Sending notifications

Sending notifications via dashboard

Location of notification management tools

You can access both public and personal notifications, and manage notification templates from the "Notifications" area of side panel. alt Sidepanel

Sending public notifications

To get started with your new public notification click the blue "+ New notification" -button on the top right corner of the "Public notifications" -view. alt New notification Next select the content type of the notification you want to create by clicking the relevant box. It can contain either a) title and message or b) title and a link to a web page. alt Content type

Title and message

Title and message notification sending form looks like below. alt Title and message

  1. Fill the message title to the title field.
    • Title can contain normal text and emojis.
  2. Fill in your desired message body
    • Body can contain formatted text, links, emojis and images
  3. If you want to modify any of the advanced options clicking here will view them
  4. Fill in any advanced options that you want your message to have
    • Notification type can be selected from the dropdown menu
    • Notification types help your users to identify and prioritise the notifications they receive
    • Notification type is indicated with a coloured bar on the left hand side of the notification (General => white, Success => green, Info => Blue, Warning => yellow and Danger => red)
    • Show as new defines the time after which the notification will be shown as read regardless of if the user has actually opened it
    • Publish at enables you to schedule notification delivery
    • Archive at defines the time after which the notification will not be visible in your users notification panel anymore
  5. When everything is done you can either send the notification or create a test notification for yourself
    • Test notifications are sent to your Notific.io Dashboard

Title and link

Title and link notification form looks as below alt Title and link

  1. Fill the message title to the title field.
    • Title can contain normal text and emojis.
  2. Fill in the URL that will be opened when clicking the notification
  3. If you want to modify any of the advanced options clicking here will view them
  4. Fill in any advanced options that you want your message to have
    • Notification type can be selected from the dropdown menu
    • Notification types help your users to identify and prioritise the notifications they receive
    • Notification type is indicated with a coloured bar on the left hand side of the notification (General => white, Success => green, Info => Blue, Warning => yellow and Danger => red)
    • Show as new defines the time after which the notification will be shown as read regardless of if the user has actually opened it
    • Publish at enables you to schedule notification delivery
    • Archive at defines the time after which the notification will not be visible in your users notification panel anymore
  5. When everything is done you can either send the notification or create a test notification for yourself
    • Test notifications are sent to your Notific.io Dashboard

Sending personal notifications

To get started with your new personal notification click the blue "+ Create notification" -button on the top right corner of the "Personal notifications" -view. alt New personal notification Next select the content type of the notification you want to create by clicking the relevant box. It can contain either alt Personal notification content type a) title and message

b) title and a link to a web page.

Title and message

Title and message notification sending form looks like below. alt Personal notification title and message

  1. Fill the message title to the title field.
    • Title can contain normal text and emojis.
  2. Fill in your desired message body
    • Body can contain formatted text, links, emojis and images
  3. If you want to modify any of the advanced options clicking here will view them
  4. If you want to save this notification as a template for future use, check this box. For more information about notification templates, please see the notification template tutorial
  5. Fill in any advanced options that you want your message to have
    • Notification type can be selected from the dropdown menu
    • Notification types help your users to identify and prioritise the notifications they receive
    • Notification type is indicated with a coloured bar on the left hand side of the notification (General => white, Success => green, Info => Blue, Warning => yellow and Danger => red)
  6. If you want to add an Action button to your message, select the one you want from the dropdown list. For more information about the action buttons see the Action button tutorial

After you are done click the blue "Save and continue" button

The last step before sending a personal notification is selecting the recipient(s) alt Select recipients

  1. Select the desired notification type
    • Real-time notification is delivered to your recipient as soon as your user is available on a device / browser that they have registered to receive your notifications with
    • Mail notification is delivered as an eMail to your recipient's eMail address
    • Browser push notification will be delivered when your recipient visits your website
  2. If you want to limit your audience via tags, select the desired tag groups via the dropdown menu
  3. If you want to control individual recipients of your notification you can do it here
    • The recipient list is automatically updated according to your selected tags

After you have finished selecting your notification type and audience simply click the blue "Send" -button, or if you want to test the notification before sending click "Send as a test to yourself"

Title and link

Title and link notification form looks as below alt Personal notification title and link

  1. Fill the message title to the title field.
    • Title can contain normal text and emojis.
  2. Fill in the URL that will be opened when clicking the notification
  3. If you want to modify any of the advanced options clicking here will view them
  4. If you want to save this notification as a template for later use, select this check box
  5. Notification type can be selected from the dropdown menu
    • Notification types help your users to identify and prioritise the notifications they receive
    • Notification type is indicated with a coloured bar on the left hand side of the notification (General => white, Success => green, Info => Blue, Warning => yellow and Danger => red)

When you are done click the blue continue -button

The last step before sending a personal notification is selecting the recipient(s) alt Select recipients

  1. Select the desired notification type
    • Real-time notification is delivered to your recipient as soon as your user is available on a device / browser that they have registered to receive your notifications with
    • Mail notification is delivered as an eMail to your recipient's eMail address
    • Browser push notification will be delivered when your recipient visits your website
  2. If you want to limit your audience via tags, select the desired tag groups via the dropdown menu
  3. If you want to control individual recipients of your notification you can do it here
    • The recipient list is automatically updated according to selected tags

After you have finished selecting your notification type and audience simply click the blue "Send" -button, or if you want to test the notification before sending, click "Send as a test to yourself"