WordPress Push notification plugins are the most effective factor to increase visitor engagement and drive more repeated traffic on your WordPress site. Nowadays everyone is using smartphones and almost every famous social media platform like Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp has implemented push notification API so everybody is familiar with push notifications.

What are push notifications?

Push Notifications are the clickable small note or alert message which displays on your desktop browser or mobile screen and inform you about the latest post, news, special offer or deal such as a flash sale.

Because of its amazing pop-up style push notifications are able to grab the user’s attention quickly.

How to send push notifications.

WordPress is a CMS (content management system) which has almost every solution in hand.  There are many push notifications WordPress plugins in the WP repository which you can use on your website to send push notifications.

In this article, I have listed Best Free WordPress push notification plugins which can really help you to engage your audience and give a cool look to your website.

List of  Best WordPress Push Notification Plugins

1. OneSignal

OneSignal wordpress push notification plugin

Onesignal is the most popular free push notifications plugin for WordPress. With the easy integration of this plugin, you can set opt-in for your visitors to when and how they want to receive desktop notifications. Onesignal has a feature of schedule and automatic notifications to online and offline users it means your visitors can receive notifications even after they have left your website.

Onesignal has also a fantastic feature of targeting segments, in which you can send notifications to specific visitor group based on some predefined attributes or you can also set up your own attributes.

It supports most of the devices and Chrome, Firefox, and Safari.

2. HookPress 

Hookpress WordPress Push Notification Plugins

HookPress is another useful solution for push notifications. As its name says, HookPress turns your WordPress-internal hooks into webhooks so a specified URL is requested when certain WordPress action occurs. HookPress extend WordPress with non-PHP users.

3. Pushcrew

pushcrew WordPress Push Notification Plugins

Pushcrew WordPress plugin can help you to set up push notifications in few minutes to your website. After the successful installation of Pushcrew plugin, it will automatically insert its smart code in the head section of your WordPress site. To get started, you just have to copy your PushCrew Account Id which you can be found in the Account Details section in your PushCrew dashboard and paste it in this plugins’s settings.

Pushcrew supports all browsers and works on all devices – desktop, tablets and even a mobile phone.

Note: Pushcrew has range limitation of 500 subscribers if your list grew you need to pay for this service.

4. Pushover Notifications for WordPress

PushOver WordPress Push Notification Plugins

Pushover notifications for WordPress is also a good option for sending push notifications directly to iOS & android devices. This plugin has a beautiful interface and easy to use functionality.

Pushover notifications for WordPress currently support notifications for new users, comments, pingback/trackbacks, user specific password reset notifications, plugin and theme upgrades, core upgrades, notifying authors of comments on their posts, and post publication notifications for registered users.

5. Push Notifications for WordPress (Lite)

Push -Notifications-for-WordPress (Lite) WordPress Push Notification Plugins

Push notifications is a free plugin which allows you to focus on building beautiful and unique apps, without developing your own server-side back-end. Content for the apps is collected automatically from your WordPress site, so no extra work is needed to maintain  the app.  This is a much effective solution to keep your audience engaged by sending an alert message to your visitors when new content is published.

It’s just like a newsletter, but much more effective than newsletter beacuse it sends push notifications to iOS and android device in real time.

Note: Push Notifications for WordPress (Lite) allows you to send, for each post, a maximum of 1,000 notifications per platform (e.g. 1,000 for iOS, + 1,000 for Android, + 1,000 for Fire OS).

6. Pushed

Pushed WordPress Push Notification Plugins

Pushed Push Notifications WordPress plugin is a completely free solution for sending notifications to  iOs,  Android and Desktop devices every time when you publish a new post. The plugin easily integrates with your existing  WordPress blog with your Pushed app.

This Pushed plugin allows you to send real-time notifications to iOS, Android, and desktop devices.

Push notification is an amazing and fastest way to involve your real time visitors. Before using WordPress push notification  plugins you may need to pay attention to one thing which never annoys your users by repeatedly sending notifications in a very short interval  because it is also easy to unsubscribe to them notifications.

Hope you have find the best push notification plugin for your website in the above list.