Appcues Mobile beta
Yes, you read it right! Appcues for Mobile apps is coming soon. You'll soon be able to create engaging in-app experiences, without requiring developer time OR a resubmit to the App store.
Wait for Page to Match
Wait for Page to Match allows users to navigate to the next page in your Flow on their own, without kicking them out of the Flow. This is particularly useful for Flows that require the end user to interact with elements on the page (like submitting a form) before clicking an action-driven tooltip.
For testing Flows live on your site, and sharing them with colleagues before publishing them.
When setting up a segment or targeting a flow, get a sense of how many of your users will be targeted.
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We glowed up!
We’ve been hard at work on this one, and we’re excited to share the results! Appcues is growing quickly, and it was time for our brand to evolve as well. Both the homepage and app dashboard underwent a major re-design, which is still rolling out. You’ll start to see a lot of “blurple” around these parts and we hope you love it!
The app re-design is rolling out slowly, but you can activate it anytime by clicking the banner on your dashboard.
Custom date range for CSV export (and export re-design)
Lots of customers generate CSV exports of their flow analytics to get in-depth information on how each step of their flows are performing. We gave the export experience a fresh UX update, and added a _custom date range_ option, so you can get exactly the data you want. One more tiny change with a big impact: exports are now normal 'zip' files, rather than funky 'gzip'. Should save some time for the spreadsheet-obsessed out there.
Events & Properties re-design
Events and Properties are an important part of proper targeting. We re-designed the layout of the page, to make them more readable and easier to use. They are split out into three separate categories (Events, Custom Properties, and Auto-Properties) to make it clearer which properties you control, and which are sent in automatically by Appcues.
Page Changes now added automatically
Get excited, multi-page flow builders, the building experience is about to get much easier. A Page Change action will now get added to your Flow automatically when you navigate to and start building content on a new page. As part of this update, we also removed the modal that popped up when you navigated to new URLs. Because it was scary 👻.
This is just the start. Over the next few months, we plan to continue improving the experience of building flows. We’ve snuck a few other small adjustments already, like moving the Step Settings button over to make room. Stay tuned for more!
Other Flow Builder changes this month
- It’s now much more straightforward to delete a single step, rather than the whole group. No more accidentally deleting your hard work.
- We removed Record mode from the Flow Builder. In it’s place, we’re working on a brand new “Test Mode” that you’re going to love. Get in touch if you want to beta test!
Checklist beacon offset
In addition to the left and right default positions, you can now customize the positioning and choose to place your beacon anywhere in your app.
Checklists wait for other content to finish first
Checklists don’t block other Appcues patterns anymore. The Checklist now patiently waits for flows with modals and slideouts to complete before appearing.
You can now manually trigger an Appcues checklist just like a flow. As checklists are different from flows and are inherently persistent, once manually triggered, the checklist will appear on all installed domains/subdomains regardless of targeting. To end this behavior, use Appcues.clearShow()
Other changes from this month
- Show Step and Step Child IDs somewhere in the CRX (#426)
- Fixed a nasty bug with flows ending prematurely after an action-driven tooltip into a page change.
- The page targeting helper now support wild card domains
- Share button is now 'Permalink' (better reflecting what it's for), and the Edit button has been moved down to be across from the Preview URL.
- The "Publish Flow" confirmation modal now scrolls properly, so customers on small screens can still access the publish button.
Checklist: All text now editable
All the text on your checklist, including button text, is now customizable.
Checklist analytics went live
You can now measure the performance of your checklists once you have published them.
Flow list tag management
Now you can assign tags to your flows. The original categories that we had earlier are now used as tags for your flows.
Little card in the targeting page
Tells you more about events and properties, will give you data type and example values.
New subscription page went live
Customers on modern plans should be able to see their plan details, MAU info, billing details and Billing History.
Checklist: Sequential checklist support available
If there are certain steps that you want your customers to take in a specified order, you can toggle the checklist so that an item cannot be initiated until the preceding has been completed.
NPS data export went live
You can now easily export a CSV for your NPS data.