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Transform your WordPress site into a Windows 8 App

Windows 8 has one of the main new feature in the form of Windows Store. Windows Store now boasts of more than 50000 apps available in various categories and it is fast picking up. Today it has become a trend to develop apps for blogs and websites which are updated on a regular basis so that your readers can get the latest updates on their phones and tablets instead of visiting the websites. We had covered on how to create Android, iOS and Windows Phone apps for your WordPress blog.

IdeaPress is a new web service which allows you to create a Windows 8 app for your WordPress blog. Your readers can catch up with the latest updates on their Windows 8 laptops, tablets and desktop from the start screen.

Idea Press

The creation process is pretty simple, you just need to provide the web URL and the content configuration like app name etc. Finally you need to select the layout colors, logo, live tiles, splash tiles etc. You can also customize the background colors, text, link colors etc.

Windows 8 WordPress App

Once you are done with the configuration, you can submit the app to the Windows Store. You will need to have a developer account and for this IdeaPress is sponsoring for the first 200 accounts. You can even monetize your app and get money out of it.

More details available here.

Nirmal is a Technology Blogger and a Microsoft MVP in Windows. Blogging has been his passion for more than a decade now, he started with this blog in 2007. He can be contacted at You can find Nirmal on , and .

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