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How To Use The WordPress Mobile App

This tutorial series shows you how to post content to WordPress using your mobile device and the WordPress Mobile App.

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How To Post To WordPress Using Mobile Devices

As mobile device usage increases, more and more WordPress users will look for ways to continue working while “on the go.”

WordPress makes mobile applications (apps) to suit your operating system …

(WordPress Mobile Apps. Source: WordPress.org)

iOS and Android users can connect with their WordPress site administration areas via iPads, iPhones, tablets and other mobile devices. You can use these mobile devices to add, edit and delete content, manage posts, pages, and comments, and perform other administrative tasks.

In this tutorial, you will learn about using the WordPress mobile app and how to post content to WordPress using your mobile device.

The WordPress Mobile App

WordPress has developed a mobile app that lets you access your WordPress sites using a number of mobile devices to add, edit and delete content, manage your posts, pages and comments, and perform a number of other administrative tasks.

The app can be downloaded from the Apple App Store and Google Play, depending on your operation system (iOS or Android) …

WordPress For iOS

The WordPress App works with any device that is running iOS version 4 or greater …

With the WordPress App installed, you can access your site from your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad and add new posts, edit text, insert photos, check your spelling, insert links, and more. WordPress will automatically adjust to a more widescreen layout if you rotate the screen …

You can moderate, edit, or reply to comments using your mobile device. The WordPress app features include bulk comment moderation via an intuitive interface and moderation menus that display when you swipe comments …

You can also insert high resolution and web optimized photos into your post automatically, using the Quick Photo feature, as well as add videos …

The WordPress App for iOS can be downloaded for free from the iTunes App Store …

For more details about using WordPress on iOS mobile devices, go here:

WordPress For iOS

WordPress For Android

The WordPress App for Android works with WordPress.com and self-hosted sites using WordPress versions 3.1 or higher. The App will work on all phones that are running Android version 2.2 (Froyo) or higher.

The WordPress App for Android can be downloaded for free from the Google Play App store …

For more details about using WordPress on iOS mobile devices, go here:

WordPress Mobile App Support

If you run into any issues uing the WordPress mobile app, visit the sites below:

How To Install And Use The WordPress Mobile App

Let’s show you how to install and use the WordPress App. For this tutorial, we will use the WordPress For Android version of the App. This process is similar for iOS users.

On your mobile device, locate and tap on the Google Play Store button to open up the application …

In Google play, select Apps

Search for “wordpress”. Select the WordPress application by Automattic, Inc …

Install the WordPress application on your device …

Once you have installed the WordPress App, make sure to enable the checkbox next to Allow automatic updating

After the WordPress App has installed, you will see a new icon on your phone. Tap on the WordPress icon to launch the app and log into your account …

Adding A New WordPress Site

The first time you launch the WordPress app on your mobile device, you will be shown a screen like the one below, giving you a few options to start blogging. Choose the “Add self-hosted WordPress blog” option …

Note: You will need to have a WordPress site already installed before you can add it to your WordPress App.

Enter your existing WordPress site’s account details:

Ignore both the Optional Settings and the Get a free blog at WordPress.com buttons, and tap on the Log In button when you have finished adding your site’s details into the Account Details section …

The app will try to connect to your account …

If your details have been entered correctly, your account will be set up and you will be logged in and connected to your WordPress site via your mobile device …

Note:

If you experience any issues connecting the mobile app to your self-hosted WordPress account, the app may be having trouble accessing your site’s xmlrpc.php file.

Do the following:

How To Post To WordPress Using Mobile Devices

Once you are logged into your mobile WordPress account, a number of options are displayed on your mobile app menu:

These options are explored further in the tutorials listed below.

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