In the previous blog we have covered the basics of Web Push notifications - what are Web Push notifications, how does a Web Push notification work- its protocol, difference between Push notifications and Pop-up notification, why Push Notifications, advantages of adding Push notifications on a website.
There are many push notification service providers. Decide which one goes well on the pocket and suits the best for your website. We have given a comparative chart (covering only the differentiating points of the competitive service providers) between the popular push notifications service by OneSignal, PushCrew & PushEngage.
|Free plans include||Free plan limited to 2000 subscribers||Free plan limited to 2500 subscribers, 120 notifications and 5000 clicks|
Free WordPress push notification plugin with unlimited mobile push and web push notifications for up to 30K subscribers. Known as "freemium plans" as their free plan covers all features with customer support
|Paid plans include||Starts at $25/month but for just 2,000 subscribers only||Starts at just $29/month for 10,000 active subscribers and up to 2 sites||Starts from $99/month with unlimited mobile and web push notification subscribers with unlimited in-app messaging|
Supports only custom segmentation
|Supports custom segmentation and Geo-segmentation features. Based on geography, messages can be personalized.||Present|
|Multi-language feature||Absent||Serves over 115 countries and can be customized in the regional languages of these countries.||Helps create personalized messages and have them delivered to each user at the ideal time of day|
|Multi-platforms||Support on 10 platforms||Supports 15 platforms||Supports 9 platforms|
|Web Push Notifications for websites host on Joomla and WordPress||Present for both Joomla and WordPress hosted websites||Only WordPress plugin||Present for both Joomla and WordPress hosted websites|
|Frequency capping feature||Absent|
Caps the old notifications and prevents the old messages from deluging. This helps in reducing the chances of your subscribers to unsubscribe.
|Support for affiliate marketing||Absent||Present||Absent|
|Multi Browsers||Supported on 3 browsers||Supported on 5 browsers||Supported on 3 browsers (on Safari along with Chrome and Firefox)|
|A/B Testing feature||Present in Enterprise plan|
Present in Premium plans
|Present in Free plan|
|Real-time tracking of conversions||Absent||Absent||Present|
In our upcoming blog, we have covered how to install Push Notification plugin on a WordPress site. We have demonstrated the setup with push notifications service provided by OneSignal through OneSignal plugin on a demo WordPress site of Coding Tag.
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