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How to put real-time content in your website and app, with a no-code platform?

I want to put real-time content—e.g. in sports live commentary—apps and websites. But, I want to do this task on a No-code platform. Please suggest.

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maguay's avatar
almost 2 years ago

My first thought here would be to pull data in from an RSS feed. Say you have a blog with live updates. Add a top bar (like HelloBar) or an RSS-powered sidebar, and have it show the new updates as they come in. Or a chat popup could work; SendBird for example lets you show new updates in a popup on your site, along with live chat, and you could push new updates via Webhooks from a no-code platform like Zapier into your site or app.

A more advanced option would be to build something like Stream into your app, to push live notifications and enable text chat, or to use something like Agora to add live audio, video, and chat to your site—though that would require coding.

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@amit143addy (replying to @maguay )
almost 2 years ago

Thanks @maguay

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@amit143addy (replying to @amit143addy )
almost 2 years ago

I think I am making progress each day. Thanks to you.

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@maguay (replying to @amit143addy )
almost 2 years ago

Great to hear—glad to help!

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AttentionSpa's avatar
almost 2 years ago

Where is the live content coming from? The answer @maguay gave is better than what I would have thought of with so few details. Since you're not a coder and want to do this with no coding involved, the source of your content is also the sole factor relevant to the task at hand; i.e., determining what is and isn't feasible.

The second most important factor is the CMS you use on your own website.

Airtable is one of many possibilities for blog automation and the first that came to mind here.

Finally, and I suspect you might not want to hear this but consider the possibility that fiddling with a bunch of no-code band-aid solutions will turn out to be more expensive than just hiring someone to implement a solution you can maintain in a no-code environment, especially once something breaks (this is tech we're talking about, something will always break at the worst possible time). How many hours have you already invested in researching a solution to this problem and how much is an hour of your time worth?

That is all assuming you want to do this with no coding involved due to financial constraints. If it's just for ease of use, the cheapest way to reach such custom solution is getting a consultant for a no-code platform of your choice to decide your course of action, then have them implement it or hire someone to do so. The end result will likely be at least as easy to maintain as anything you'd come up with on your own and in half that time.

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Gayatri's avatar
a year ago

We are doing something similar using RSS feed in a no-code app. Basically we needed a quick solution to pick up Google Alerts and display that in a custom no-code CRM app. Here is a step by step on how we did that https://www.dronahq.com/how-to-set-up-google-alerts-dronahq-app/

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