Web notifications have become a powerful tool for engaging with your website visitors, providing real-time updates, and re-engaging users even when they are not actively on your site. In this step-by-step guide, we'll walk you through the process of setting up web notifications for your eDirectory website using Google Tag Manager and SendPulse.

Steps to Send Web Notifications

1. Ensure Google Tag Manager Setup:

Before you proceed, make sure that your eDirectory site has Google Tag Manager set up. If not, follow the instructions in this article: Google Tag Manager Configuration

2. Create a SendPulse Account:

Visit https://sendpulse.com/ and create an account. This platform will help you manage and send web notifications to your website visitors. 

3. Access SendPulse Dashboard:

After creating an account on SendPulse, log in and navigate to your dashboard. Click on "Push" and then select "Add New Website."

4. Configure New Website:

Choose the "HTTPS://" option and enter your site domain. 

5. Follow the prompts to configure your notification settings, and click "Next."

6. Copy Generated Script:

Once configured, copy the generated script provided by SendPulse.

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7. Access Google Tag Manager:

Open your Google Tag Manager account linked to your eDirectory site. Click on "Tag" → "New."

8. Tag Configuration:

Click on Tag configuration.

9. Custom HTML:

Choose "Custom HTML" as the tag configuration. 

10. Configure your tag

Name your tag and paste the script copied in step 6 into the HTML field. Click on "Triggering," select "All Pages," and hit "Save."

11. Submit Changes:

Remember to submit the changes to your website by clicking on the "Submit" button in Google Tag Manager. This step is crucial for the changes to take effect on your site.

12. Publish the Tag:

Add a name and a short description for your tag, then click "Publish" to make it live.

13. Verify Tag Status:

After publishing the tag, you should see a confirmation message that the tag is live on your site.

Congratulations! You have successfully set up web notifications on your eDirectory website. Now, you can leverage this powerful feature to keep your users informed and engaged with the latest updates from your site.

By following these simple steps, you enhance your website's communication capabilities, providing a more interactive and engaging experience for your visitors. If you encounter any issues or have further questions, feel free to seek assistance from your eDirectory support team.

Now, watch as your web notifications contribute to increased user engagement and satisfaction on your eDirectory website.