Pots To WordPress Blog From BlackBerry Phones

by mohit on March 23, 2010

WordPress after facing the stiff competition from earlier established and much larger blogging services like ‘Blogger’ or ‘Typepad’ that have been out for years, has been incredibly successful and risen from a handful of users to the most-used blog tool in its category. In order to bring the WordPress experience to a larger audience, WordPress.com-a hosted version of the open source package where you can start a blog in seconds without any technical knowledge was created. Since then, this blogging tool has been riding ahead of its laurels.

The most important piece of news here is that the Blackberry has released the WordPress app for the Backberry version 1.1 mobile devices. The app allows you to write posts, upload photos and videos, edit pages, and manage comments write from your Blackberry phone, without any need for turning on your computers.

Version 1.1 new features :

  • Comment Notifications
  • Geotagging of Posts
  • Improved UI interaction on Touch devices
  • introduction of Touch Gestures: Sliding a finger to the left or right quickly on the Comment screen displays the next or
    previous comment.
  • Photo Resizing improvements with user defined dimensions
  • New File Browser with thumbnails support
  • Overall enhancements to the speed and stability of the app
  • new added languages to the list of supported ones : English, Italian, Finnish, French, Indonesian, German, and Portuguese (Portugal)

How To Install This App?

Point your BlackBerry browser to http://blackberry.wordpress.org/install to install the Blackberry app for WordPress.


The Blackberry app will work with all new BlackBerry devices such as the 8700, Pearl, Curve, Bold, and Storm, with BlackBerry OS 4.2.1 or newer. The WordPress app will work on WordPress.com and self-hosted WordPress version 2.5.1 or newer.


  1. Its a beta software, so is bound to have bugs, which means dont use it to manage your primary blog to avoid surprises.
  2. The app will frequently prompt when new versions are available, which you can easily upgrade.

DOWNLOAD WordPress app free for Blackberry version 1.1

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