Poster App For iOS Acquired & Closed By WordPress Creator Automattic



Poster, a wonderful WordPress client for iOS, which we’ve written about many times here on Cult of Mac, has been acquired by WordPress creator Automattic.

The app has since been pulled from the App Store and will no longer be available in its current form, but developer Tom Witkin, who announced the acquisition on his blog, insists he will continue to provide support for existing users.

“I’m elated to share that I, along with Poster, will be joining Automattic,” Witkin wrote on Monday. “I’ll be working with the mobile team where I’ll be both designing and coding.”

You’ll no longer be able to purchase Poster if you haven’t already, then, but existing users will be able to re-download it from the App Store. The app will continue to function as it always has done for the foreseeable future, and Witkin says that he’s “just an email away if you have any questions” about it.

Witkin will now join Automattic and continue “creating apps and experiences that enable and delight.”

It’s a shame to see Poster go, because it was — without doubt — one of the best WordPress clients available on iOS. Hopefully some of its functionality will now make its way into the official WordPress app — which will certainly welcome Witkin’s input — but it won’t quite be the same.

Source: Tom Witkin

Via: AppAdvice


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