WordPress.com with Onswipe an integrated iPad app for WordPress.com based blogs. The iPad-optimized view is app-like in its functionality, but pure HTML5 goodness on the backend: it supports touch interactions, swiping, rotation, and many other features of the iPad.
If you browse to Appearance -> iPad in your Dashboard you can:
- Have the theme use an image from your recent posts as a cover
- Upload a logo to showcase your brand or personality on the cover
- Upload an image to be used as a loading graphic when visitors add your site to their home screen
- Switch fonts
- Choose from 9 different skin colors, to best match the feel of your site
- Enable or disable the whole thing
When you tap to view a post, you get to see the full content with a slick commenting interface and social sharing tools for Twitter, Facebook, and WordPress.com literally at your finger tips.
Current features includes:
- Accelerometer Aware
Content layout changes according to the way that your reader is holding their iPad
- Homescreen Icon
Get homescreen real estate! Now your readers can save your blog to their home-screen and have an icon right next to the rest of their apps
- Loading Screen
When readers tap on your icon, they will be presented with a loading screen with an image or graphic of your choosing
- Cover Image
Padpressed grabs the image from your latest article and instantly makes a beautiful magazine-like cover for your publication
- Integrated WordPress Comments
We pull your existing comments and allow your readers to leave their own.