Publishing to WordPress from Bear Just Got Better

Sharing is a core aspect of the iOS expertise, and WordPress is committed to assisting folks share their stories, merchandise, or solutions freely and broadly.  So when the fine people at Shiny Frog—makers of the superb writing app Bear—asked for an a lot easier way turn Bear notes into WordPress posts, we enthusiastically mentioned yes. We’ve been operating collectively to generate a terrific publishing expertise, and now Bear and WordPress each have app updates that incorporate this most current and greatest integration.

Go ahead, give it a attempt!

A 10 second screen recording of the process of sharing a note from Bear to WordPress

The Bear and WordPress apps perform collectively seamlessly to turn your note into a totally-formatted weblog post.

  • Update your Bear and WordPress apps to make certain you are utilizing the most current versions.
  • Open Bear, and tap the share icon at the best suitable of a note.
  • Tap WordPress in the best row of solutions (find out how to allow app extensions on iOS).
  • The WordPress app will open and prepare a new weblog post with the contents of your note, comprehensive with suitable formatting of headings, hyperlinks, formatting, lists, and even pictures.

To automatically give your weblog post a title, make certain your Bear note starts with an H1. You are all set—the only factor left to do is publish.

How we did it

If you are curious about the technical specifics: our mobile group updated the app to help TextBundle files shared from other apps. On Bear’s finish, the app now knows WordPress for iOS supports TextBundle, and automatically shares notes in that format.

TextBundle is produced for sharing plain text files that include things like attachments like pictures, and given that it is  built on an open common, other developers can integrate their apps with it. If you are an app developer seeking to enhance your WordPress publishing expertise, you can begin with Shiny Frog’s open supply TextBundle library, the exact same 1 that is utilised in WordPress for iOS.

Lastly, if you attempt out this new integration, let us know what you consider! Download the WordPress mobile app for iOS and Android.