Boxcar URI scheme allows you to open Boxcar and pass commands to the application. The scheme to open Boxcar is
To go further that simply opening Boxcar, you can add parameters to trigger commands and instruct Boxcar to perform some tasks.
Here is a list of available commands:
Subscribe to RSS feed
This command have readers subscribe to your RSS feed notifications simply by tapping a link.
Here is the format of the command. Replace FEEDURL by actual feed, escaping ? to %3F and & to %26 with percent encoding (if needed):
- Subscribe to Boxcar blog: boxcar://feed/add?http://blog.boxcar.io/rss
- Subscribe to Daring Fireball: boxcar://feed/add?http://daringfireball.net/index.xml
When opening such a link from an iOS device with Boxcar install:
- The Boxcar app is launched
- The user is prompted to accept or reject the RSS feed subscription