How to: Connecting to a self hosted blog Part 2

In this series of posts, we will help you connect your self hosted blog with our app.

In the previous post, we installed and activated Jetpack for your blog/website. In this post ,we will connect the blog/website to the app.

When you click sign-in or add blog from the blogs screen, you would see a screen similar to below.


Enter your details and click Log-in.


On Sign-in WordPress will authorise the credentials and show a list of blogs/websites. Any self hosted blogs connected with Jetpack will appear in this list as well.


Select the blog you would like to add and click Approve.



Again After authorisation, WordPress will redirect to the self hosted blog’s login page.

Please enter your self hosted blog’s username and password. Remember, this login is NOT of account.


After a successful sign-in, please wait till the authorisation tokens are validated.


Once validated, you would be able to see the connect blog/website on Blogs screen.





How to: Connecting to a self hosted blog Part 1

In this series of posts, we will help you connect your self hosted blog with our app.

Step 1: Install Jetpack


Enter your site address and click “Install jetpack Now” button.


You will see the following page on entering your website address. Wait till the redirection occurs.



The jetpack page will now open a installation page with-in your blog/website.

Click on the Install button in the bottom right corner.


Once installed, you would see a entry in the plugins list. Click on activate to enable the plugin.


Once activated, you should see a “Your Jetpack is almost ready” message.


You now need to connect JetPack with a account.

Step 2: Connect to account

Getting a account is free. Click here to create a free account.

Sign-in would ask for your account credentials. Login and authorise JetPack to use your account information.



Once approved, you would see a page similar to below. At this time your JetpackĀ setup is complete and you can now connect your blog/website to the app.


In the next post, we will now connect your blog/website in the app.

April Update: General Bug fixes

We have a new update in the store for Windows 10 UWP app. There is no change for the Windows Phone 8.1 app as of now.

In this update, we have fixed a bug where users were not able to post new comments. Thanks to one of our users for reporting this problem.

Following some feedback we have added a new processing screen just after you add a new blog within the app. Earlier users would see a blank page until processing was complete.


Also in this update is a UX styling fix in notifications tab.

As always, if you have any issues, please do reach out to us in comments, email, Twitter, Facebook.