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WordPress Desktop App


I’m in love with the new WordPress desktop app for Windows. I just downloaded and installed it yesterday, and I can see myself using it for blogging quite a bit.

I was stoked when I saw that upgraded the functionality of their blogging tools for self-hosted WordPress sites like mine a few weeks ago. It was lacking a number of important options, such as Categories and Tags, which meant I could never fully publish an article straight from their content creation tool – Categories are essential to my blog’s layout!

Now, the most important thing to me is accessability to information about all of my self-hosted sites in one place. A month back, my place of employment has decided to put a pretty powerful web filter that blocks anything that remotely looks like a site dealing with games. This includes a number of blogs I follow… and my own blog.

In fact, most of my creative sites run as a subdirectory of, which means I’m blocked from about 90% of my sites for most of the day. The only access I have to them, even writing a lunch-break post, has been through

So, to have WordPress as an app in this situation is even better!


I'm a technical writer by day, gaming gal by night. I have a wide array of gaming interests, though I most often blog about MMOs, RPGs, and Nintendo fanstuffs. Like what you just read? Check out my Webcomic and Fantasy Fiction projects!

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