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Apps for WordPress.com

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Blogging at WordPress.com is great, and these applications make it even better by giving you more ways to post and follow your favorite blogs. Whether you’re blogging from your desktop, browser or on the go, make sure to check out these other ways to manage your WordPress.com blog.

Mobile Apps

WordPress for iOS

ios-readerWordPress for iOS lets you follow your favorite blogs, receive notications, view stats, write posts, upload photos, and manage comments on your blog from your iOS device. With support for both WordPress.com and self-hosted WordPress, users of all experience levels can get going in seconds.

WordPress for Android

wp-android-drawerFollow your favorite blogs and write new posts for your WordPress.com or self-hosted WordPress.org blog. Edit content, view stats, and manage comments with built-in notifications, all on your Android device.

WordPress for BlackBerry

Post to WordPress.com or your self-hosted WordPress blog from your BlackBerry. Manage comments and media, upload videos and more with this BlackBerry native app.

Browser Extensions

Chrome Extension

Install this extension to instantly view your WordPress.com notifications, follow sites, and start new blog posts quickly and easily from your browser toolbar.

Firefox Extension

The Firefox extension allows you to instantly view your WordPress.com notifications, follow sites, and start new blog posts quickly and easily from your browser toolbar.

Desktop Apps

BloGTK

BloGTK is a weblog client that allows you to post to your weblog from GNOME without the need for a separate browser window. BloGTK allows you to connect with many weblog systems, including WordPress.com.

MarsEdit

Write, preview, and publish without a web browser. MarsEdit uses the power of your Mac to provide an amazing blog editing experience. MarsEdit is a desktop blog editor, so you can write a blog without giving up the comforts of your Mac.

Press This

Press This is a bookmarklet, which is a neat word for a little app that runs in your browser and lets you grab text, images and videos from the web and post them to your WordPress.com blog. Use Press This to grab bits of the web from any page and add them to your blog!

ScribeFire

ScribeFire is a full-featured blog editor that integrates with the Firefox web browser and lets you easily post to your blog. You can drag and drop formatted text from pages you are browsing, take notes, upload images, and post to multiple blogs.

Shareaholic

Shareaholic is the easy way to share, spread, and post interesting web pages via your blogs, social networks, email, IM, and more, right from your web browser. Works with all WordPress.com and WordPress.org blogs.

Windows Live Writer

Blog your heart out: Writer makes it easy to share your photos and videos on almost any blog service, including WordPress.com.

Microblogging Apps

HootSuite

HootSuite is the professional microblogging client. With HootSuite, you can manage multiple social network accounts in one easy to use interface, schedule updates, and measure your success.

Spaz

Spaz is an open source, cross-platform app for Twitter, Identi.ca and Laconica. With built-in global search, short URL creation, and support themes, Spaz also works for posting and reading WordPress.com blogs.

TweetDeck

TweetDeck is your personal real-time browser, connecting you with your contacts across WordPress.com, Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn, Foursquare, Google Buzz and more. TweetDeck also lets you post to and read WordPress.com blogs.

Twitterrific

Twitterrific is a fun application that lets you both read and publish posts or “tweets” to the Twitter community website. The application’s user interface is clean, concise and designed to take up a minimum of real estate. With Twitterrific you can enter a WordPress.com account to post updates and read blogs you’re following.

Last modified: August 1, 2014

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