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Boost your App Installs With Smart App Banners

Tuesday, 26 July 2016

Smart App Banners for Mobile Websites

 

Smart banners are those banners that appear at the top of the screen of your smartphone browser when you visit a website that also has available apps at stores (Google Play - Apple's App Store).

They provide to your website visitors the direct link to download your apps depending on their operating system, Android or iOS. It is the easiest way to turn organic visits from your website to app users. Therefore, these banners are a great tool to promote your mobile app without an extra advertising cost.

In this article, we will provide you solutions and help on how to set up your smart banner to your website in order to boost your mobile apps!

 

WHAT WILL I NEED TO KNOW FOR SETTING UP MY BANNER

In order to set up your smart banner, you will need to know except the URLs of your apps at stores, your iOS App iTunes ID and your Google Play Store App ID.

 

How to find my iOS App iTunes ID?

Your ID can be retrieved from the direct link to your app in iTunes

iTunes store URL’s will be in the following format:
http://itunes.apple.com/[country]/app/[App–Name]/id[YOUR ID]?mt=8
ex. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/looksomethingradio/id123456789
THE ID is: 123456789

 

How to find my Android App ID?

You can catch your Google App ID also from the Google Play app’s URL.
The URL of your app will look like this:
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.radio.looksomething
You have to copy everything after “id=“, in this case: com.radio.looksomething, which will be the ID you will need.

 

SMARTBANNER FOR WORDPRESS WEBSITES

Install the plugin App Banners (https://wordpress.org/plugins/appbanners/)

Activate the plugin, then go to ‘Settings->App Banners‘ and enter your Apple App Store App ID and Google Play App ID (we have found previously), Author, App Title and Price (if you’re selling your app).

 

SMARTBANNER FOR JOOMLA WEBSITES

Download and Install the Extension Smart App Banner (http://extensions.joomla.org/extensions/extension/mobile/mobile-apps/app-store-smart-layer)

You will then need to customize the settings of the extension as in the WordPress plugin providing app IDs from stores.

 

SMARTBANNER FOR ANY WEBSITE

In this situation, you will need to be familiar with coding, because you will need to integrate the code alone to your website’s core files.
We provide ready customized code and instructions here: http://goo.gl/6HsZOI

 

For any further assistance don’t hesitate to contact us at [email protected] or have a look at our complete guide to promote and market your mobile apps.

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