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Is there anything that can replace Tapatalk?

Discussion in 'Forum Management' started by jonsidneyb, Feb 17, 2016.

  1. jonsidneyb

    jonsidneyb Well-Known Member

    Is there anything that can replace Tapatalk?
     
  2. rainmotorsports

    rainmotorsports Well-Known Member

    There are some push notification addons as well as an app being developed.

    Will these make your users happy? Does it replace Tapatalk? There is a pretty good chance the answer is no. The same people you hate for using tapatalk usually don't wish to use a separate app for just your site or just xenforo sites. The uproar wont be as bad as removing tapatalk and not providing anything else. But such a change can do signifigant damage if you don't check your demographic first.

    I honestly forget to install the app on my phone anymore so there are quite a few sites including the ones i develop that I rarely read my conversations or new posts mentioning me until several days after the fact lol.
     
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  3. whynot

    whynot Well-Known Member

    A script with responsive design.
     
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  4. jonsidneyb

    jonsidneyb Well-Known Member

    So no good competing products yet then.
     
  5. Cthulhux

    Cthulhux Member

    Tapatalk is not just "responsive design and notifications". It's a community aggregator. You can't do that with local board add-ons.
     
  6. jonsidneyb

    jonsidneyb Well-Known Member

    I don't hate the people using Tapatalk, I am unhappy with the company itself. I hope a viable competitor comes along.
     
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  7. jonsidneyb

    jonsidneyb Well-Known Member

    And when there is a good competitor I will go to them.
     
  8. Cthulhux

    Cthulhux Member

    Why, what is missing for you?
     
  9. jonsidneyb

    jonsidneyb Well-Known Member

    It's not the product that I have a problem with. It's them. If a viable competitive product comes along I will jump ship.
     
  10. sross

    sross Active Member

    Slavik via mobile orange have a dedicated app that seems imminent release :)
     
  11. Joe.

    Joe. Active Member

    Which is what Xenforo is. :)

    I suppose the best alternative to tapatalk is using your mobile browser and typing your forums URL into the address bar. :p
     
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