As part of the 5.7 release, we’ll be hosting a focused test scrub for tickets listed in this report, later today, Friday Janury 22, 2021 13:30 UTC in the #core channel on Slack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/..
The report will show tickets that
The ticket Created for both bug reports and feature development on the bug tracker. is ready to be considered for
commit but needs testing/QA.
- Open the Terminal app
- Install homebrew by pasting /
bin/bash -c "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install.sh)" – You might be asked if you want to install the Xcode Command Line Tools, confirm.
- Install Git Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency. Git is easy to learn and has a tiny footprint with lightning fast performance. Most modern plugin and theme development is being done with this version control system. https://git-scm.com/. by typing
brew install Git
- Install Docker by typing
brew cask install Docker.
- If you get an error you can try
brew install cask Docker or install Docker Desktop
- Install Node by typing
brew install Node
- Open the Docker app in your computer and ignore the welcome screen that tells you to create a container
- Clone the GitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can can easily be shared, copied and modified by other developers. Public repositories are free to host, private repositories require a paid subscription. GitHub introduced the concept of the ‘pull request’ where code changes done in branches by contributors can be reviewed and discussed before being merged be the repository owner. https://github.com/ repository with the wordpress-development environment by typing
git clone and the URL A specific web address of a website or web page on the Internet, such as a website’s URL www.wordpress.org you get when you click on the green button on the top of the GitHub repo that says
Code. Pick the HTTPS HTTPS is an acronym for Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure. HTTPS is the secure version of HTTP, the protocol over which data is sent between your browser and the website that you are connected to. The 'S' at the end of HTTPS stands for 'Secure'. It means all communications between your browser and the website are encrypted. This is especially helpful for protecting sensitive data like banking information. URL.
- Go to the directory where you cloned the repo (you can use
cd wordpress-develop to locate it)
- Now type these 4 commands
npm run build:dev
npm run env:start
npm run env:install
- You should be able to access the development version of WordPress at http://localhost:8889/. You can access it with username
admin and password
How to apply a patch A special text file that describes changes to code, by identifying the files and lines which are added, removed, and altered. It may also be referred to as a diff. A patch can be applied to a codebase for testing.
Trac An open source project by Edgewall Software that serves as a bug tracker and project management tool for WordPress. ticket, for example
npm run grunt patch:35449
How to fetch and then checkout a PR, for example, PR 828
git fetch upstream pull/828/head:pr-828
git checkout pr-828
or for PR:
npm run grunt patch:https://github.com/WordPress/wordpress-develop/pull/828
Check the handbook for more ways to test patches.
Do you have a ticket you want to bring up for testing?
In order to allow testers to manually test the patch, you should include the following information:
- What are the steps to reproduce the problem?
- What are the steps to test?
- Are there any testing dependencies such as a plugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party or script?
- What is the expected behavior after applying the patch?