Early test scrub for WordPress 5.8

As a part of the 5.8 release, we’ll be hosting early test scrub for WordPress 5.8 on 2021-04-09 13:30 in the core-test channel.

We’ll do manual testing of the below tickets, making sure there are no regressions:
https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/32579
https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/52226
https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/52521
https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/52662
https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/40570
https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/39108

We’ll appreciate your participation and feedback!

What you need

  • WordPress environment
  • WordPress 5.8 alpha release, try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (choose the “Bleeding edgebleeding edge The latest revision of the software, generally in development and often unstable. Also known as trunk.” channel and BetaBeta A pre-release of software that is given out to a large group of users to trial under real conditions. Beta versions have gone through alpha testing in-house and are generally fairly close in look, feel and function to the final product; however, design changes often occur as part of the process./RC Only” stream options)
  • Two of the tickets are not merged yet. To test them we’ll need to set up the Testing Environment by following the steps listed here – https://meta.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/5581#comment:3

How to apply a patchpatch 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.

TracTrac An open source project by Edgewall Software that serves as a bug tracker and project management tool for WordPress. ticketticket Created for both bug reports and feature development on the bug tracker., for example 35449

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.

Looking forward to seeing you!

#test, #testing