In this tutorial you will learn how to add, edit and delete posts and pages in your WordPress site using the WordPress App for mobile devices.

For this tutorial we’ll use the WordPress For Android version of the WordPress mobile app. The process explained below is similar for iOS devices (e.g. iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad).

Complete the step-by-step tutorial below to learn how to add, edit and delete posts and pages on your WordPress site or blog using your mobile device …

The WordPress Mobile App – Posts And Pages

You should have already set up your WordPress App. If not, see this tutorial.

Tap on your WordPress app icon to log into your account …

How To Post To WordPress Using Mobile Devices

Posts

To access and manage your posts, tap on the Posts menu …

How To Post To WordPress Using Mobile Devices

A list of your posts will display on your screen …

How To Post To WordPress Using Mobile Devices

You can access more posts by scrolling down to the bottom of your screen and tapping on Load More Posts

How To Post To WordPress Using Mobile Devices

To return to your main menu section, tap on the icon at the top of your screen …

How To Post To WordPress Using Mobile Devices

Posts – New Posts

To create a new post, tap on the “+” symbol at the top of your screen …

How To Post To WordPress Using Mobile Devices

The New Post screen allows you to:

  • Add a Post Title
  • Add content to your post
  • Add comma-separated Tags
  • Select or add a new Post Category
  • Select your Post Status
  • Select your Post Format
  • Specify a date and time to publish your post
  • Password-protect your post

How To Post To WordPress Using Mobile Devices

To add a title and content to your new post, tap on the Title and Content fields …

How To Post To WordPress Using Mobile Devices

Tap into the Content area to add text and media …

How To Post To WordPress Using Mobile Devices

Note the row of formatting options and buttons at the bottom of your screen. Use these to format your text and insert media into your content …

How To Post To WordPress Using Mobile Devices

Click on the camera icon to add media like photos and videos into your content …

How To Post To WordPress Using Mobile Devices

After adding an image to your post, you can adjust the image settings by tapping on the image. This brings up the Image Settings screen …

How To Post To WordPress Using Mobile Devices

The Image Settings screen allows you to edit the following settings on your image:

  • Image filename – Change your image filename.
  • Image caption – Add an image caption. This field is optional.
  • Horizontal alignment – Choose from the following options: “None”, “Left”, “Center” and “Right.
  • Width – Use the slider to adjust the image width.
  • Use as featured image – Check the box in this field to set your image as a featured image.

After adjusting your settings, click on OK to save your new settings, or Cancel to exit the Image Settings screen without saving your settings.

For more information on adding media to your posts, see the tutorial on Using Media With Your WordPress App.

Whether your post is published after saving or not, depends on the following:

1 – Your Publish Status

How To Post To WordPress Using Mobile Devices

2 – Your Publish Settings (i.e. whether you have specified your post to publish immediately, or schedule a past or future date and time) …

How To Post To WordPress Using Mobile Devices

To cancel editing your new post, click on your device’s back key …

How To Post To WordPress Using Mobile Devices

You will be asked to confirm whether to cancel editing your post or not …

How To Post To WordPress Using Mobile Devices

To save and publish your new post, tap the Save icon at the top of your screen …

How To Post To WordPress Using Mobile Devices

Your new post will be saved.

Posts – Edit Posts

To edit a post, select the post you want to edit from your Posts list, and tap on the Post Title

How To Post To WordPress Using Mobile Devices

The selected post will load and display in your screen …

How To Post To WordPress Using Mobile Devices

At the bottom of your screen, you will see a row of option buttons:

  • Delete – Delete your post
  • Preview – Preview your post
  • Share – Provides a range of options for sharing your post
  • Comment – Write a comment, or reply to an existing comment left on your post
  • Edit – Edit your post

How To Post To WordPress Using Mobile Devices

Delete Post

To delete a post, tap on the Trash Can icon at the bottom of your screen …

How To Post To WordPress Using Mobile Devices

You will be asked to confirm whether to delete the post or not. Tap Yes to delete your post, or No to cancel the delete action …

How To Post To WordPress Using Mobile Devices

Preview Post

Tap on the Preview icon to load your post into your mobile device’s browser …

How To Post To WordPress Using Mobile Devices

Share Post

Tap on the Share Post icon to bring up a range of options for sharing your post online …

How To Post To WordPress Using Mobile Devices

Write Comment

Tap on the Comment icon to add a comment to your post and then tap on the Send Comment button …

How To Post To WordPress Using Mobile Devices

Your comment (or reply to someone else’s comment) will be published on your WordPress site …

How To Post To WordPress Using Mobile Devices

Edit Content

To edit the content of your post, tap on the Edit icon …

How To Post To WordPress Using Mobile Devices

After editing your content, tap on the Save icon to update your post …

How To Post To WordPress Using Mobile Devices

Your content will be saved and updated on your WordPress site.

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