Widget screen test scrub for WordPress 5.6

Posted on behalf of @monikarao since she is not a user yet on this blogblog (versus network, site)

As part of the 5.6 release, we’ll be hosting a widgetWidget A WordPress Widget is a small block that performs a specific function. You can add these widgets in sidebars also known as widget-ready areas on your web page. WordPress widgets were originally created to provide a simple and easy-to-use way of giving design and structure control of the WordPress theme to the user. screen focused test scrub this Friday, October 16, 2020, 13:30 UTC in the #core channel on SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/..

GutenbergGutenberg The Gutenberg project is the new Editor Interface for WordPress. The editor improves the process and experience of creating new content, making writing rich content much simpler. It uses ‘blocks’ to add richness rather than shortcodes, custom HTML etc. https://wordpress.org/gutenberg/ 9.1 released a new blockBlock Block is the abstract term used to describe units of markup that, composed together, form the content or layout of a webpage using the WordPress editor. The idea combines concepts of what in the past may have achieved with shortcodes, custom HTML, and embed discovery into a single consistent API and user experience.-based widget screen. This new functionality replaces the previous wp-adminadmin (and super admin) > Appearance > Widgets screen.

If you want to contribute to this feature by testing, please join us and share your valuable feedback.

We are particularly looking for design, functional, as well as UIUI User interface/UXUX User experience feedback.

You can read a blog post this feature: https://make.wordpress.org/core/2020/09/30/call-for-testing-the-widgets-screen-in-gutenberg-9-1/

Action Items:

  • Test the entire flow
  • Backward compatibility testing
  • Extendability testing
  • Disabling the new Widgets Screen
  • Other use cases you might think of!

Looking forward to testing with you!

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