January 12, 2012

Blogging on an iPad with Blogsy

Compose a Post for Typepad with Blogsy iPad App
Composing via "Rich Side" in Blogsy

Blogsy is a third-party blogging tool for the iPad. It allows you to access your Typepad account and blogs, then compose and publish posts to your blog in a WYSIWYG environment.

With a full suite of features, Blogsy allows you to connect to your Typepad blog(s), as well as third-party image and video hosts, format post content, assign categories and keywords, apply/remove categories and so much more.

Download the Blogsy app to your iPad and watch How-To videos from the Blogsy team.

To learn more about using Blogsy with Typepad, watch the introductory video below that Blogsy has made available for the Typepad community.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. I have added more blogs to my account. How do I add them in Blogsy?

    • Go to the Settings menu
    • Tap on "Service Settings"
    • Tap on "Typepad"
    • Tap on "Add a New Typepad Account"
    • Put in your email and password for the account
    • Tap on "Sign In"

    All your new blogs you have added to your account will be added to the current blogs you have already set up in Blogsy.

  2. If I create a new category in Typepad will it be reflected in the Blogsy app?

    • Yes. When you load the Blogsy app, after creating a new category within the Typepad interface, you will be able to select the new category from the Categories list for the blog in which you choose to publish your post.
  3. How can I mark a post as Featured?

    • This is not currently part of the Typepad API so we are not able to provide this information to Blogsy. If/When it is made available we will let Blogsy know so that they can integrate the feature into their app.
  4. How can I tell if a post is published or a draft in the "online" listing in Blogsy?

    • This is not currently part of the Typepad API so we are not able to provide this information to Blogsy. If/When it is made available we will let Blogsy know so that they can integrate the feature into their app.
  5. How can I create categories?

    • This is not currently part of the Typepad API so we are not able to provide this information to Blogsy. If/When it is made available we will let Blogsy know so that they can integrate the feature into their app.
  6. How can I post-date a post?

    • There are a couple of areas where you can change the date of the blog post. The easiest option is to tap on the "Publish Date: Automatic" text that appears to the right of the post title when viewing the Rich Side of the Blogsy app. A menu will appear where you can select a date and time in the past. Once you select it, tap back into the editor to save the changes to the date/time. When you publish the post it will reflect the change you made.
  7. How can I schedule a post to publish in the future?

    • This is not currently part of the Typepad API so we are not able to provide this information to Blogsy. If/When it is made available we will let Blogsy know so that they can integrate the feature into their app.

Have feedback for the creators of Blogsy?

If you have questions and/or feedback for the Blogsy team, they have requested you contact them at so that they can directly work with you to correct any issues, or discuss your feedback, with the app. We recommend contacting them first if you experience any trouble with the app or have suggestions for potential features.

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