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Creating a Web Clip - IoT Server 3.2.0 - WSO2 Documentation
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In this tutorial let's take a look at how you can create a web clip using the WSO2 IoT Server app publisher. 

What is a web clip?

A web clip is used to add a bookmark to a web application. It is similar to creating a shortcut to access a web page or website.
For example, the employees at MobX need to access the WSO2 website frequently. Therefore, the administrator decides to create a web clip so they can access the website in just one click.

  1. Navigate to the App Publisher using the following URL: https://<IoT_HOST>:9443/publisher
  2. Enter the username and password, and sign in.

  3. Click AddNew Mobile Application that is under the Mobile Application drop down.
  4. Enter the application details:
    1. Select Web App for Platform type.
    2. Enter the URL of the webpage or website, and click Next.
    Example:
  5. Enter the following details of the app.
    • Name - The full name of the app.
    • Display Name - The name of the app that is displayed to the user.
    • Description -  A summarized description of the app.
    • Recent Changes - Optional. A summarized description of what is new in this app when compared to its previous version.
    • Version - Version of the public application. If you have previously entered a different version of this app, make sure to enter a unique version number.
    • Category - Select the category that this app needs to be listed under.
    • Visibility - Enter the user roles that this app will be visible to.
    • Click on the respective + buttons to upload the required images.
      • Banner - Image that will appear as the app banner.
      • Screenshots - Screenshots of the app so that the user can get an understanding of what the app offers. A maximum of four screenshots are allowed.
      • Icon file - The image that will be used as the application icon in the Store and when the application is installed on a device.

    The recommended image extension is .png while the recommended dimensions are as follows:

    • Icons: 124px x 124px
    • Screenshots: 288px x 512px (landscape) and 512px x 288px (portrait)
    • Banners: 705px x 344px

    You must follow the above standards when creating a webclip. A web clip is used to add a bookmark to a web application. 

    Example:

  6. Click Submit for Review for the web clip you created.
  7. Click Approve > Publish.
    The web clip is now available in the app store for device owners to install on their devices.
    Example:

To learn more about the mobile application life cycle, see Mobile Application Lifecycle Management.

NOTE: You won't be able to uninstall a web clip that you installed on your device from Android 6 and above.

What's next?

Your web clip is now published and available in the WSO2 IoT Server app store. Next, take a look at Installing an Application on a Device.

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