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Customizing your News app

Customising your app’s logo, color, menu and content

Once installed, you will be able to find the MobiLoud plugin in your sidebar.

1. Design your App

Under this tab, you will be able to upload your app’s logo, change the navigation bar color, and choose what to show on your app’s home screen.

You can also see a quick preview of the app design. To test your app, click on the Live Preview button.

Mobiloud News design tab

2. Configure the Menu Tab

On the Configure the Menu Tab, you will be able to customize your Menu structure, adding pages, categories, custom taxonomies and any URL you’d like to load in the app.

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3. Test the App

This is the fun part! You can test drive your native iOS and Android app on a simulator or on your own device before signing up and publishing it.

To test the app online from your browser, click on the Design tab and click on the See Live Preview button at the bottom-right of the screen.

To get a preview of your app on your device, follow the steps below:

  1. Download the MobiLoud app from the App Store or the Android app from Google Play on your own device.
  2. Open the app and once it’s loaded, you’ll be asked to enter your site’s URL. If the popup doesn’t appear or to bring it back to change the URL, just shake your device.
  3. Enter your own site’s address and test your own app on your device.

4. Sign up & Publish

Ready to publish your app?

To get your app published you’ll need to sign up for one of our pricing plans or purchase a lifetime license.

Once you’ve signed up you’ll fill in a simple submission form to provide us the details required to get your app built and published on App Store and Google Play.

This includes an icon and launch screen for your app.

Updated on October 17, 2018

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