How To Convert Your WordPress Blog Into A Windows Phone 7 App

Everyone and their mother has a WordPress blog these days, either through WP themselves or as the CMS for something bigger and better — like, say, your favorite Windows Phone website. So how would you like an extremely easy way of bundling up that blog into a Windows Phone app? Meet Windows Phone Starter Kit for WordPress — which takes altering just a single line of code to make happen.

To customize the Starter Kit, perform the following actions:

  1. Open the MainPage.xaml.cs file in Visual Studio
  2. Update the siteURL parameter to the location of your WordPress blog

To install the WordPress Plugin

  1. Log into your WordPress blog using an account that has administrative access
  2. Click on the “Plugins” link from the navigation bar on the Dashboard
  3. Click on the “Add New” button on the Plugins page
  4. Select the “Upload” link from those choices presented on the Plugins page
  5. Click the browse button and navigate to the location of the (usually <project folder>\WordPressPlugin\
  6. Click the “Install Now” button to perform the upload.
That’s what, 10 minutes of work? Maybe? And then you have your very own WordPress app. Sounds pretty damned cool, if you ask me.
[via WPCentral]


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