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December 02, 2021

SDK update - v1.18 is out! πŸ“¦

Version 1.18 of the Batch SDK is now available πŸŽ‰! This new version brings a set of improvements and fixes to existing features that will ease your Batch’s integration and spare precious time to your developer team. Find here the complete changelog for iOS and Android.

🍎+πŸ€– Updates on iOS and Android

URL attribute type for users and events πŸ”—

You can now use URLs as attributes to enrich your users and events associated informations. This is useful to create personalized redirections in your app and media enrichment to your campaigns (e.g., a push notification that redirects to the product page of the last seen item). β†’ See Documentation

Background events support πŸ“

Batch now supports background events. This allows, with geo-fencing solutions, sending ultra-contextualized campaigns based on real-time geolocation. β†’ See Documentation

Test & Debug : Find my installation ID in 3 seconds πŸͺ„

To facilitate tests & debug on your Batch integration, free yourself from the Advertising ID by finding your Installation ID in 3 seconds. Batch will copy the installation ID of your app to the clipboard if you switch it from background to foregrounded 4 times within 20 seconds. β†’ See Help page

Better Inbox notification syncrhonization πŸ“©

No more issues with notifications not changing state in the inbox after being marked as read or deleted. Batch will now cache notifications marked as read or deleted to avoid any synchronization issues. β†’ See Documentation

πŸ€– Updates on Android only

Exclude specific Activities from In-App messages display πŸš«πŸ“²

Avoids displaying an In-App at the wrong time of the experience, especially on the Splashscreen of your App. If launching your app results in a splash screen, we advise not to allow Mobile Landings and In-App messages to be displayed on this activity. The Activity Exclusion feature lets you to declare this activity, and let Batch enqueue and display the Mobile Landing or In-App message over the next activity. β†’ See Documentation

🍎 Updates on iOS only

Universal links complete support πŸ–‡

Universal Links and associated in-app redirections don’t need to be managed manually anymore. Once your associated domains are declared, redirections will be handled automatically. Saving time for everyone! β†’ See Documentation

This new version of our homemade SDK makes it a lot more easier to setup highly personalized engagement scenarios with a user action as starting point. Attributes associated to this events, and especially URL ones, will allow you to easily personalize your messages, so that their content is as relevant as their timing!

Please reach out to projects@batch.com if you have any question, we’ll be happy to help πŸ€—

Keep pushing! πŸš€

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November 26, 2021

Safari support for Web push! πŸŽ‰

Batch now supports Safari Web push 🎊 If you’re looking for an easy way to grow your web push audience… keep reading! πŸ‘€

Safari represents more than 10% of the global desktop traffic, and whose ROI is significantly higher than the rest of the market: Safari's users create more carts online with bigger average order value. πŸ’Έ Your best customers are on Safari, and from now on you can engage them directly thanks to Batch's web Push notifications!

Adding Safari to your current Batch's Web Push integration can be done in 3 steps that will not take more than 30 minutes ⏱

Our Solutions Engineers team got ready a guide to help you implement Safari Web push swiftly not to miss on this new audience: Add Safari support to an existing Web Push integration.

Please reach out to projects@batch.com if you have any question, we’ll be happy to help πŸ€—

Keep pushing... on Safari! πŸš€

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October 07, 2021

Web push SDK update - 2.2 πŸ“¦

Version 2.2 of the Web SDK is now available πŸŽ‰!

This version comes with several fixes and debugging features to help with troubleshooting experience.

Check out the changelog to learn more. This is a minor release and has been automatically rolled out – no need to update your configuration πŸ’†β€β™‚οΈ.

Keep pushing!

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September 13, 2021

Flutter plugin - 1.0 πŸ“¦

Our Flutter plugin is Live! 🎊

At Batch, we are committed to enabling our customers to offer the best customer experience on mobile, regardless of the development platform they have chosen. πŸ‘©πŸΌβ€πŸ’»πŸ‘¨πŸ½β€πŸ’»

Integrate quickly, easily and on all environments.

An incredible Customer Experience on mobile often starts with a great Developer Experience for your Tech teams. πŸ’™

Seeing the interest in Flutter growing over the past few months, we set to work to offer you:

πŸ‘‰ A plugin meeting the quality standards of our native SDK.

πŸ‘‰ Readable, complete and up-to-date technical documentation to make life easier for technical teams and ensure rapid deployment.

πŸ‘‰ Full capabilities to deploy all your acquisition and engagement scenarios on your Flutter app.

Flutter therefore joins Cordova and React Native in the family of hybrid technologies supported by Batch βœ…

To start integration ➑️ check out the documentation, and if you need help ask your questions to our Product Specialits on support@batch.com πŸ’Œ

Keep pushing! πŸš€

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September 06, 2021

New cross-channel retargeting features πŸ”€

Leverage retargeting as a part of your marketing strategy to boost your campaigns’ performance.

Find the sweet spot of an effective user communication strategy requires activating and test all channels at your disposal. You can now drive more engagement and conversion with powerful retargeting scenarios across mobile push and in-app channels. πŸ€©πŸ“²

New targeting conditions available for Push and In-App message campaigns allow you to:

  • Target users based on whether they received a push campaign or not.
  • Target users based on whether they opened a push campaign or not.
  • Target users based on whether they saw an In-App message or not.

So you can now:

  • Retarget users that didn’t interact on your push with an In-app message campaign.
  • And vice versa: retarget users that did not view an In-App message with a push notification campaign.
  • Exclude users that were targeted on a recent In-app campaign to better manage your marketing pressure.

Keep pushing! πŸš€

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August 03, 2021

React Native plugin update - 6.0 πŸ“¦

Version 6.0 of the React Native plugin is now available πŸŽ‰! This is a major release with breaking changes.

Native Batch SDK update ✨

The React Native plugin is now linked with the latest version of the native Batch SDK (1.17), and you can update it manually on both iOS and Android.

Custom font for In-App messages 🎨

Personalize the In-App messages font: better match your app UI and offer your users a consistent experience throughout their journey.

New Inbox features πŸ“¨

You can now retrieve an unlimited list of notifications to display in the Inbox, and mark them as read or deleted.

Developer experience improvements βš™οΈ

The debug view facilitates Batch implementation testing, and chaining Batch User editor is now optional.

Bug fixes πŸ”§

This version of the plugin also fixes some bugs related to SDK opt-in methods, and Mobile Landing & In-App messages display.

Check out the documentation to learn more.

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