Builder.io is a powerful visual headless CMS allowing non-technical teams to build smooth experiences with a drag-and-drop interface.
Can you use it for native ecommerce apps?
Builder is a flexible platform that can be used well in native apps.
Because the data is all JSON, it can be used across platforms. To achieve this you’d need to work on modeling the data, and setting everything up with Builder’s APIs. There is also a React Native SDK in beta.
If all this sounds like a lot of work, which it is, there’s a much more straightforward way - MobiLoud.
MobiLoud is the best option if you don’t have apps already.
That’s because MobiLoud is a complete ecommerce app builder platform that lets you reuse Builder.io’s entire functionality in-app, straight out of the box.
All of Builder.io’s features for:
Will work perfectly in MobiLoud apps.
You can keep using it just as you do on the web, without needing to fiddle with any technical integrations or taking up developer resources.
Let’s look at how this is achieved.
Builder.io is only the start, because MobiLoud actually allows you to integrate everything from your web store.
No matter the tools, plugins, custom features, or integrations your site runs on - you can reuse them all in iOS and Android apps, straight out of the box.
This is because MobiLoud blends native and web tech.
Your apps themselves will be fully native, with all the native components for a great UX. The content though and the actual app pages will be pulled from your site via webview.
From your customers’ perspectives, they’ll be using high-end native eCommerce apps. But from yours, you’re translating your existing UX and tech stack into a new form, which means the apps slot perfectly into your existing workflows.
This is a proven model used by some of the world’s top ecommerce sites like Ebay and Amazon, and MobiLoud itself powers thousands of apps including those of Billion dollar retailers.
Ready to get started?
MobiLoud can get you live on the App Store and Google Play in just weeks, for a small fraction of the typical cost.
You can get started free with zero risk.
Speak to one of our app experts today.