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Beginner's Guide: Creating an Association/Corporate Mobile App

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The purpose of this article is to provide a series of steps in the process of creating an Association/Corporate Mobile app. This article is useful for beginners, but also to those who may need a refresher.

Each of the below steps correspond to one or more detailed articles within the Mobile Apps Module itself.

TIP: Print this list off and check off the items as you follow the steps.

  1. Obtain the necessary graphical images detailed in the X-CD contract for the Association/Corporate App and Module artwork
  2. Upload the Association App Artwork (This is artwork specific to the mobile device display) - View FAQ
  3. Upload the Association Module Artwork (This is artwork specific to the association) - View FAQ
  4. Define Home Screen for the Association app - View FAQ
  5. Determine what other screens you want for your Association Mobile app (View FAQ) and add each app screen - View FAQ
    • Examples are: Member Benefits (link to your member benefits on your website)
    • Pay Dues
    • Association News
  6. Update App Settings as follows:
    • App Name = name of the app that will appear in the Stores
    • App Short Name = name that will appear under the icon
    • App Description = Short description that will appear in the store describing the app
    • App Marketing Description = Longer version of App Description used in X-CD provided marketing page
  7. Update Module Settings
    • Title field  = Name of the Association App
    • Update the Background colour for the Header and the Font (default should be white = #ffffff) fields

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