Differences from the PC Version
There are several aspects of the user interface that have been changed in order to optimize use for the smartphone. Consequently there are some functions on the smartphone that will behave differently than on the PC and some functions that have been removed.
Editor Screen Functions
The text decoration button has been omitted from the entry editor for the smartphone. However, it is still possible to set text decoration options by inputting the necessary HTML code directly as opposed to setting it through WYSIWYG mode.
iOS5 and earlier only allows previously uploaded images and items to be inserted. Android users are able to directly upload and insert images and files.
?It is possible to directly upload and insert images and items from iOS6 and higher.
Field Display Options
All Keyword, Tag, and Excerpt custom field settings are carried over from the PC settings. As field display changes can not be made directly on the smartphone, any necessary settings modifications need to be made from the PC editor.
Field Sorting Options
The order in which available fields are listed is carried over from the PC settings. As field order cannot be changed directly on the smartphone, any necessary settings modifications need to be made from the PC editor.
Trackback options cannot be managed from the smartphone editor.
Editable options for Entries, Pages, Comments, Assets, etc., are briefly covered below.
- Publish date (update date for Pages)
- Commenter status
- Comment text
Data searches are limited to the information on the current screen. For example, if looking at a specific blog entry, only results found from within that blog entry will be displayed.
Filtering options are carried over from the PC settings. New filter options must be set on a PC as they cannot be created directly on the smartphone.
Category, Folder Overview
Editing, Deleting Categories (Folders)
Tapping on the name of the category (folder) will move the user from the overview screen to the editing screen. Any name or basename changes to the category (folder) must be made from the editing screen. Categories (folders) must be deleted from a PC, as they cannot be deleted from the smartphone editor.
The dashboard widget's display is fixed. This means other widgets, such as "This is you" and "Movable Type News" are unavailable on the smartphone.