These days the idea of app sharing stores and websites is going through every blogger and techie’s mind. But most probably you don’t know how you can make a website or online store and produce results out of it.
Don’t worry I will share and explain all steps, so you can start your own Appstore or App sharing website. Focus and follow all instructions to get your web AppStore ready!
How to Create Appstore/Website?
It’s simple if you know about WordPress and how to create WordPress websites. In case you don’t know about WordPress then you can learn about WordPress via YouTube, Blogs, and Udemy courses.
You can start your website using Blogger, Google Web Designer, Wix, Joomla, Ghost, and Custom Website as an alternative to WordPress.
According to the latest data, approximately 35% of all websites on the internet are running on WordPress. WordPress is one of the most flexible platform to host a website on.
From my own personal experience, I always recommend WordPress to everyone who asks me, which platform should I use? because their are plenty of features, benefits, and advantages WordPress has to offer you.
If you have enough money to spend on your project then I suggest you, hire any web developer to create a website for you and manage the website from the back end.
Skip the “Create Website in WordPress” part if you are planning to use any other platform than WordPress. But, read the part below about WordPress Method, it will help you to idealize.
WordPress has the most number of features, benefits, and advantages compared to other website builders or simply called website platforms.
It gives you total control all over your website. On WordPress you can find thousands of themes according to your website niche.
Here, we will just focus on Application Store.
Create Website in WordPress
Create a WordPress website with a relative theme for posting Android, Windows, or even Mac Apps. Because your website must look like a store that provides applications and should not look like a News website.
As everything has it’s origin, you will have to search and find applications from various websites and google play.
Now, I will tell you how to collect these applications and softwares for all 3 main platforms Android, Windows, and Mac.
Sources of Android Apps
If you want to post Android apps then you need to convert apps into APK file and upload them into your website. You can use tools like Lucky Patcher and Jasi Patcher to convert Apps into APK.
Alternate method is to download and re-upload APK files from other APK stores, will be much easier than following method above.
Sources of Windows and Mac Apps
For Windows and Mac Softwares you will need to collect softwares from the official website. Follow the steps below:
- Go to the official Software developers website
- Look for download page on the website
- Download the official setup
- Try to Download all possible versions/variants
For Example Check, Quick Heal Total Security!
Where to Store and Host App Files?
Likewise, other websites and app stores provide downloads. You will also need to provide downloads to visitors of your website.
In other words, you will have to host app files so users can download them from your website or on any third-party website wherever you have uploaded app files.
Therefore, I’m grounding you about hosting apps in two different methods.
Creating Own Cloud
If you can pay and afford your own servers and host all your files on them to provide downloads. Then, it’s best for your website growth and the user’s experience.
Third-Party File Hostings
In case, you can’t afford paid hosting. I have an alternate solution to solve out hosting files to provide them for downloads to your visitors.
Theme Suggestion and Notes
There are thousand WordPress themes and templates that can work flawlessly with your App Store and will make navigation from page to page easily for users.
Modifications and edits to theme
Modifying the theme of website can become handy — you can increase page speed, make custom designs and take theme customization to it’s potential.
If you are not good enough to make changes to your website then, I suggest you to ask your web developer for help and present your design and modifications.
As I have introduced themes, there are the least themes completely possible to be used as without extra modifications. However, you can use any theme and modify it for use.
But if you yet looking for any ready theme for your App Store then check out the list below:
Before posting App files take permission from developers if required and most of the apps are allowed by developers to be posted online. It is indirectly duplication but it’s considered as sharing because you are not doing something illegal.
A complete guide to create AppStore, here’s what you need to know about AppStore Websites before you start one, check out all the steps.
In this Article platform of AppStore, Themes, File Hosting and all you need to start AppStore website has been covered.
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