Create An Add To Home Screen Popup For HTML5 Or jQuery Mobile

Posted on January 26, 2012 by Anthony James Founder/CEOAnthony James Founder/CEO

Ever see those neat little “Click here to add this web app to your home screen” popups while visiting places like YouTube? It’s a great tool, and really simple to add to your jQuery Mobile or Mobile web app. In this screencast we will learn how to use a simple JS library called add2home.js and its customization configurations to add the popup add to home screen to our IOS web apps.

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7 years ago

It’s just what I was looking for!
Thanks a lot ;))

Image of Tyus
7 years ago

Thanks for this tut, you always make some great stuff. Easy to understand but to the point.

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7 years ago

Great tutorial ! What’s the emulator you are using for iPhone and iPad ?

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Anthony James Founder/CEO
7 years ago

xcode from

Image of Faith
2 years ago

It’s just what I was looking for!
Thanks a lot dear

Image of LoveMustLead
2 years ago

Mobile JQuery can be funny! exactly what i needed

Image of Gurusvevo
2 years ago

Thanks for this tutorial. Been looking for it.

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waec expo 2018
2 years ago

Wonderful tutorial from wonderful author “!!

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Kiss Daniel
2 years ago

I think i go the latest version and well coded one from here, thanks a lot

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surenaija media
2 years ago

Great!!!!1 Thanks for sharing

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1 year ago

Nice article and teaching, thanks very much for sharing

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Suraj Kumar
12 months ago

Hey Anthony,
Download link is not working now, can you provide me the files.
I have done all things but it’s not prompting for add to home screen, can you help me with same.

Image of PhilZona
11 months ago

Hey Suraj, you can find the library here:
Looks like it has not been updated in quite some time, so you may want to consider alternatives that are better maintained.

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10 months ago

Exactly what i have been searching for, thank a lot for this useful post, it really help me on jquery for mobile

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