If you’re managing your WordPress blog on an iPad or an iPhone, we’ve got good news for you. Today, WordPress has just deployed a huge update for its app on iOS. As you can see in the photo above, WordPress on iOS has been revamped with a new sidebar menu for quick navigation and sliding panels on the iPad for greatly improved navigation and ease of use.
Apart from the new app icon and the updated graphics, WordPress version 3.1 also includes support for post formats, new WordPress.com stats, landscape orientation support, and a Friend Finder feature helps you find your friends, not to mention a couple of bug fixes and performance enhancements. You can check out the change log after the break.
What’s new in 3.1:
★ 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.