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Push Message Web Part Version 1.0


Push Messages Web Part is intended to enable communication with the users of SharePoint web site by sending push messages to their mobile devices.

Push Message Web Part

This powerful tool has no limits in regards to the message quantity. The messages are easily created, and automatically stored after sending.

Also, this tool allows for creating the groups of the users based on certain characteristics, like platform type, device location, or your own preferences. The messages can be sent to either the individual users, groups, or even a combination of groups and users.

Simply stated, Push Message Web Part is a compound solution that consist of the few important parts:

  • Web Part and infrastructure
  • Push Send Library
  • 2 services
  • Push SDK

The following schematic diagram explains the connection between all parts:



Certainly we presume that your mobile application is either already developed, or is going to be developed soon.

However, please, remember, that WE CAN ALSO HELP TO DEVELOP YOUR MOBILE APPLICATION!

Feature List

Feature
Integration with iOS applications
Integration with Android applications
SharePoint push message management panel
Identification of mobile users in SharePoint
Online message composer
Unlimited push messages
Message scheduling
Segmentation by user locations, app versions, platforms
Combination users into groups
Send messages to individual users and/or groups
History of messages
Status of messages
Language pack support (desired localization can be added by request)

Why ArtfulBits Push Message?

Mobile devices have become a necessary target for online marketing and successful team collaboration. You can deliver news and get the feedbacks from your users exponentially faster if you reach them on the mobile devices.

Push Message Web Part is full-cycle solution that contains every part necessary for reaching your SharePoint users on their mobile devices. It contains SharePoint web part itself, iOS and Android SDK for your application that will enable your application to communicate with Push Web Part, web services that will actually send data back and forth, and certainly an extensive and easy to understand documentation for each part.

Push Message Web Part has all capacities to become your greatest assistant. Just imagine what you can do with it - inform your customers about your new products, send messages to your team, schedule marketing campaign notifications, and congratulate your staff and much more!

 Standard Edition
Integration with iOS applications   
Integration with Android applications   
SharePoint push message management panel   
Identification of mobile users in SharePoint   
Online message composer   
Unlimited push messages   
Message scheduling   
Segmentation by user locations, app versions, platforms   
Combination users into groups   
Send messages to individual users and/or groups   
History of messages   
Status of messages   
Language pack support (desired localization can be added by request)   


Push Message : Send Screen


Push Message : Groups Screen


Push Message : History Screen


Push Message : Settings Screen


Preparation for Installation

Before installation, please, check that your target server meets Push Message Web Part system requirements.

Also, it is recommended to install ArtfulBits License Manager before (if it is not installed).


1. Installation

Download Push Message Web Part installation package from ArtfulBits website, unpack the file, and run Setup.exe:

Note:

You must be a SharePoint Farm Administrator for successful installation. Also "Windows SharePoint Administration" and "Windows SharePoint Timer" should be running on the server:

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After system check is finished, click "Next".

After reading License Agreement, click "Accept" and go to next step.

Select one or more web applications and click "Next".

Wait for install to succeed, click "Next" for deployment status details.

2. License Management

Push Message Web Part uses Per-Farm License Model (each license is bound to single SharePoint Farm ID). For more details about licensing models please visit License Agreement.

Product works in unlicensed mode for three days from the moment of installation. In this mode all the product features are unlocked same way as with trial license. After these three days either trial license or full license should be entered for product to function.

  • To get Push Message Web Part trial license click here.

After ArtfulBits License Manager is installed, go to the SharePoint Central Administration page:

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Choose "Operations".
Click on "ArtfulBits License Manager":

Click on "ArtfulBits License Manager":

This page shows all ArtfulBits installed products and their license statuses.

Click on product name to view license details.

If product is not licensed you can click "Enter License" link and enter license key (trial or full) into textbox. For upgrading product edition click "Convert License" and enter new license of target product edition.

Pressing "Activate" button will verify the key and in case of verification success license status will be updated.

Note: in trial or unlicensed mode all product features are available for evaluation. This way you will be able to try each and every feature available in the product line which will give you good understanding of what feature set will be necessary for you and it will be easier to come up with the decision which product edition should be purchased. After trial period expiration full license should be purchased which will determine product edition and available (unlocked) feature set.

Special link informing about product expiration is shown in SharePoint pages, where ArtfulBits component is used if product is using trial license or such license is "Expired" or no license is provided at all. Clicking on this link will redirect to product license status details page.

3. Activating / Deactivating Feature

Click "Site Actions" menu in the root site of one site collection, then click "Site Settings":
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Click "Site collection features" link in Site Settings page:
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In SharePoint Site collection feature list, activate ArtfulBits Push Message Web Part feature (if deactivated):

4. Product Upgrading

Process of updating Push Message Web Part is pretty straightforward - just download latest installation package and execute Setup.exe from it. After system check completes, select an "Upgrade" option and then follow setup wizard instructions.

5. Uninstallation / Repairing

Execute Setup.exe from your installation package. On the Repair and Remove section, select Remove radio button and click "Next", the Push Message Web Part will be uninstalled. Or select "Repair" - to repair the Push Message Web Part .


For SharePoint 2013 products:
Operating Systems: Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
Windows Server 2012
Server: SharePoint Release:
  • SharePoint Foundation 2013 or SharePoint Server 2013
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0
Browser:
  • Internet Explorer 8+
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Apple Safari
  • Google Chrome
For SharePoint 2010 products:
Operating Systems: Windows Server 2008 x64 SP2
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows 7 x64
Server: SharePoint Release:
  • SharePoint Foundation 2010 or SharePoint Server 2010
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.5
Browser:
  • Internet Explorer 8+
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Apple Safari
  • Google Chrome

Item Version Size
SharePoint 2013
artfulbits_Push_Message_v1.0_SP2013.zip
Zip file contains ArtfulBits Push Message Web Part install files for SharePoint 2013, user guide and install guide documents. For more details about installation process select Installation tab.
1.0 2207 Kb
artfulbits_Push_Message_v1.0_fullpack_SP2013.zip
Zip file contains ArtfulBits Push Message Web Part and License Manager install files for SharePoint 2013, user guides and install guides documents for both products. For more details about installation process select Installation tab.
1.0 4144 Kb
SharePoint 2010
artfulbits_Push_Message_v1.0_SP2010.zip
Zip file contains ArtfulBits Push Message Web Part install files for SharePoint 2010, user guide and install guide documents. For more details about installation process select Installation tab.
1.0 2207 Kb
artfulbits_Push_Message_v1.0_fullpack_SP2010.zip
Zip file contains ArtfulBits Push Message Web Part and License Manager install files for SharePoint 2010, user guides and install guides documents for both products. For more details about installation process select Installation tab.
1.0 4143 Kb
Documentation
Push_Message_UserGuide.pdf
Push Message user guide.
831 Kb
Push_Message_InstallGuide.pdf
Installation guide describes installation and licensing steps.
696 Kb


Note: FullPack is not required if you already have installed or download ArtfulBits License Manager.

Release Notes

Version Notes
v1.0
(January 15, 2015)
Initial Release

[PRO] - Professional edition
[ENT] - Enterprise edition

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