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Notifications / Hnipp

Introduction

Notifications are messages that inform users about relevant activities on island.is. They play a crucial role in enhancing user experience by keeping users updated without the need to be actively engaged with the app or website at all times.

Types of notifications

In-App and In-Website Notifications (Always on)
These notifications are visible when the user is using the app or website, the notification bell will show a visual cue when the user has an unseen notification, users can access all of their notifications for the last 6 months both in the app and website.
island.is app showing a red dot on the notification bell
Push Notifications (Opt-in)
Users can optionally get these messages as push notifications. These messages are sent directly to a user's device, like a smartphone or tablet, and open the island.is app on the device when interacted with.
example push notification
Email Notifications (Opt-in)
Users can also optionally get these messages as email notifications. These messages are sent directly to the user's email inbox, and open the island.is website in a browser on the device when interacted with.
example email notification