Progressive Web App (PWA)¶
Bots can be exposed as a progressive web app, hosted on Botsquad, either on a .bsqd.me subdomain, or on a custom top-level domain of your choosing.
Hosting on a TLD is currently part of our enterprise package.
After connecting the PWA channel, the chat widget shows in the basic, "full screen" mode, for instance like this:
This basic version is good for demonstration purposes and for fullscreen desktop experiences.
To have a more app-like experience, you need to add a
pwa.yml file, like this:
appearance: app manifest: theme_color: "#990000"
After publishing, the bot will render now like this:
This view is meant for mobile usage only. On desktop, a phone frame will be rendered around the chat window, to be able to demonstrate the mobile experience.