Any way to display a notification/alert on a merchant's admin home page [with an embedded app]?

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Hello,

 

Is there any way for an embedded app to trigger a home notification that will show up on the merchant's admin home page at:

 

exampleshop.myshopify.com/admin

 

(as opposed to a card on the home page of the app: exampleshop.myshopify.com/admin/apps/my-test-app)

 

I saw this Polaris page so figured it might be possible, after some digging on the Github repo I couldn't find anything on it though:

 

https://polaris.shopify.com/patterns-and-guides/error-messages#section-home-notifications

https://polaris.shopify.com/patterns-and-guides/home-cards#section-home-card-types

Adam Tzagournis
Sound Onyx Inc
https://apps.shopify.com/partners/sound-onyx-inc
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This is an accepted solution.

Hi @Adam_Sound_Onyx,

 

We don't currently have any app extensions to display content on the admin's home page in a card. I can see the value in that, but I can also see some issues that could arise with that (abuse, for example). It's a good feature request, and one I'm happy to take.

 

In the meantime, check out our areas of extension that exist today here: https://help.shopify.com/en/api/embedded-apps/app-extensions.

 

Cheers

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Hi,


What about the messages that are currently shown, are those from Shopifys own apps?
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Thanks,

-Louise

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