Send SMS to 77377 to Control WordPress.com Blog

WordPress has added a new feature to take control on WordPress.com blog by sending text messages on a number 77377 (PRESS). In case you are out of your 3G network range, you can still control your WordPress.com blog by moderating comments, and getting other important notifications. WordPress is giving this service in 2 variants. One is as free service and the other is paid.

In Free service, you can get notifications on your mobile phone on theme change, privacy information change and in case of user addition or removal. And the paid service includes Login Authentication, Comments notification and moderation capability, notification on published posts and capability to post a new article right from your mobile text message box.

Important: This SMS service is only available in USA. Charges for sending Text messages will be as standard charges.

Received message for login authentication

wordpress-sms-authenticate   login

Get notification when new post published

post

Moderate Comments from SMS Text Message box

reply

To enable this Service by WordPress, you will have to go to the WordPress.com dashboard and from there you can add “Text messages” service from “Upgrade” link. The paid service is for $20 per year.

As WordPress is now the biggest blogging platform and after the addition of 30 Million bloggers from Windows Live Spaces, the platform is just rocking. This kid of addition will definitely help WordPress reaching new heights in coming days.

Sanjeev Mishra is a professional blogger and an Internet Marketing Consultant based in India. He has built the Internet Techies to provide you updates in technology and web application area.

3 Comments

  1. Thomas Oppong

    October 14, 2010 at 12:31 am

    Great service hopes it extends to other regions

  2. San Diego SEO Expert

    October 15, 2010 at 9:20 am

    Great idea to be able to control your wordpress blog on the go with your 3G phone. It just makes it eaiser to edit those pages when an idean pops in your head. Great tool! and great for seo experts!

  3. Me Que

    October 19, 2010 at 1:05 am

    Too bad it is only available in the US, I would love to have this service.

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