Hello Magento Fellas?,

How are you all doing? Welcome to MageComp blog where I am here to illustrate to you all with How to Use PWA in Magento 2. Also take a look at Magento Progressive Web Applications | Magento 2 PWA. Let’s Begin without further ADO?.

Introduction:

What is PWA?

PWA is a web application that is mainly used for trending web technologies to create a quick and better customer experience. PWA creates your website responsive, and compatible with any browser. There is an enhanced offline feature provided by PWA which works as an offline mobile app. A PWA makes your website very responsive which works well with your mobile phone, as well as tablets.

Working of PWA:

Here, we are going to discuss the point with 2 perspectives, considering the usage of PWA by a User and a Developer

PWA for Developer:

Mainly, the developer has to create a totally different project in the root folder of Magento 2. With the help of React application and the use of GraphQL it makes it possible to communicate with the backend. Below given are the other components of the project.

Peregrine hooks and components: Mainly, the Peregrine hooks and components are a pack of helpful components, and with the help of reacting hooks the reuse of many common functions such as routing, price display, etc.

UPWARD: It allows the servers how to respond to the data queries and it’s between the PWA storefront and the Magento backend which is an API that is mainly used for locating all queries in one place and offers the return of a response.

PWA-buildpack CLI tools: With this the setup of the local environment is built by taking the help of the development tools.

Workbox: It is one type of Google’s library to help you with offline support.

Visual components and venia store: It is known as the visual components and the theme nucleus.

PWA for User:

There is no difference in the user’s perspective as it will use the PWA as a website that works on the web. Along with that the PWA works like the other apps of the smartphone when the user uses the website it offers the option to install the app in their mobile device. Once the user successfully installs it immediately starts working and the offline app is also featured to send the push notifications to the users.

Why choose PWA for Magento 2 store?

There are many reasons to choose PWA for Magento 2 store. Meanwhile, every online Magento 2 store is undoubtedly going for PWA. Look at the benefits below.

  • Increase in the number of users.
  • Reduction in application weight.
  • Cross-platform nature. 
  • Relatively small size. 
  • No installation required. 
  • Extensive coverage. 
  • Conversion rate growth.
  • Reduction in application weight.
  • Increase in the number of users.

Drawbacks of PWA:

  • It supports limited features on iOS devices.
  • Requires improvement in offline mode features.
  • Less good quality of Magento PWA developers in the market.

Summing Up:

Hence, PWA offers many functionalities and features in terms of offline mode also. I hope the above-given information is helpful to you and you will start using PWA for your Magento 2 store. If started using it then share your experience in the comment section below about using PWA in your Magento 2 store. If you are searching for a demo of PWA then look at PWA Magento 2 Demo | Everything You Need to Know.

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