Blogging offers a great way to express yourself and share personal thoughts on the Internet. There is no doubt that WordPress offers a great platform to stay creative and post blogs on the web. The security, versatility and robustness are a few of its attributes that make this CMS stand ahead of its competitors, and thus, become a most preferred choice.
The rapid innovation in the mobile realm is spurring the development of advanced mobile devices and mobile applications. The burgeoning mobile industry is leveraging bloggers by not only allowing them to blog as and when desired, but also allowing them to manage their blogs via their mobile devices.
Fortunately, if you own a WordPress site and want to manage it on the go, there are numerous mobile apps available that can help you handle your WP blogs anytime and anywhere.
In this article, I have compiled a list of some fabulous mobile apps that can benefit WP users. The list includes apps for both Android and iOS devices, so you can pick a suitable one.
- WordPress for iOS and Android This is the official WordPress app that has been designed to ensure easy dashboard accessibility via small screen devices. Its developers have scaled down the WP dashboard for mobile users while ensuring an easy navigation. This app allows users to manage both self-hosted blogs and blogs powered by WordPress.com. It facilitates one to create a post, edit it, publish it, moderate comments, publish images and video, and everything that a WP webmaster might need to do.
- BeyondPod Podcast Manager for Android If you are not able to read enough, maybe due to lack of time or just because you don’t like reading, this app allows one to either listen audio content or watch videos. With this app, you can conveniently subscribe, and download both audio podcasts and video podcasts at your convenience. It is also a great choice for those who spent a lot of time driving, and thus, have little time to read.
- Pocket for iOS and Android For the folks who are blogging via WordPress for their living, it becomes imperative to stay updated with the latest developments, which means a lot of reading. Since, reading often offers brilliant ideas, you never know when an astonishing idea will come to you while reading.This app is useful as it allows readers to save an article on their device, so that they can read the complete part of it later at their convenience. Whether you want to save a full video or article that can be reviewed later, the Pocket app will allow you to do so even in the offline mode.
- Evernote for iOS and Android Creativity can hit us anytime and anywhere. It comes, consumes us temporarily and then eludes. Thus, it would be worthy for a blogger to stay ready with a handy app that can allow him to save his thoughts.Although, Evernote is not a blogging app, it offers a great way to jot down your creative thoughts conveniently as and when they come to you. Therefore, you can implement these ideas to create blogs at a suitable time. It facilitates users to insert and edit content from anywhere. Moreover, the app allows one to keep the data synced on all the connected devices via the cloud.
- ByWord for iOS An exclusive iOS app, ByWord is the epitome of a minimalist word processor. It offers an amazing environment for bloggers, so that they can simply express their thoughts in words without getting distracted by complex functionalities. It is simple and legible enough to allow users to efficiently write. It comes complete with a list of comprehensive features, including footnotes, bold, italics, cross-references, to name a few.While ensuring a list of useful features, this app also offers a comfy UI with a dark skin, which is ideal to work in poorly lit areas. It helps keep the documents synced across devices and most impressively, it allows one to submit posts directly to his WordPress blog. This premium application is a great value for money.
These are a few of the invaluable apps that augment WordPress blogging via mobile devices. All of them offer an impressive performance and, thus, are recommended for bloggers who want to rev up their productivity without leaving the quality behind.
Author Signature: Addison Cohen is an application developer for Appsted Ltd, a mobile app development company. He provides concrete information on latest mobile technologies.