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WordPress

by Automattic, Inc
Rated: Guidance Suggested
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (161 customer reviews)

Price: FREE
Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
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Latest Updates

What's new in version 3.0.2
  • * Swipe between posts in the reader
  • * Geotagging feature redesign
  • * Get help by chatting with Automattic support
  • * WordPress.com blog list now auto updates
  • * Opt in/opt out setting for analytics
  • * Bug fixes: upload picture crash, janky animations, Hebrew devices displaying the app in English, SNI + shared ssl certificate fix, rare reader crash, ...

Product Details

  • ASIN: B004GFN11A
  • Release Date: March 15, 2011
  • Rated: Guidance Suggested This app may include dynamic content. What's this?
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (161 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,204 Free in Appstore for Android (See Top 100 Free in Appstore for Android)
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Product Features

  • Manage your current WordPress blogs or create new ones
  • Create and edit posts from your mobile device
  • Upload media from your device library or capture video or a picture and upload it to your blog
  • Receive comment notifications and moderate multiple comments at a time
  • Keep track of your site statistics

Product Description

WordPress for Android is an Open Source app that empowers you to write new posts to your WordPress blog, edit content, and manage your comments directly from your Android device. WordPress is a well-known online Content Management System (CMS) that is commonly used as a blog publishing application.

Manage multiple WordPress sites and blogs or create a new blog from the app. When you launch the WordPress app you are shown a list of new sites and blogs, allowing quick access to the site or blog of your choice. Browse all the latest posts on blogs you follow. You may also delete a blog or change basic settings, including account details, media placement, and location information, right from your Android device.

The WordPress app allows you to set up notifications. Decide how often you wish the app to refresh and then choose whether your device notifies you by playing a sound, vibrating, or flashing a notification light.

Read, write, and manage blog posts
Read, write, and manage blog posts
Comments

Approve, unapprove, and delete comments or mark them as spam. The comments view also shows you which post was commented on and the commenter's information, such as e-mail address or website.

Posts

Add new posts or choose an existing post to view, edit, or delete. Review comments specific to that post. Media, tags, and categories can be added to each post. You may also choose whether to upload your post immediately or save it as a draft.

Pages

The WordPress app allows you to create new pages on your site. Additionally, you can view, edit, or delete a page or view comments associated with a specific page.

Stats

Access statistics about the number of site and post views, referrers, search terms, and clicks. You have the option to view these statistics for multiple time frames: from the last seven days up to the full life of your site or blog.

WordPress for Android supports both WordPress.com and self-hosted WordPress (2.9.2 or higher) blogs.


Technical Details

  • Size: 4.7MB
  • Version: 3.0.2
  • Developed By: Automattic, Inc
  • Application Permissions: (Help me understand what permissions mean)
    • Allows installation of home screen shortcuts
    • Required to be able to access the camera device
    • Open network sockets
    • Write to external storage
    • Access fine (e.g., GPS) location
    • Access the vibration feature
    • Access coarse (e.g., Cell-ID, Wi-Fi) location
    • Access the list of accounts in the Accounts Service
    • Access information about networks
    • PowerManager WakeLocks to keep processor from sleeping or screen from dimming
    • Allows an application to uninstall home screen shortcuts
    • Allows an application to receive messages via Google Cloud Messaging
  • Minimum Operating System: Android 4.0
  • Approximate Download Time: Less than 1 minute

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
33 of 34 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Saved my Bacon, itellya... March 4, 2012
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I'm not gonna get into a long description of what a dumbass I was, but suffice it to say, when I needed it most, the WordPress app for the Amazon Kindle Fire and other Android devices saved me of even more humiliation than I would normally encounter after posting a blog story, realizing an egregious typo or two...or three, and then finding myself without access to my home computer or laptop with which to edit them.

Such a circumstance happened to me recently, when someone emailed to "inform me" of how badly I'd screwed up. I was on a weekend trip to another city and only had access to my Kindle Fire (actually, I HAD brought my laptop with me, but as luck would have it, its power supply went bad en route and took the battery with it). When I received the email on my Kindle (which I'm learning to love more each day), my laptop was toast and I thought I was too, as we wouldn't be returning home for another more two days.

Luckily, I realized that I'd recently downloaded the WordPress app, but hadn't yet had any reason to use it. I quickly corrected the typos (and let's just say, they weren't punctuation or common-word based errors, either). So at least I was able to save *part* of my face (and the jury's still out on whether or not that's actually a good thing...); all thanks to my Kindle Fire and the WordPress app, available for free from the Amazon AppStore.

It's easy to use, and when ya need it. well, ya really need it.
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17 of 18 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Wordpress review April 12, 2011
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Decent app if you want to quickly update a "short" blog post. Otherwise it's too cumbersome to bang out a long post on a cell phone. I didn't really have any trouble uploading my blog post so all in all a decent app.
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15 of 17 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars easy to use June 26, 2012
By J. Ly
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straightforward, functional, intuitive, and simple ui. really enjoy this app for blog updates. convenient for blogging on the go and easy to write out an article on the kindle fire. :)
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great For the Kindle Fire HD! January 11, 2013
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Seeing as I am new to WordPress, but not new to blogging, I wanted to have something to write short bits from Kindle Fire HD. I came across this and absolutely love it!

Not only can I easily compose a great blog entry with my stylus (having a pain disorder this is the best way to write), but I can also check my blogs stats, and also read the blogs that I follow with this great app!
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars It's all here November 22, 2012
The only thing missing is control of your plugins. Really good app otherwise. If you have multiple WordPress installs this is a must.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Terrufic app! April 26, 2012
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I have nothing but praises fir this app. Absolutely trouble free. Easy to use, with features available for a per month payment. The free basc blog worked just fine for me. Highly recommended.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
By SE
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I use this app for just about everything with my WordPress account. It is simple and not to messy. You can update blogs or reply right from the app.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
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Through a professor's recommendation as an assignment for her college class, I signed up for WordPress. We had to do weekly blog. I found the application fairly easy to use for a virgin blogger and found myself actually enjoying the assignment.
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