WordPress for iOS added another feather in its cap with the launch of a major update for its mobile application. The new version is nothing short of excellent as the app is made keeping in mind the requirements of the users and added several features like support for uploading featured images, push notifications for self-hosted blogs utilizing the Jetpack plugin and numerous bug fixes.
The most requested feature is finally added in this new update as now users can add or upload a Featured Image of any size to their blog posts. This can be done by using the image uploader in the Settings section of the Post Editor, which was not possible earlier.
The new Jetpack-powered push notifications feature is a follow-up enhancement to push notification of WordPress.com blogs. This enhancement requires Jetpack plugin by Automatic. This feature delivers the notifications to your device with the help of central server and directs the owner of the blogs to the comment within the app, if they choose to view the notification.
With this new update, WordPress made a major improvement in accessibility of settings by relocating the Settings app on your device to the Settings section of the app itself, making it easy and fast to change settings of the application.
Last but not the least, in this update there is marked improvement in stability of the app, as almost 70 bugs and crashes have been fixed with this release.
The Version 3.2 of the application is available for free in iTunes App Store and requires iOS 4.3 or later. So, now you can add this latest update to your Apple gadgets and enjoy all the new features.