Auto-update test scrub for WordPress 5.6

As part of the 5.6 release, we’ll be hosting an auto-update focused test scrub this 11/13/2020 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/..

In particular, test different use-cases of the feature:

  • New installation for minor version
  • New installation for major version
  • Upgrade for major version

On single and multisitemultisite Used to describe a WordPress installation with a network of multiple blogs, grouped by sites. This installation type has shared users tables, and creates separate database tables for each blog (wp_posts becomes wp_0_posts). See also network, blog, site.

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

You can read more about auto-updates status and progress on two recent blogblog (versus network, site) posts

What you need

  • Test website
  • WordPress 5.6 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. 4 (coming out later today)

Looking forward to testing with you!

#5-6, #test, #testing

Twenty Twenty-One Test Scrub

As part of the 5.6 release, we’ll be hosting a Twenty Twenty-One focused test scrub today Friday, November 6, 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/..

What we will test

  1. UXUX User experience/UIUI User interface of dark-mode, in particular, https://github.com/WordPress/twentytwentyone/issues/790
  2. Bugs that need testing after WordPress 5.6 Beta 3: https://core.trac.wordpress.org/tickets/needs-testing – those marked as “Next release”

How we will test

  • We will go through each item as a group.
  • We will create a thread in Slack for each items where you can post the results. This will make it easier to reply in the existing issues or create new ones.

What do you need to test

  • WordPress 5.6 Beta 3 installed
  • To test TracTrac An open source project by Edgewall Software that serves as a bug tracker and project management tool for WordPress. patches, you need a development environment
    • https://make.wordpress.org/core/handbook/testing/patch/
    • https://make.wordpress.org/core/2020/09/29/test-scrub-for-wordpress-5-6/#comment-39945

See you later!

#5-6, #bug-scrub, #test, #twenty-twenty-one

Twenty Twenty-One Test Scrub

As part of the 5.6 release, we’ll be hosting a Twenty Twenty-One focused test scrub today Friday, October 30, 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/..

What we will test

1. Image 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.https://github.com/WordPress/twentytwentyone/issues/737 – to test this issue, you need WP 5.6 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. 2 + latest version (trunk) of the theme
2. Dark-mode toggle: https://github.com/WordPress/twentytwentyone-dark-mode/issues/1#issuecomment-718679339 – to test this issue, you need WP 5.6 Beta 2 + latest version (trunk) of the theme + dark mode toggle plugin
3. 2 untested blocks > Group and column https://github.com/WordPress/twentytwentyone/issues/72

How we will test

  • We will go through each item as a group.
  • We will create a thread in Slack for each items where you can post the results. This will make it easier to reply in the existing issues or create new ones.

See you later!

#5-6, #bug-scrub, #test, #twenty-twenty-one

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!

#5-6, #test, #testing

Test scrub for WordPress 5.6

As part of the 5.6 release, we’ll be hosting test scrubs starting this Friday, October 2, 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/..

During the first meeting, we will go over the goal of the scrubs and make sure everyone is set up for testing.

During the upcoming scrubs, we’ll go through this TracTrac An open source project by Edgewall Software that serves as a bug tracker and project management tool for WordPress. report: https://core.trac.wordpress.org/tickets/needs-testing, addressing 5.6 tickets first.

#5-6, #bug-scrub, #test