Introducing Web Push Notifications

Starting with Chrome 50 and Firefox 44 you are able to send push notifications to your website users, even when they are not browsing your website.

We have integrated this new feature into the Realtime Cloud Messaging Pub/Sub service to make your life easier.

How?

You probably noticed that your browser asked if you allowed notifications from this website. If you accepted you are already subscribed to your own private channel to receive notifications.

Your channel is: ...

This was performed through the new subscribeWithNotifications method in the Realtime JavaScript SDK.

Demo time! Clicking on the following button will send a new push notification to your private channel (only you'll see the push).

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