Add to Home Screen

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Full Title or Meme

Add to Home Screen is a feature of mobile computing devices that enables Progressive Web Apps to be available on the device's home screen.

Context

  • The objective of the Progressive Web App is to duplicate nearly all of the functionality of a Native App which includes the ability of the user to access the app from their computing device, such as a Smartphone.
  • Like most web traffic in 2020 is secured with HTTPS and this feature requires HTTPS to be the transport layer.

Problems

  • The primary target of the PWA is the mobile Smartphone which as limited capabilities, in particular memory and battery energy.

Solutions

References