WordPress

WordPress

Download Editors' Rating:
4.5
Outstanding
Average User Rating:
3.0
out of 1 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.1
  • Total Downloads:
    505
  • Date Added:
    May 09, 2012
  • Price:
    Free; Requires Android phone

Editors' Note: The "Download Now" link directs you to the product page in the online Android Market. The application can directly be downloaded and installed on the registered Android device from your PC, or you can download it from the Android Market on your Android device.

Editors' Review

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Known as one of the most powerful free blogging platforms on the Web, WordPress doesn't disappoint when it comes to its Android mobile app. It offers many of the tools that are available through the full Web interface, and it makes it easy to zip around your account, change settings, follow other blogs, and create new posts.

When you first download WordPress on your Android device, it gives you the choice to add your existing WordPress.com blog or your own self-hosted WordPress blog. If you don't have either set up yet, you can easily start a new WordPress account, right from the app. If you like, you can also have multiple blogs set up under a single WordPress account.

With the app's dead-simple interface, you can quickly get started posting with text, a photo, or a quick video. The post tool gives you a basic text editor with Bold, Italic, Underline, Strikethrough, and Hyperlink functionality, and it makes it easy to add images, change image size, and include captions. When you're all done with your content, you can add tags as needed, categorize your post, and even schedule publishing. While it would be nice to have more formatting options like list, text alignment, and text color, I don't think they are absolutely necessary. Since it's likely that most bloggers use the mobile app for quick and simple posts, the tools onboard now, are enough.

One thing I love about the WordPress app is the main dashboard, which lays out all of the most used WordPress functions. It includes shortcuts to create new posts or pages, take photos or video, adjust your settings, view comments, check stats, and read up on other WordPress blogs you're following. The screen is beautifully designed with intuitive icons, and it's easily accessible from a button on the top right.

Overall, WordPress for Android is a winner. It may be missing a few power features, but it still gives you a quick and easy way to access your WordPress account and publish posts while you're out and about. And in case you're wondering how the WordPress app compares with the Tumblr app, it's hard to say because the two services are so different. That said, if you don't know which blogging platform to choose, then your best bet is to compare them on the Web to see which one is a better fit in full size.

 
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3 stars

"no android app.apk link avialable to download it"

January 26, 2013  |  By share0key

 |  Version: WordPress 2.1

Pros

that could be great...

Cons

no download avialable out of googleplay... again !

Summary

no apk download link avialable for me... it"s the end of freeway...

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher WordPress.org
Publisher web site http://wordpress.org/
Release Date May 09, 2012
Date Added May 09, 2012
Version 2.1
Category
Category Internet Software
Subcategory Social Networking Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Android 2.1, Android 2.2, Android
Additional Requirements Compatible with 2.1 and above.
Download Information
File Size 1.06MB
File Name details
Popularity
Total Downloads 505
Downloads Last Week 4
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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