WordPress.com launched a new features “WordPress.com Text Messaging” in the US — that by using 77377 (PRESS) shortcode, let you manage your blog using SMS messages. Here’s what a text message would look like if your blog’s theme was changed.
For no additional cost, you can receive text notifications when following happens on your blog: » Users are added or removed » theme changes » privacy settings change » Upgrade Features.
Here’re the features you get with Text Messaging upgrade:
- Protect your blog by using a two-step login process. A text message will be sent to your phone upon login with a passcode that must be entered in order to access Dashboard.
- Get notified of new comments and moderate them on the spot with simple text reply. You can also send a reply to comments you receive.
- Get a notification when a post is published on your blog.
- Need to post something short and sweet right away? You can fire off a text and a new post will be added to your blog instantly.
The upgrade is available for just $20 per year. To purchase, select “Upgrades” on Dashboard, then select “Text Messaging” under “Settings” tab to register your phone number with the service. After activating, you can select Text Messaging features that you would like to use for your blog.
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