How to Post to Your WordPress Blog via iPad or iPhone

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How to Post to Your WordPress Blog via iPad or iPhone

Install App
1. Download the WordPress for iOS app from the iTunes Store
2. Open the WordPress app in your iPad or iPhone.
3. Select the 3rd option: “Add self-hosted WordPress blog”
4. Fill in the 3 fields like this:
URL: http://yourwebsite.com
Username:  username
Password: password
5. Tap “Save”
Create a New Post
1. Tap the “New Post” Icon in the upper right hand corner.
2. Fill in the first 3 fields like this:
Title: [Type the title of your blog post]
Tags: [Type keywords that describe your blog post, separated by commas. Ex. "kids clothing, consignment"] (optional)
Categories: [Tap the field, and a list of categories will pop up. Select categories. Or add a category by tapping the "Plus" icon in the top right. Tap the Back Arrow that says "Write" to return to the post.]
3. Start writing! Tap the main content area. The cursor will appear. Now you can begin writing. When you’re done, tap “Done”.
4. Add an image or video by tapping the 2 icons in the lower right corner.
5. Tap “Publish”.
6. Done!
To Delete a Post
Currently you can’t delete posts from the WordPress App, so here is a workaround until you log into your WordPress dashboard.
1. Tap the Post you want to delete
2. Tap the Settings icon in the lower left corner
3. Tap the “Visibility” field
4. Choose “Private” and tap “Done”
5. Tap “Update” in the upper right corner