Blogpad Pro

Do you have a self hosted WordPress blog? Do you use your iPhone or iPad to manage your blog? 

I do for both. And I’ve just updated to the (don’t let me complain too much) new iOS7 on both instruments. I don’t know if it is an iOS7 bug, but I have encountered something really odd with the official WordPress app – it won’t log into my self-hosted site on my iPad anymore. iPhone is fine. Just not the iPad. This annoyed the heck out of me last night and kept me up till 1am (yes, I am obsessive about software or hardware when it doesn’t work – my iPad ZAGGkeys Mini 9 keyboard wasn’t working either – all happy in the morning). 

I was just about to despair when I found an online recommendation for Blogpad Pro. I paid my $5 something, and downloaded it. What can I say other than it is great, and I have no intention at the moment of going back to the official app. It is really user friendly, and has a great interface for writing posts. One feature is the easy addition of images (which was a pain on the official app). I’ve only been using it for 24 hours, but it comes with my recommendation. Check it out at the App Store.

 

About Schütz

I am Catholic, married to Cathy, father of Maddy & Mia. Since 2002, I have been the Executive Officer of the Ecumenical & Interfaith Commission of the Archdiocese of Melbourne. I was once a Lutheran pastor, but a "year of grace" and soul-searching led me into the Catholic Church. It was a bumpy ride, but with the support of my (still Lutheran) wife, I was finally confirmed on June 16, 2003.
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3 Responses to Blogpad Pro

  1. David,
    Are you aware that when I open your blog now I get a recorded add from Apple about the new iphone? This is the first time I have been bombarded by cyber-fruit on your site. is there something in your blog about the new app that sets it off?

  2. Schütz says:

    It might be the video in the post below that automatically begins playing on your computer when you open my page – it is a spoof of the iPhone launch. If you hear it again, scroll down to see if the Matthias I Am video is playing. I think it is just a local problem with you

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