The WordPress for Android 2.9 came out yesterday with new Blog discovery feature which helps you to find new blogs and read them before following it.
Version 2.9 seems to be an exciting release with some amazing new feature, changes and improvements. So, if you are already using the app check out the new face of the app.
The new Blog Discovery feature is really useful for readers, now you can easily find new blogs and manage your tags and blog subscriptions. Preview a blog and read it using new Blog Discovery feature.
Publish Icon Button Improvement.
The icon button is replaced by text button which guides you through every task you do on the app. Whether you’re saving a draft, publishing or scheduling a post, or updating one, this new button will display your action, depending on your current task.
This update will be specifically useful for the newbie users as they will be properly guided through the actions they perform within the app.
The team is also doing some really nice work as far as the stats are concerned, there has been some improvement done on the user experience and stats in the last few versions of the app.
WordPress for Android 2.9 Improvements
- Reintroduction of the refresh button in all refreshable views, along with the pull-to-refresh gesture.
- Pull-to-refresh tip bar has been replaced by a less aggressive, self-hiding message.
- Save dialog has been removed, and all posts are now auto-saved when you close the edit post view.
- Reblogging interface redesign in the Reader.
- Sharing image, video, text, or link via WordPress for Android now remembers the previous choice.
Also as already announced team has dropped Android 2.3 support. Current version of the app (2.9) and later versions will need Android 4.0 or later.
You can download the app from the Google Play Store