Jimdo offers iOS app for website creation on the move


The website creation firm Jimdo just released an iOS(s aapl) app so users can create and manage their sites from their iPhones and iPads.

This is functionality that some of Jimdo’s rivals have in part, but the company claims to offer a more comprehensive package: Weebly‘s iPhone app lets you manage a site but not create one; and Zapd is iPhone-only and Simpl iPad-only while Jimdo works across both devices and the desktop. So Jimdo is really the only one that lets you create a site from the mobile device before fleshing it out on the desktop.

Jimdo co-founder Matthias Henze

“We basically ported the way you edit a Jimdo website to iOS and optimized it for touch devices,” Jimdo co-founder Matthias Henze told me, noting that an Android version was coming soon.

The app is free to use but it gains more functionality if you subscribe to Jimdo Pro ($90/year) or Business…

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