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WordPress now lets you upload video direct from your iDevice

Are you a WordPress user? Happen to have an iPhone or an iPad? Well now you can instantly upload video from your iDevice and embed it on your WordPress blog. The ability to do so comes in the shape of a tweak to the VideoPress upgrade.

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The company claims that VideoPress, which allows you to upload and embed your own videos on your blog, “now comfortably handles videos from iPhones and iPads”.

WordPress also claims that it has made the user experience as simple and easy as possible:

“You can shoot vertically or horizontally, and we’ll take care of rotating it for you so that your video looks great when it’s published on your site,” it says.

WordPress was founded by Matt Mullenweg in 2003 The. multi-award winning platform is popular not only as a blogging platform, but also as a Content Management System.

In fact WordPress is used by 14.7% of Alexa Internet’s “top 1-million” websites. In late 2011, it released the results of survey it conducted with developers, suggesting that it powers 22% of all new websites in the US.

All the hipster Mac devotees out there are going to love this development.