From outside my app, how can I open my app using a link?

Engaging your subscribers via multiple methods of communication is critical for a successful publication. One way to engage your readers is adding direct links to your app from outside the app. There are several URLs that the app supports for this type of engagement.

Use the URLs for opening the app, triggering the subscribe or log in panel, initiating a restore, or linking to a specific article. With each link, you will need to include your publication's identifier. This can be found on the Build My App screen under iOS 7.0+ form > Bundle ID or Android 4.0+ form > Android Publication Identifier.

Here are the actions and URLs:

- Open the app - net.typeengine.yourmagazine:///
- Open the subscribe panel - net.typeengine.yourmagazine://subscribe
- Trigger a subscription restore - net.typeengine.yourmagazine://restore-subscription (doesn’t work if already subscribed)
- Open the log in panel - net.typeengine.yourmagazine://login
- Open a specific article - net.typeengine.yourmagazine://issue/{issueID}/article/{articleID}
- Same format used for linking inside the app. To find the issue or article ID, use 'Add article link' in your article's Markdown Helper in the console
- If you link to an article that isn't downloaded, the app will open the article link panel with options to download or purchase the issue

One last thing. Each of these also work in your app as well, so you can include any of these as links in your articles.

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