WordPress for Windows Phone 7

For those of you who own a Windows Phone 7 device, you might want to know that the WordPress for Windows Phone 7 app version 1.2 is now available and can be downloaded via the Windows Phone Marketplace.

New features on WordPress for Windows Phone 7 version 1.2:

  • Landscape Editing – the post editor is now available in landscape mode, providing a larger/wider keyboard and allows users to easily type posts. New changes also make it easier for users to navigate in the post editor view.
  • UI (User Interface) Improvements – the improved panorama view UI now has more space to view blog content – posts, pages and comments. Another addition is a better loading indicator so users won’t have to wait for a network task to finish before they can proceed to a different section of the panorama view UI.
  • New Language Translations – version 1.2 now includes translations for French, German, Italian and Spanish. For those who are interested in translating the app into their native language, check out this link – translate.wordpress.org
  • Under the Hood Fixes – other fixes include better support for post pingbacks in the comment view, fixed comment submission date from being changed when moderating, preview now works for drafts, scheduled and private posts/pages and prompt added if the back button is accidentally tapped while creating a post.

The complete list of fixes, can be found at the trac site.

Download the WordPress for Windows Phone 7 App version 1.2

NOTE: WordPress for Windows Phone 7 app supports blogs that use WordPress.com or self-hosted WordPress blogs running on version 3.0+.

Anyone using or tried the WordPress for Windows Phone 7 app? How do you like the app? How does it compare with the other WordPress mobile apps for iOS, Android and BlackBerry devices?

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