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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Guillaume
7 years ago

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

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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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Daniel
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 developer.apple.com

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Faith
2 years ago

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

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LoveMustLead
2 years ago

Mobile JQuery can be funny! exactly what i needed

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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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Emmanuel
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.

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PhilZona
11 months ago

Hey Suraj, you can find the library here: https://github.com/serin113/SR-Web-Apps/blob/master/add2home%20(cubiq)/add2home.js
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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Olagist
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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