It may be a dream of every WordPress website owner to Code Android Apps for WordPress websites or to have their Android Application for WordPress website, they may find an Android App developer to make this true. But after reading this article with a crafted tutorial to convert a website to App, the Website owner can turn the website into a mobile app with the following easy guide for Creating Android Apps.
Tools Required For developing Android Apps
If you are not the developer and don’t have the knowledge of coding then you must go through the basics of Java language, XML, Php. You don’t have to be an expert Android developer, as you are already reading an expert tutorial for Android App just follow each and everything in an exact way as I describe in the article.
Android Studio Tool for App development
To start with Android App development, you must have Android Studio installed in your system with the latest Platform and Plugins updated, to Update your Android Studio to the latest version you can go to the HELP option in the TOOLBAR to check whether your Android tool is updated or need to be. One more important thing is to install all different Android Version supporting libraries, which can be done from the SDK manager. Use SDK manager in the android studio to see which supporting libraries need to be updated and the new libraries for the upcoming android version are ready to get installed on your Android Studio Tool.
TIP: Download Android Studio Tool from the Google Official Android website and follow the Guide to install on your system (Computer). If you need any help in downloading Android Studio for your computer or have any problem in installing then comment, I will provide you with a precise solution for your query.
WordPress Plugin for Android App
This WordPress plugin will not convert your WordPress website to Android App, but it will play a vital role in developing customize the android app for your website hosted on WordPress. Install and activate plugin Jetpack by WordPress.com and when the plugin is activated move to Settings of the plugin and search for JSON API option and click on Activate. (See details in below-illustrated image)
Now as the JSON API is activated you will have the URL which will be used while developing an Android App for your website the URL is https://public-api.wordpress.com/rest/v1.1/sites/your-site-domain/posts/ in-place of your site domain write WordPress website domain. You have to paste this link in String which will fetch the content data and display it on XML files of the Android App.
Code Android Apps for WordPress website
I had developed Android App for my client’s website, you can use this App to know how the app functions – go to the play store and search Syncsas App to install the App on your android device.
You have to create several java files for the functioning of the app, you can create different category layouts so that your website content will be displayed in category form.
So, if you want to code part of an android application for a WordPress website then you can comment on your requirements. As sharing my hard work of coding here is not good for me, so I will email you the complete android project and if want to hire me for customizing the WordPress website android app then it will be awesome.
WordPress website Android App tutorial
The WordPress part in this tutorial is explained, the coding part is for the Java coders who can understand the coding to develop Apps. I will give you a hint to developed your app, the java code is the combination of WEB-VIEW, INTERNET CONNECTION CHECKER, LIST VIEW, NAVIGATION DRAWER, HTTP REQUEST and XML files to design the app.