OverviewWallUp is a great solution for those who need to quickly build a mobile app to showcase and save wallpapers, as well as make a community of enthusiasts who can like and comment images
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DescriptionWallUp is a full-working template (UI + Source Code) where people can browse Wallpapers, save them on their devices for later use, and like or comment their favorite arts.
The wallpaper details screen offers the possibility to apply some blur with a slider, as well as preview the image as Home and Lock screens.
Users can edit their profile, like wallpapers and see them in their account page.
To make the app’s experience more social, people are allowed to post comments for each wallpaper, as well as report inappropriate content to the Admin.
The Admin should daily check the database for reported content/users, and take action for it.
The design is clean, code is commented and project folders and files are well organized in the package.
• Check out the Features section below to see what this app does.
• Read the online Documentation to learn how to configure the template’s features and the database (Parse Dashboard).
• Keep an eye to the Change Log on the bottom of this page when an update gets released.
BackendIt’s backend is by Parse Server and it’s hosted on back4app – NO MySQL database involved.
Parse Server is flexible, reliable, open source, based on Node.js and well supported by a large community of developers, and back4app is a great BaaS hosting website where you can configure your database, Push Notifications and other features in just a few clicks.
If you want to see a preview of the structure of the demo database, and also clone it in just a click, CLICK HERE!
If you want to use a nice Admin Panel to manage data of your database instead of the Parse Dashboard, sign up for a FOREVER FREE account on Adminca.com and watch this video to see how to create a Panel for your Parse App.
Extended LicenseAs per Envato Marketplace Terms, the Extended License applies to all applications that charge money to their users. In case your users will not be charged of money through your own version of this app, you can still buy it under a Regular license.
Therefore, you must buy this template under and Extended License if your plans are either one or more of the following:
- Add In-App Purchase or any other Payment Gateway in the source code and publish the app for free on the App/Play Store – NOTE: If you want to publish your own version of this application for FREE only, then you can still buy it under a Regular License.
- Publish this application as a PAID app on the App Store.
- Transfer the live app of your own verison of this app on the App/Play Store to another owner by selling your ownership on flippa.com or similar marketplaces – IMPORTANT: You are NOT allowed to sell the original source code of this template anywhere due to copyright infringement.
FeaturesJava/XML language – Native Android Studio project – Edit the template as you wish with the power of Android Studio and Java code.
Android 5.0 and above, Universal – Run your app on about 80% of Android devices
Backend with Parse Server hosted on back4app – Built on a great and reliable BaaS that offers many features with just a few clicks, it’s super easy to create and set up a database on back4app, as well as edit the Parse Server’s SDK code.
Browse wallpapers by category – The Home screen shows a list of categories with cuswtom cover images and online sources.
Wallpaper of the Day – The Admin can easily set a wallpaper each day by editing a boolean flag in ther database.
Add Blur effect to wallpapers – Style images with a nice blur filter, adjust its intensity with a custom slider and preview it as Home and Lock screens.
Like and comment wallpapers – These features make the app more social and fun, as well as useful for people who can’t decide what images choose for their devices.
Report inappropriate comments – Help the Admin on keeping the application clean. He must daily check the Parse Dashboard for reported content and take action for it.
User can submit their own wallpapers – The app points to a custom Google Form file that must be filled to propose a wallpaper to the Admin. he can choose to show or hide it in the app via the database.
Sharing function – Let friends know about this app on popular social networks, or by Mail and SMS.
Tutorial page – This application includes a screen that shows how to set wallpapers on a device.
Account page – People can see and edit their info, as well as browse the wallpapers they liked.
Setting screen – Share, contact the Admin, submit a wallpaper, read the tutorial, and review the app are the options offered in this section.
Facebook login – Quickly log in or sign up with Facebook from the Intro screen.
AdMob Interstitial ads – Get some revenue from full-screen advertisement banners
Modern, clean design – The UI has been carefully crafted to offer the best user experience to your clients.
Online Documentation – Read the extensive guide of this template to be able to configure it properly.
PSD icons included in the package – App and buttons icons are stored into a PSD folder, for easy image replacement.
RequirementsThe latest official version of Android Studio – Beta versions of an IDE usually never work 100% properly, and the code of this app has been written using the latest official version of AS (download it here. You must use it and avoid Betas.
An Apple Mac or Windows computer, updated to its latest OS version – It’s always good to keep your computer’s OS up to date, technology keeps growing and I follow its changes, as well as updating my templates every time a new OS gets released.
A Google Play Developer Account – This is needed for you to publish apps on the Play Store. You can still edit and test this template on Android Studio without that account though.
Basic knowledge of Android Studio and Java/XML language – You don’t need to be a skilled or professional developer, anyway it’s recommended to have at least the basic knowledge of what you’re dealing with, in order to be able to customize this template and publish your applications on the Play Store.
A free account on back4app.com – You can create and edit your Parse App and database, get the necessary keys for configurations and test this template for free. It has limitations though, so please check the Pricing table and consider subscribing for a paid plan after your app got published on the App Store.
An active AdMob account – Unless you want to remove ads in this app, you need to sign up for an AdMob account to display them.
A real device to test the app before submitting it to the Play Store – Emulators may fail during tests, they are not reliable as a real device is, so I strongly recommend you to always run this application on a real phone/tablet. This is also suggested by Google’s official Guidelines.
May 7, 2020
- Updated to Android Studio 3.6.3 - Added this line side the <application> tag in the 'Manifest.xml' file: android:requestLegacyExternalStorage="true" This fixes the issue on taking pictures with the camera on Android 10 devices - Added this line in the 'permissions' array in Home.java: Manifest.permission.CAMERA
March 10, 2020
- Updated to Android Studio 3.6.1
- Added this line of code on the top of the onCreate() function in all Java Activity files:
December 10, 2019
- Updated to Android Studio 3.5.3 - Updated: compileSdkVersion 29 targetSdkVersion 29 in the 'build.gradle' file.
September 18, 2019
- Fixed a small bug in the Accout screen by adding the following lines into the 'wImage.setOnClickListener()' function of the 'MyAccount.java' file: extras.putSerializable("wallsArray", (Serializable) wallsArray); extras.putBoolean("isOfTheDay", true);
August 22, 2019
- Updated to Android Studio 3.5
August 19, 2019
- Added left and right arrow buttons in the 'wall_editor.xml' file and the necessary code to browse next/previous wallpaper in the 'WallEditor.java', 'Home.java' and 'Wallpapers.java' files
July 17, 2019
- Edited the 'void queryWallOfTheDay()' function in 'Home.java', in order for the app to not crash at first launch - Updated to Android Studio 3.4.2
June 20, 2019
- Installed 'Android 9.0 (Pie)' Platform form the Android SDK Manager (you should do the same in your Android Studio in case you haven't done that yet, and the perform the updates below). - Edited build.gradle (Module: app) file by setting the 'compileSdkVersion and 'targetSdkVersion' into 28 - Did: Refractor -> Migrate to AndroidX, so after doing the suggested Refractor, some dependencies changed in the build.gradle (Module: app) file, compare your old files with the updated ones. - Updated some dependencies in build.gradle(Module: app) file, compare your old build.gradle file with the updated one to perform updates - Replaced: import com.parse.ParseFacebookUtils; with: import com.parse.facebook.ParseFacebookUtils; in Configurations.java and Intro.java
June 7, 2019
- Updated to Android Studio 3.4.1
May 7, 2019
- Updated to Android Studio 3.4 - Updated some dependencies in build.gradle(Modiule:app) to their latest versions - Removed 'hideHUD();' from the 'queryWallOfTheDay()' function in Home.java (it was causing a crash)
February 8, 2019
- Updated to Android Studio 3.3.1 - Updated the 'build.gradle(Project:)' and 'build.gradle(Module:app)' files [compare the updated code with your old code and perform changes accordingly]
January 3, 2019
- Updated to Android Studio 3.3
January 3, 2019
- Updated the Facebook Android SDK and ParseFacebookUtils versions in build.gradle: implementation 'com.facebook.android:facebook-android-sdk:4.37.0' implementation 'com.parse:parsefacebookutils-v4-android:1.10.7@aar'
October 24, 2018
- Added the 'Wallpaper of the day' feature in the Home screen. - Added this line into Configurations.java: public static String WALLPAPERS_IS_OF_THE_DAY = "isOfTheDay"; - Edited Home.java - Updated the Docs NOTE: IF THIS IS AN UPDATE FOR YOU, then you need to perform these steps: 1. Download the updated version of this app 2. Perform the code changes in your own Home.java and home.xml files by comparing your old files with the updated ones 3. Uncomment 'createWallpapersClass()' in Home.java and run the app, wait for the alert and then stop the app 4. Comment 'createWallpapersClass()' again 5. Enter your Parse Dashboard -> Wallpapers class and delete the 'Started Pack' row (the first row you'll see) 6. Check the new column called "isOfTheDay" and switch all the cells of such column into 'False' by double-clicking on them, one by one. 7. Switch one of those cells ONLY into 'True', it must be the wallpaper you want to show in the Home screen as Wallpaper of the day. 8. Run the app again
October 19 2018
- Updated to Android Studio 3.2.1 - included build.gradle dependencies - Added this piece of code into Manifest.xml: <!-- AdMob --> <meta-data android:name="com.google.android.gms.ads.APPLICATION_ID" android:value="@string/ADMOB_APP_ID"/> - Added this line into the 'showAdMobInterstital()' function in Configurations.java: MobileAds.initialize(ctx, ctx.getString(R.string.ADMOB_APP_ID)); - Added this line into strings.xml: <string name="ADMOB_APP_ID">ca-app-pub-7337790155065092~8384194898</string> - Updated the Documentation
September 7, 2018
- First release, Android 5.0 and above - Native Android Studio project, Java language