Convert Your WordPress Blog to Native Android App – Appock Review

You have a business, and you want to expand that business into the realm of mobility. Unfortunately, you don’t have the finances to hire a programmer to create an Android app that would take your niche shop out into the world. What do you do? Give up on the idea?

Not a chance.

If you want to compete with the insane amount of competition, you almost have to go mobile. Thankfully, there are sites available that allow you to build that app without having to write a single line of code.

I’ve found Many such services that warrant your time and effort. Each of them offers pretty much the same service, But the one today we are going to review is Appock. One of the best WordPress Blog to Native App Convertor.

So, Appock Provides their Services in two Different Plans:
A) Starter Plan: $39 (Monthly Payment)
B) Professional Plan: $59 (Monthly Payment)

In Starter Plan, Appock Will host your app on their PlayStore Account, whereas in Professional Plan You can Upload Your app in Your PlayStore Account.

Sign Up for Google Play Developer Console from here

You can Use Your logo, icon, launch screen, Unlimited App builds, Send Unlimited Push Notifications, Monetize Your App with Admob Ad Network and Keep 100% Revenue, Google Analytics Support.

With Appock Grow your audience and traffic, Monetize your mobile traffic, Drive loyalty and returning traffic with push notifications.

You Can Create Your App in 3 Easy Steps:

Step 1) Enter Your Email ID, Password & Website URL (Note : Your Website CMS Should be WordPress).

Step 2) Install JSON API Plugin in your WordPress. Alternatively, You can click on Install Now button as Given in below Screenshot.

Step 3) Here, You can Customize your app. Edit App name, Choose Your branding colors, Choose App Icon and Branding Image (Splash Screen Logo), Tab Categories (Same as your Post categories in WordPress) and Click on Get My App.

Step 4) Choose You Plan, Usually Appock  Have Two different Plans to Choose From. Starter Plan & Professional Plan, Starter Plan Will Cost You $39 (Monthly Payment) whereas Professional plan will cost you $59 (Monthly Payment). Here, We Choose $59 Professional Plan.

Now, You can Monetize Your App with Google AdMob and Maximize your ad revenue by integrating AdMob. To Obtain AdMob Ids, Visit Here.

To Keep Track of Your Visitors and Also to check RealTime of your App, You can use Google Analytics (With Google Analytics you can track who users are, where they come from and what they do in our app.This will allow you to increase your app engagement.)

To Send Push Notifications To the Users, Navigate to Push notifications Tab and here You can Send Push Notifications Via Two Different Methods. 1) Push an Article to the user or 2) Write any Random Message, with title  and Choose image if you want. Here’s how the Push Notification Screen Looks like.

If You Face any Issues While Creating an App with Appock, you can Mail them on, or Ping them on Skype: Appock.


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How To Install Google Analytics In WordPress Wesite

For any blogger or online business owner it is of prime importance to have a fair knowledge of his/her audience. If you have no idea how your online readers interact with your site or blog then the chances of your online success are very low. Having a close eye on your traffic stats is one of the best ways to know your audience and that is what Google Analytics provide you Free of cost.

In my today’s post, I will discuss the importance of Google Analytics, and how you can install Google Analytics in WordPress blog.

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Why is Google Analytics So Important?

Google analytics help you to keep track of:

who is visiting your site

This feature of Analytics lets you know the geographical location of your visitors, which browsers they use to visit your website and many other crucial info like screen resolution, JavaScript support, Flash support, language etc.

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Audience Behavior

You can easily track behavior of your audience such as : which page or post they are reading, how long they stay on your site and finally what is the bounce rate of your site. So, what you can do with this information, by using this info you can reduce your bounce rate and increase page views per visitor.

Traffic Sources

This part of the analytics lets you where did your visitor come from, such as : Search Engines, Direct Links, Referral links from another site. Google analytics gives you the breakdown of your visitors from each of these traffic sources. It also shows you which search engine is sending you the most traffic, google, yahoo, bing etc.

The breakdown of referral sources shows you which sites you need to work with the most. If your top referral source is twitter, then you need to have exclusive twitter content to make your twitter audience feel special.

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Ever wondered which keywords are pulling in traffic for your site? Google analytics provides the information on your website so you can understand which keywords bring in traffic and which do not bring in any traffic at all.

Audience interaction with your site’s content

Google analytics show how your users interacted with your site’s content. It shows you what percent of the user clicked on which link on your site and much more. By seeing the user interactivity, you can work your content around your users.

Sign Up For Google Analytics

Step 1: First you would need to create a Google Analytics account. To do this, visit Google Analytics Signup Page.

Here you will notice a screen just like below. Just login using your gmail account or simply create a new gmail account if you don’t have any

Step 2: After signing in with your Gmail account, you will be taken to next screen like one below. Here you will sign up for Google Analytics using your Gmail account.

Here you will need to choose between website or mobile app, click on website.

Now a days Google is providing a Universal Access account, which is in beta and comes with extra features.

Step 3: Next you will need to enter your Website’s URL, Account name, country, and the time zone.

After filling out these information, scroll down to bottom of the page and click on the Get Tracking ID button. You will be prompted with Google Analytics terms and service which you must agree to, so click on I Agree button.

Step 4: On the next screen you will have Google Analytics tracking code. You need to copy the tracking code which you will install in your WordPress website.

Leave the analytics browser tab open as you will need to revisit it, after installing the code on your WordPress site.

How to Install Google Analytics in WordPress

Basically there are  3 ways to install Google analytics in WordPress,  Direct paste, functions.php, and plugins.

Direct Paste into header.php

In this method you will paste the tracking code copied in Step 4. From the editor open your header.php and paste the code before <body> tag.

Functions.php Method

This method is only for advanced users only, beginners should use one of the other two methods.

Open your theme’s functions.php and paste the below code. Don’t forget to paste your Google Analytics code from Step 4 here.


add_action(‘wp_footer’, ‘add_googleanalytics’);

function add_googleanalytics() { ?>

// Paste your Google Analytics code from Step 4 here

<?php } ?>

Using Plugins (Recommended)

There are so many WordPress plugins you can use to add Google Analytics to your site. However, it is probably best to just use a simple lightweight plugin like:WordPress website

After Installing  and activating Insert Header and Footer and paste the Google Analytics code in the plugin’s setting page.

Now you’ve successfully installed Google Analytics in your WordPress website, your next step is to go back to step 4 and click save. That’s all, now you can your site’s analytics by visiting reporting tab approximately after 12-24 hours of installing analytics tracking code to your website.

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How To Add Login With Facebook In WordPress

There are many WordPress sites over the internet that offer connect with Facebook for new account registration purpose and you are reading this post because you too want to add one click registration and login with Facebook option to your site or blog.

Why To Add Login With Facebook on your site?

Adding login with Facebook (Facebook connect) on your site will make it super easy for your visitors to register by using their Facebook account as many people hate filling out signup forms and waiting of confirmation emails.

How To Add Facebook Connect On Your Site?

Let’s move towards our topic ‘how to add login with Facebook in WordPress site’. This is actually three-step process (a) Creating Facebook App, (b) Installing and activating a WordPress plugin and (c) Connecting Facebook App with Plugin. Now I’ll discuss the step by step process;

Creating Facebook App

In this step you will need to create Facebook App for you website. If you are already using some wp plugin to add Facebook comments, Recommendation bar, or Follow buttons, to your WordPress site, then you may have already created a Facebook app for your site. In such a case you can use the already created app’s ID and secret keys in the settings.

On the other hand if you don’t have Facebook App for your site, then you can easily create it free of cost. Just head on to Facebook Developers page and under My Apps menu, click on the create new app link.

This will open a popup window asking you to choose your app platform. You need to click on Website to continue.

Next  you need to input your app name, name space, and a category for your app. You can use the name of your website or blog as the app name and namespace. After that click on the create app ID button to continue.

Now Facebook will start creating your app. On the next window, scroll a bit down and input the name of your site and hit Next button.

That’s it, your Facebook App has been created successfully. You can have a look at your app dashboard by going to My Apps menu on the top and then going to your newly created app. From the Dashboard you need to copy App ID and secret keys.

Installing Nextend Facebook Connect

Go to your WordPress dashboard, install and activate Nextend Facebook Connect plugin. Next  you will need to connect the plugin with a Facebook app.

Connecting Facebook App

After the activation is done, go to Settings >> Nextend FB Connect to configure plugin. Here, paste app ID and app secret keys that you copied from your Facebook app’s dashboard. Once done, review other options on the screen and click on the save changes button to store your plugin settings.

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