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How to turn a website into an app?

There are several ways to turn a website into an app, depending on your specific needs and resources. Here are a few options you might consider:

  1. Use a webview: One option is to create a “webview” within a native app, which essentially displays the website within the app. This can be done using tools like PhoneGap or Cordova, which allow you to wrap a webview in a native app shell and publish it to app stores.
  2. Use a mobile app builder: There are also a number of mobile app builders available that allow you to create an app from your website without needing to write any code. These tools typically provide a visual interface for designing your app, and then generate the necessary code for you.
  3. Convert the website to a progressive web app (PWA): A progressive web app (PWA) is a type of web application that can be installed on a device like a native app and can work offline. PWAs have many of the features and functionality of native apps, and can be installed on a device from a website.
  4. Rewrite the website as a native app: If you want to create a more fully-featured app and have the resources to do so, you can also consider rewriting your website as a native app. This will typically require more work and resources, as you will need to write code specifically for the platform (e.g., Android or iOS) you want to target.

Regardless of which approach you choose, it is important to consider the needs and resources of your business, as well as the requirements of the app stores and platforms you want to target.


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I am Hanif Marwat – ASO Expert & UA Specialist. I have 5 years of professional & freelance experience in app/game marketing, where I have achieved 10 million downloads many times.

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