Innovations in the mobile and web industries have entirely transformed the face of information technology. This revolutionary change has been fuelled further with the emergence of smart mobile devices like Smartphones that can be seen almost everywhere. Smartphones have indeed generated newer opportunities for those users equipped with the right kind of tools for their mobile devices. However, if you are a web developer offering WordPress solutions or own a WordPress publication, here’s a detailed list of the top mobile applications to help you and your clients manage WordPress blogs effectively while on-the-move!
WordPress on BlackBerry
WordPress apps are most compatible with the recent BlackBerry devices like 8700, Storm, Pearl, Bold and Curve. Make sure to have the device equipped with the BlackBerry Device Software (OS) version as it is the minimum requirement to run the application. It works brilliantly with WordPress.com or self hosted WordPress 2.5.1 or WordPress MU 2.6 or even higher, allowing the users to write posts, edit web pages while managing blog comments, all at the same time.
WordPress on iPod Touch and iPhone
WordPress for iPhone– This application enables the users to write posts, edit pages, upload images and deal with blog comments from their iPod Touch or iPhone devices. Such devices also supports WordPress.com and self installed WordPress 2.5.1 or higher.
BlogPress– It supports many of the popular blog platforms like WordPress with full blog options including tags/labels; publish date, online draft and categories. Users can easily pen down blogs, edit or delete them and can even create drafts for multiple blogs.
iBlogger– iBlogger work wonders with most of the popular blog platforms including WordPress, especially on devices like iPod Touch, iPhone and iPhone 3G. Users can write blogs and can even add tags, images and various categories to it.
WordPress on Android
PostBot– This is a great Android application that facilitates blog posting to the WordPress publications both in WordPress.com and other self hosted portals.
wpToGo– Android users can effortlessly manage their WordPress blogs through this application which is loaded with exciting features. Post blogs with titles, tags, multiple categories under WordPress multiple accounts along with full size pictures and thumbnails, personalized thumbnail sizing and so on.
WordPress on Nokia Phones with Symbian S60 base
Wavelog– This is a blogging client application catering specifically to the S60 breed of mobile phones. Users can post blogs along with audio/video or image to their publications directly from their phone devices through any type of network available.
Scribe– Users can draft, edit and post blogs on their WordPress publications from just about anywhere. Although, Scribe is still in its nascent stage, therefore one needs to install Python for S60 at first to get access to this application.
Microsoft Windows Mobile
Writers for Windows Mobile– Windows Live Writer is the mobile version of probably one of the best desktop client for bloggers.
Some other applications for accessing WordPress Publications
WordPress.com Gadget– Users can have smooth access to their hosted WordPress.com blog admin through their mobile phones. It is the advance version of the admin dashboard and is way much light and faster and is also compatible with smartphones like BlackBerry, Treo and iPhone.
Blog post by using email– WordPress can also be configured in a certain fashion that enables posting blogs through email. To make this happen, users must open their own email account with POP3 access that can be used from the mobile devices.