It’s a clear truth that we live in a world that’s immensely influenced by the mobile technology. Whether it’s about accessing the internet or setting up alarm for the next day; a mobile phone allows you to perform numerous activities with complete amount of ease. The wide collection of mobile apps available for download have introduced comfort into the lives of people hailing from different age groups. Likewise, if you’re running a WordPress powered website, then complimenting it with a perfectly designed mobile app can work wonders. In this post, I’m focusing on 15 high-performing mobile apps that make your journey of operating WordPress sites and blogs smoother and much more pleasant.
Pingdom is a brilliant website uptime monitoring app that alerts you each time your website is down. Additionally, you are also being shown the status of the website and service that you’ve chosen to monitor.
Facebook Pages Manager
If you’re planning to promote your Facebook page via your WordPress site/blog, then Facebook Pages Manager is the app for you. It allows you to manage all your pages in addition to sharing posts from other apps and receiving instant notifications. Plus, you can even post your status, pictures and thereby stay connected with your targeted audiences while on a move.
If you’re looking for a good app to manage your WordPress blogs, then BlogPad Pro is for you. This app offers you the convenience of blogging from anywhere, irrespective of whether you’re online, offline or in the airplane mode. After having made the changes to a blog in the offline mode, you can easily sync the same via a single click. Key features included within this app are:
- Markdown mode
- Add & edit feature images
- Full WYSIWYG editor
- Autosave and many more
Specially designed for Android users, Writer is an app that offers you a convenient way of drafting posts. This is a minimalist word processor application that offers you distraction-free writing environment. Plus, you also get markdowns(H1, H2, H3, italics and bold) that are required for formatting the articles properly. Tools such as word count and estimated reading time make Writer a must-have app for all WordPress bloggers.
As a highly intuitive Android/iPhone app, WordPress allows you to write posts in addition to moderating the comments, uploading photos/audio/video etc. You can easily connect multiple WordPress websites with the WordPress application.
Staying organized enables you to be utmost productive. If you’re a WordPress user who’s looking out for a way to organize your day by writing a list of tasks in order of some priority, then Any.do is the application you need to have in your smartphone/smart tablet. With the Any.do application, you can easily create multiple task lists which can include recurring tasks that need to be scheduled regularly. The best asset of this app is that it can be easily sychronized across multiple devices, thereby offering you the convenience of accessing your To Do lists from anywhere, at anytime.
Available for mobile platforms viz: Android, iOS, Google Authenticator is an application that allows you to add two-step authentication on your WordPress website. This app will generate a temporary password on your mobile gadget, thereby adding an extra layer of security to your existing WordPress login form.
BlogPress serves as a multi-platform blogging app which works for iPhone and iPad. Plus, it sychronizes well with other renowned apps like Flickr, YouTube etc. It allows you to manage everything related to your WordPress blogs. Some exciting features available with this app include: Local preview, Video integration with YouTube, Local and online drafting, GEO Location tags, Comments management, Post scheduling, Landscape editing mode, Facebook and Twitter sharing etc.
Easily available for Android and iOS, Google Hangouts is an app that comes loaded with features such as voice and video calling, plus chat and can be integrated with a range of other Google services, making it one of the preferred apps for WordPress bloggers.
As someone who’s planning to set up a WordPress blog, you can install the Graphio app that allows you to create neat diagrams, mind maps, flow charts etc. by sketching, drawing or dragging the already existing shapes on a suitable digital canvas.
Serving as an excellent password manager app, LastPass Premium allows you to keep your website passwords unique and stronger. Available for Android, iOS, Windows and Mac PCs, this app will store all your passwords and enable you to manage them using a single master password. Plus, you can also use this app for generating strong passwords while creaing new accounts and storing the same on the cloud.
With the Day One mobile app, you can gather practice in creating digital content(a mix of audio, video, writing etc.) in a secure environment. After having created the content, you can go ahead with exporting the same to your WordPress site/blog.
SEO Manager is a nifty app that allows you to keep tab on the overall performance of SEO strategy that’s being followed for your website. While the free version of this app allows you to setup three keywords in addition to tracking the site’s Google ranking in real-time, the paid version allows you to keep a good check over your site’s PageRank.
If you’re missing out on some of the excellent stuff related to your site, then simply install the Pocket app into your smartphone. With this app, you can easily save all your favorite articles and opt for reading them later as per your convenience. Moreover, you can even opt for tagging, collecting and sharing all your favorite articles.
Hootsuite is a popular iOS app suitable for posting to and managing multiple social networks such as: Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Tumblr and Google+. With this app installed in your iOS device, you can easily schedule posts,track link stats and auto queue them in addition to managing your social lists.
So, these were a few hand-picked mobile apps for you as a WordPress user or a blogger. Hope you’d have found the collection handy and would have go ahead with installing the apps that have the caliber of helping you in the right way.
About the Author:
Addison Cohen is an application developer for Appsted Ltd, an mobile apps development services provider. He loves sharing latest information on the latest mobile technology.