Offline Editing

There are several desktop applications which you can use to write and publish content for your blog, even without being connected to the internet. You may often hear this referred to as “offline editing.” supports the major posting standards, such as the MetaWeblog API, so you should be able to use most applications that you come across. Here are a few offline editors/publishers you can try:


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  • QTM

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  • Shareaholic (Firefox Add-on)
  • Google Docs (should work in all major browsers for both and Jetpack-connected sites)

These applications may ask for something like an XML-RPC (or API) endpoint, which will be your blog domain followed by “xmlrpc.php". So, for example, if your blog was at, your endpoint would be:

Any desktop application will also require a username and password – this is the same username and password that you use to login to

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Official apps

Did you know you could take your homepage and edit your site right from your desktop and mobile? Our apps are available on the following platforms and you can download them from

  • Mac OS X
  • Windows (7+)
  • Linux
  • iOS
  • Android


Note that the desktop apps need an active internet connection to work. The mobile apps can be used to write posts while offline.

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