Glide mobile app VS Glide web pages

Apart from the fact that the glide web pages have a bigger layout and new special components, can you help me better understand the differences between glide mobile app towards glide web pages?

I ask this question because I would like to implement a glide web page for the next project, but I’m afraid of getting surprises because I have similar expectations of glide mobile apps.

  1. I discovered that web pages are not convenient for setting up an e-commerce site which has numerous registered users

  2. I found that CSS is not applicable

  3. I found that the Glide logo cannot be removed even in the paid versions

  4. Does it seem that they are not easily indexable in search engines? (I’m asking for confirmation)

5)?

:thinking: So I have to deduce that the glide web pages are only useful for creating b2b backend environments?
Or can we also find other application scenarios?

Please, if someone from the Glide team reads me, I ask this not in a polemical tone, but just to understand if glide web pages can offer me new opportunities to target customers other than those I currently follow.

Thanks

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No webview - so I’m not even looking at Pages.

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Oh thanks! I didn’t realize this. I really need information of this kind.

Great idea to open this thread. I am also interested in the differences. It seems there is more that I also didn’t know about pages limitations or restrictions compared to the mobile App. An example being that webview is not an option in pages as Mark has shared above.

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Yeah, I think people have reported that many things in Apps are not available in Pages yet. Would appreciate a full list from whoever has tried it.

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Hi, just starting to test Glide Pages.

My conclusion (after only 1h working on it, so I may have missed some elements) is that it has clearly a great potential, but at this stage, it is still in its infancy in comparison to Glideapps.

The “plus” that I see are mainly:

  • containers
  • navigating menu
  • sub actions (ex. add a button in the image of an inline list, cf picture below)
  • breadcrumbs
  • various “title” component formats
  • Of course, the webapp look & feel (responsive)

But:

  • no text component out of rich text
  • no custom action in “sharing”, “rich text”, “form”…
  • no “comments”, “private note”
  • less customization on image
  • no webview
  • no edit screen (but can be simulated with a button + custom action)
  • only 1 type of button format
  • chart component availability?
  • not clear if “google sign in” is possible
  • we cannot migrate our Glideapps to Glidepages
  • cannot test the app with other users without subscribing
  • pricing is just impossible (Glide team announced that they will review it in 2022)

Just a fresh feedback

Cheers

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Adding to @AyS_0908 great feedback I don’t believe the chart component is available in pages yet.

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Hi @Mark,
Glide Pages is really a promising proposition, even if we cannot yet build as many things than on Apps (very first attempt to summarize gaps: Glide mobile app VS Glide web pages - #6 by AyS_0908).

Do you have a roadmap of migration of features from Apps to Pages?
For some of us who have several apps to build, according to your roadmap, we may decide to postpone some of them to wait for Pages to be comparable to Apps.

Thanks

We don’t have a roadmap at the moment, but we will be spending a lot of work on Pages in the coming year.

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