Tag-based notifications in native iOS applications
OverviewTag notifications are notification messages that are targeted to all the devices that are subscribed to a particular tag. Tags represent topics of interest to the user and provide the ability to receive notifications according to the chosen interest.
Setting up tagsTags are defined in the
Tag-based notifications API methods
[[WLPush sharedInstance]subscribeTag:tagName :options)]Subscribes the device to the specified tag name.
[[WLPush sharedInstance]unsubscribeTag:tagName :options)]Unsubscribes the device from the specified tag name.
[WLPush sharedInstance]isTagSubscribed:tagName]Returns whether the device is subscribed to a specified tag name.
Common API methods for tag-based and broadcast notifications
Client-side API:When a notification is received by a device, the
didReceiveRemoteNotificationmethod in the app delegate is called. The logic to handle the notification should be defined here.
- userInfo - A JSON block that contains the payload field. This field holds other data that is sent from the MobileFirst Platform server. It also contains the tag name for tag and broadcast notification. The tag name appears in the tag element. For broadcast notification, the default tag name is
- This method registers a listener to be used for push notifications. This listener should implement the OnReadyToSubscribe() method.
WL.Server.sendMessage(applicationId,notificationOptions)This method submits a notification based on the specified target parameters and takes two mandatory parameters:
applicationId- (mandatory) The name of the MobileFirst application
notificationOptions- (mandatory) A JSON block containing message properties
For a full list of message properties, refer to the
WL.Server.sendMessageAPI in the API reference documentation.
Sample applicationBefore running the application, check the adapter's
PushAdapter-impl.jsfile and verify that the
WL.Server.sendMessage()method use the correct application name. The correct application name can be determined from the
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Last modified on November 09, 2016