{ "com_id": "ServiceWorker", "latest_version": "7.1","ossn_version_prefix": "7.1", "works_on_latest_version": "yes" }

I. Release Notes

Current Version: 7.1
Requirements: Ossn >= 7.1, Favicons >= 7.1, HTTPS
GDPR affected: No
License: GNU General Public License v2

II. Purpose and Usage

In conjunction with Favicons, this component enables your visitors to install your site as a Progressive Web Application (PWA) on their devices. The icon of your site then appears on the homescreen or desktop and can be comfortably accessed this way. The desktop variants of Chrome and Edge are displaying an extra 'install' icon you can click onto, while on mobile devices a message will appear at the bottom of the device.

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Please note that Firefox discontinued supporting PWAs on PCs, a possible workaround is reported at https://techdows.com/2021/09/install-pwas-firefox-desktop.html


III. Changes

V 7.1

  • added Hungarian language file
  • verified to work with PHP 8.2

Outdated Ossn 6.x releases

V 6.2

  • added compatibility fix for ossn.lib.languages as of Ossn 6.5

V 6.1

  • Ossn 6.x support
  • verified PHP 8 compatibility
  • fixed incomplete translation

Outdated Ossn 5.x releases

V 1.1

  • initial release