Official WordPress app for iOS has received a major update in the App Store that brings a shiny new user-interface that adds improved experience for users. The app now features a Facebook app like side panel that allows users to easily jump to posts, pages, comments, stats, and dashboard. Thanks to this update WordPress app now allows users to upload photos for posts right from their iPad, that makes this app even more useful on the go. Another feature for iPad now allows users to preview post on the iPad before publishing. After the update users can also view stats of their blog, as the app now shows WordPress blog stats right on iPhone or iPad. The full change log for this update and and download link can be found after the break.
★ Major UI Refresh!
- New sidebar menu for quick navigation.
- Sliding panels on the iPad for greatly improved navigation and ease of use.
- Updated colors and graphics.
- Improved sign up experience.
- New app icon.
★ Support for Post Formats.
★ WordPress.com Reader and Quick Photo added for the iPad.
★ New Simple post preview feature for the iPad.
★ All-new WordPress.com stats.
★ New WordPress.com Friend Finder feature helps you find your friends blogging on WordPress.com.
★ Landscape orientation support throughout the app.
★ Easy access to your site – view it and access the web dashboard right from the app.
★ Last but not least – many reliability improvements and performance tweaks.
The update brings nice changes to the app, and it looks more refreshing than before thanks to the new UI. I personally never used the app for posting, but I think I might start using it due to the recent improvements WordPress has added in this update.
WordPress app for iPhone and iPad is available in the App Store for free at the link below.