How to add categories to your post

To add categories to your post tap on your post to launch the Post Options menu and select ‘Edit Settings’ (below)

Editing a WordPress post on BlogPad Pro for iPad, step 2

Alternatively if you’re already editing the post you can tap on the settings icon (top right) to get to your post options (below):

WYSIWYG blog editing ipad

Both will take you to this screen. BlogPad Pro post settings

You can see the categories already selected for this post (in this case 1950s, Vintage and Cinema). To add more or edit these tap to view the Category menu. Then just tap each category you want to attach to the post or click the + button to add a new category.

Editing post categories

View your blog categories

How to see your WordPress blog categories with BlogPad Pro for iPad

To see the categories on your WordPress blog tap the purple ‘Categories’ button in the left menu. You then see a list of the categories you have used. You can scroll through these, or search using the search box.

You can also sort them by name, either A-Z or Z-A.

View your WordPress blog categories in BlogPad Pro for iPad

You can also select a category and delete it (see below)

View your WordPress blog categories in BlogPad Pro for iPad

 

Editing your post settings

How to change your post settings on your WordPress blog with BlogPad Pro for iPad

Step 1:

Tap on the orange Posts icon on the menu bar.

Step 2:

Then tap on the post you want to edit and you will see the Post Options menu (below).

Editing a WordPress post on BlogPad Pro for iPad, step 2

Edit Settings

This option allows you to edit your post properties. These include the title, categories, tags, status, visibility, publish date and whether the post allows comments and pingbacks.  

Once you have changed this information you can either Update to save your changes or Cancel to close without saving.

BlogPad Pro post settings

To edit categories tap on Categories to see your menu. This displays a list of categories on your blog.

Tap each category you want to attach to the post or click the + button to add a new category.

Editing post categories

To add tags to your post you can either tap to select them from the list of tags or start typing in the box at the top. If the tag already exists just tap in the list to select, or select ‘Add’ to add a new tag.

Post tags

You can also set the publish date (below)

wordpress post publish date

The status options you have are: Draft, Published, Scheduled or Pending.

WordPress post privacy settings

Your post visibility options are: Public, Password Protected and Private. The default setting for this is public.

Post visibility options

Other post settings include excerpt, featured image, post format, sticky, custom fields, slug and whether you show BlogPad Pro credits.

Advanced post settings