Through the editor you can also add some tags and choose the blog you’d like to update — should you have more than one — by using the drop-down menu below it. If you’d like to schedule a post, you’ll still have to do that the old-fashioned way through All Posts.
If you have a theme that supports post formats — which customizes the presentation based on the type of post — WordPress notes that posts published with Post a Photo, Video, Quote, or Link will be displayed with a distinct post format.
This might not take the chore out of blogging, but it does help to speed up the process a bit — especially if you’re sharing quick, easily digestible content. Brands on Tumblr have found a lot of success in engaging audiences through this method, which is why this is a very smart move for WordPress.
Jennifer Beese: Jennifer Beese has worked as a community manager and social media strategist. When she’s not writing, you can find her studying anatomy and physiology—she literally has a skeleton in her closet—or under the stars with her telescope.