Building for PWA

Step 1: Configure an application

  1. From the Monaca Cloud IDE menu, go to Configure → App Settings for PWA.

2. Fill in your application information:

  • Field



    The application name

    Short Name

    The name used in places where there is not enough space to display the full name (such as home screen).


    General description of the application.


    The language to used for name members and short_name members.

    Text Direction

    The writing direction of the text.


    Defines the navigation range of the website. With this setting you can restrict which web pages can be displayed. If the user tries to access outside the range, it will transition to the normal web page.

    Start URL

    The URL to be loaded when launching the application

  • Application Display Preference




    The display mode of the application. The default is standalone to display like a native app.


    The display orientation of the screen.

    Background Color

    The background color of the splash screen.

    Theme Color

    The color of the status bar.

  • App Icon

    You can set the application icon. Each size icons are automatically generated from one image. The icons are displayed on the home screen or as a splash image.

3. After finishing the configurations, click Save.

Step 2: Build an application

  1. From the Monaca Cloud IDE menu, go to BuildBuild App for PWA.

  2. Select the type of build you want and click Start Build.

3. It may take several minutes for the build to complete. Once the build is completed, your app is ready to be downloaded or distributed. See the screenshot below as an example:

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