WordPress Desktop App

Take a look at the new WordPress desktop app …

Have you noticed the message in your WordPress desktop inviting you to try the new editor? I tried it and it is very nice. It’s free and available for Windows, Mac and Linux computers and it will work on both WordPress.com and self-hosted sites that have Jetpack installed. You can download the app at WordPress. You will need a WordPress.com login to use the app and you’ll find the link to create…

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Blogging from Byword

It’s fascinating to watch how quickly tech is moving away from the desktop. It is taking me longer to incorporate the new functions and apps into my workflows that it took the developers to create them.

Right now I writing this post on my iPad using the Byword [Mac – $9.99, iOS – $4.99] text editing app. It supports Markdown which makes it a lot easier to incorporate HTML code in the article for formatting and including links. If you’re spending more time on your iThings than your desktop, Byword can be very useful.

In order to publish to a blog site, you’ll need to add the Publish option – a $4.99 in-app purchase. With it you can publish your Byword notes to WordPress, Tumblr, Blogger, Evernote and Scriptogram.