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Mobile Apps – Edublogs are on the go!

Have you been looking for a way to manage and update your blog when you are away from your computer?

We’ve compiled this list of FREE mobile apps that are compatible with all Edublogs Pro and Campus accounts.

In addition, any Pro user can add mobile blogging capabilities on up to 50 student blogs by following these directions.  Don’t forget that this also removes ads and provides access to all premium themes for these blogs too!

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iPhone – iTouch – iPad – Learn moreDownload

BlackBerry – Learn moreDownload

Android – Learn moreDownload

Nokia – Learn moreDownload

These apps allow you to create posts, read and approve comments, and upload photos right from your phone.  Imagine being able to take a picture with your phone of students’ work and immediately being able to upload it to your blog to share or facilitate class discussion.  How cool is that!?

Feel free to leave a comment if you have any questions or nifty ideas to share on how mobile edublogging can be used!

We’re Swimming In New Mobile Friendly Themes!

Today we’re excited to be rolling out more new themes than we’ve ever done at any one time before – 36 new themes in all!

What’s more, all of these themes are designed so that they display nicely on devices of all sizes. Meaning your posts will be easy to read on tablets and phones.

There’s also new themes in the list that make great magazine and newspaper sites, and several with featured image sliders as well!

You can find a list of all of our mobile ready and responsive themes here.

Here they are listed, to help you find them:

  • Adelle
  • Aldehyde (image slider included!)
  • Attorney (image slider included!)
  • Chun
  • Coller (image slider included!)
  • Codium Grid
  • Edubizness
  • Ever After
  • Forever (image slider included!)
  • Fruit Shake
  • Highwind
  • Grisaille
  • Mesocolumn (magazine style)
  • Newp
  • Pink Touch 2
  • PR News (magazine style)
  • Preus (image slider included!)
  • Ryu
  • Scrappy
  • SemPress
  • Sidekick
  • Sixhours
  • Sixteen (image slider included!)
  • Spun (fun photo blog theme)
  • Stargazer
  • Stitch
  • Suits
  • Surfarama
  • Superhero
  • The Newswire (magazine style)
  • Tiny Forge
  • Trvl
  • Unique (image slider included!)
  • Untitled
  • Vintage Camera
  • Writr

We think there is something for everyone in these new themes and hope you enjoy them.

Happy blogging!

The New Edublogs for Android App!

We’ve just released the new Edublogs for Android app – available now for free in the Google Play Store!

You can blog, upload photos, moderate comments, and more right from your phone or tablet.

Here are a few screenshots to whet your appetites:

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Nice, huh?

For help using the app or more info about blogging from phones and tablets, check out the guide here.

And don’t forget our Edublogs for iOS app too :)

Happy mobile blogging!

Announcing 10 new mobile friendly themes!

If you’ve been thinking that your blog is due for a bit of a makeover, then you’ll love the ten new themes we are rolling out today!

Even better, all of these themes come with these fun features:

  • designed to look great on tablets, phones, and desktops!
  • change backgrounds and colors with ease
  • add custom header images
  • clean and easy to read

You can easily find all of these themes by going to Appearance > Themes in your dashboard.

They are all listed in the brand new “Featured Themes” section right at the top of the page!

Take a look through the new themes below and then give your blog an overdue new look!

Brand New Day

Fun theme with four backgrounds to choose from – one for each season!

 

Hum

Great for large images – and a simple layout.

 

Grisaille

With a “newspaper” feel, this theme is great for sites with a lot of content.

Publish

A perfect theme for an ePortfolio!

Quintus

Change colors and really customize this theme.

 

Reddle

Lots of white space – great for a class blog.

 

Responsive

Great for a traditional website – tons of menu and widget options.

Runo Lite

With fun backgrounds – including the look of paper!

 

Twenty Twelve

Versatile and powerful – great for websites, blogs, and more!

 

New School Theme

Designed specifically for our Edublogs Campus networks, this theme is a bit different than the others – Campus Default 2013.

We decided to make it available to everyone as it may be a perfect fit for schools, clubs, and others too.

Take a look!

Features includes:

  • special ‘static homepage’ design
  • easily brand with colors and logos
  • add a custom menu and a login box will appear
  • widgets for featured blogs, latest posts, and more

Try out one or more of the new themes and let us know what you think!

Introducing the Official Edublogs iPad and iPhone Apps!

It’s here!

Kicking off what is shaping up to be the biggest summer in Edublogs’ history, we’re proud to unveil our brand new official iOS app.

Get it now in the App Store!

From the iPhone and iPad, Edublogs Pro, upgraded, and Campus bloggers can sign in, write posts, upload photos, manage comments, and more with ease!

We’ll whet your appetite with a few screenshots below.

And don’t worry Android users – we certainly haven’t forgot about you ;)

Happy mobile blogging!

iPhone Login Screen

 

iPhone Post Editor

 

Editing comments on the iPad
Provide some details for your blog
No stress, you can always change this later on.
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