Poster App for WordPress Gets a Major Update

Posted January 16, 2013 at 3:29am by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 7085 views

Poster, an iOS app for editing your WordPress blog, has received a major update.

Easily and quickly post to and manage your WordPress blog. Poster supports both and (self-hosted) blogs, and is now available in English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, and Spanish.

✔ Full support for WordPress blogs
✔ Custom post type support — create, publish, and edit posts with a custom post type. Poster is the only app on iOS with this functionality.
✔ Dropbox integration — create and publish new posts quickly by selecting text or HTML files from your Dropbox account
✔ Markdown support — preview Markdown formatted posts and automatically convert Markdown to HTML when publishing to your blog

+ Upload images directly to your blog with support for specifying a featured image
+ Support for custom fields
+ Create new and manage existing Pages on your blog
+ Support for TextExpander Touch snippet expansion
+ Open text or HTML files in Poster from other apps to create a new post
+ Support for post formats
+ Edit a post's excerpt field
+ Toggle post comments on and off
+ Assign categories and tags to your posts
+ Set posts as sticky
+ Share your posts via email, Messages, Twitter, Facebook, and more
+ Manage multiple blogs and easily switch between them
+ Easily post content from other apps or the web by creating a new post from the contents of your clipboard

What's New In This Version:
✔ Support for custom post types. Enable them for any blog within the settings.
✔ Poster is now localized for English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, and Spanish
✔ Edit a post's excerpt
✔ Set posts as sticky
✔ Edits to published posts can now be saved locally before re-publishing
✔ Insert images at a specific location in a post by tapping and holding in the editor
✔ Option to remove a post's featured image
✔ Re-order your blogs within the interface
✔ Improved URL scheme with support for a callback URL (

+ Typing a space in the slug field now inserts a dash rather than presenting an error, allowing for quicker entry
+ Maximum post download limit increased to 100 posts
+ Ability to edit a post's excerpt, slug, or comments is now hidden by default in the post inspector. They can be unhidden by tapping "Options" in the inspector. All fields in the inspector can now be hidden.
+ Custom fields can now be given a friendlier label that's used in the interface (ex: LinkFormatURL --> Link)
+ HTML preview and auto Markdown conversion now converts “--” and “---” to en and em dashes, respectively
+ New icon
+ Improved speed when syncing posts
+ Improved formatting when sharing a published post (unique formatting for Twitter/Facebook, email, and clipboard). Clipboard now receives only the link to a post.
+ Edits to posts are automatically saved. There's no need to manually save a post anymore.
+ Faster title entry on iPhone
+ Improved memory usage and launch times (the initial launch may take longer than normal due to a one-time data migration)

+ Fixed an issue where duplicate custom fields would appear on the web interface for a post each time it was edited
+ Fixed an issue where a custom field could not be removed from a post
+ Fixed an issue where selecting a file from Dropbox would not create a new post
+ Fixed an issue where the keyboard could cover text when editing a post
+ Fixed an error for blogs that have identically named categories under different parent categories

You can purchase Poster from the App Store for $2.99.

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