Call for Testing: WordPress for iOS 16.0


WordPress for iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. version 15.9 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. is available for testing on TestFlight. You can sign up for our TestFlight program and join as a beta tester by opening that link on your iPhone or iPad.

Bugs & Feedback

If you find a bug or want to share a feature request after testing, you can comment on this post, pingPing The act of sending a very small amount of data to an end point. Ping is used in computer science to illicit a response from a target server to test it’s connection. Ping is also a term used by Slack users to @ someone or send them a direct message (DM). Users might say something along the lines of “Ping me when the meeting starts.” one of us in the #mobile channel on WordPress.org Slack, or head straight GitHubGitHub 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/ and open an issue—please see “Where to Report” below.

Release Notes

  • 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. Editor: Full-width and wide alignment support for Video, Latest-posts, Gallery, Media & text, and Pullquote block. #2605
  • Block Editor: Fix unsupported block bottom sheet is triggered when device is rotated. #2710
  • Block Editor: Unsupported Block Editor: Fixed issue when cannot view or interact with the classic block on Jetpack site. #2709
  • Reader: The new redesigned Reader detail shows your post as beautiful as ever. And if you add a featured imageFeatured image A featured image is the main image used on your blog archive page and is pulled when the post or page is shared on social media. The image can be used to display in widget areas on your site or in a summary list of posts. it would be twice as beautiful! [#15107]
  • Reader: Select interests is now displayed under the Discover tab. [#15097]
  • Reader: The reader now displays site recommendations in the Discover feed [#15116]

What to Test

To prepare:

  • Go to Account > App Settings > Privacy Settings and turn on the Collect information option.
  • Go to Account > Help & Support and turn on the Extra Debug option.
  • Go to My Site > Settings > Use Block Editor to enable the block editor for new posts.
  • If you are comfortable testing in a language other than English, please test in that language.

To test:

  1. Block Editor #2605#2710#2709
    • Make a post and a page using: Video, Latest-posts, Gallery, Media & text, and Pullquote blocks. Try them and all widths and alignments. View on Reader, on mobile and web.
    • Try doing all of that on a different device, different light/ dark setting or different screen rotation than you normally do. Let us know what you tried!
  2. Reader #15107#15097#15116
    • View featured images in Reader.
    • Open posts with and without featured images.
    • Delete all your followed interests and use the Discover tab to find new ones.
    • Spend some time using the reader for yourself. Follow things that interest you. Read posts that intrigue you. Navigate around the Reader tabs. Use a different device or screen orientation. Is there anything that happened or didn’t happen that you expected? Is there an action you had to learn because what you wanted to do wasn’t permitted? Please throw a comment on here about any time you thought “Hmm that’s funny” or “Oh, that’s how I have to do it” or anything similar.

Updates that went into this release: WordPress-iOS 16.0gutenberg-mobile 1.39.

Where to Report

  • WordPress-iOS on GitHub for non-block-editor issues.
  • gutenberg-mobile on GitHub for block editor issues.
  • This post for questions, feedback, or anything at all you’re not sure how to report in GitHub or want to discuss.

Instructions for Reporting Issues

  • Search the GitHub repository first to see if the bug is a known issue. If you verify a known issue, please leave a comment noting the app and device info you tested with!
  • For new issues, please follow the template GitHub repository that shows up when creating a new issue.
  • Please be aware that a bot will ask for labels but you may not have rights to add them. Know that labels will be added by someone on the triage team.
  • Please do not include full Activity Logs which include tokens. Activity Logs can be very helpful for debugging but you should only include them if you have removed tokens as those should not be shared publicly. You can find the logs at Account > Help & Support > Application log.

Thanks for testing! 

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#16-0

Call for Testing: WordPress for Android 16.0

WordPress for Android version 16.0-rc-1 is available for testing on the 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. channel. You can ask to join the Beta Program at Android App Testing on Google Play. Once you have been accepted, click the “Become a Tester” button at the same link.

Bugs & Feedback

If you find a bug or want to share a feature request after testing, you can comment on this post, pingPing The act of sending a very small amount of data to an end point. Ping is used in computer science to illicit a response from a target server to test it’s connection. Ping is also a term used by Slack users to @ someone or send them a direct message (DM). Users might say something along the lines of “Ping me when the meeting starts.” one of us in the #mobile room on WordPress.org Slack, or head straight GitHubGitHub 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/ and open an issue—please see “Where to Report” below.

Release Notes

  • Reader: The new redesigned Reader detail shows your post as beautiful as ever. And if you add a featured imageFeatured image A featured image is the main image used on your blog archive page and is pulled when the post or page is shared on social media. The image can be used to display in widget areas on your site or in a summary list of posts. it would be twice as beautiful! [13151]
  • Reader: Allow users to access Reader even when they do not follow any tags/topics. [13146]
  • 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. Editor: Full-width and wide alignment support for Video, Latest-posts, Gallery, Media & text, and Pullquote block. [2605]
  • Block Editor: Fix unsupported block bottom sheet is triggered when device is rotated. [2710]
  • Block Editor: Unsupported Block Editor: Fixed issue when cannot view or interact with the classic block on Jetpack site. [2709]
  • Stats: Added the possibility to report and unreport a referrer as spam. [13047]

What to Test

To prepare:

  • Go to Account > App Settings > Privacy settings and turn on the “Collect information” and “Crash reports” options.
  • Go to My Site > Settings > Use Block Editor to enable the block editor for new posts.
  • Switch to Dark Theme when testing Android 9.0+ devices for this release. On the device, go to Settings > Display > Advanced > Device theme and choose “Dark”.
  • If you are comfortable testing in a language other than English, please test in that language.

To test:

  1. View individual posts in the Reader from a variety of different types of sites (WordPress.comWordPress.com An online implementation of WordPress code that lets you immediately access a new WordPress environment to publish your content. WordPress.com is a private company owned by Automattic that hosts the largest multisite in the world. This is arguably the best place to start blogging if you have never touched WordPress before. https://wordpress.com/, WordPress.com Business, Jetpack, self-hosted, non-WP) and confirm that the actions in the overflow menu (top right) are working properly (browser, share, follow, block this site, report this post) as well as the options in the headerHeader The header of your site is typically the first thing people will experience. The masthead or header art located across the top of your page is part of the look and feel of your website. It can influence a visitor’s opinion about your content and you/ your organization’s brand. It may also look different on different screen sizes. (tags, post title, site name, author) and the actions in the bottom bar (bookmark, reblog, comments, likes). Try scrolling quickly. Check that featured images appear as expected. Verify you can read and leave comments. Test in light and dark mode.
  2. Go to Reader > Discover and confirm you see a “Get Started” option if you are not following any tabs or if your account is brand new. Verify that you can follow new tags and also remove them.
  3. Create a new site, add blocks for video, latest posts, gallery, media & text and pullquote then change each one to use full-width and wide alignment and verify the posts appear as expected in the editor, web, and Reader.
  4. On the web, create a post that contains an unsupported block (i.e. audio), rotate the device, expect that a bottom sheet will NOT appear.
  5. On the web, create a post with a classic block on a Jetpack site. In the app, open the post and try to edit the classic block using the unsupported block editor.
  6. Using a site that has referrer traffic, go to Stats > Years > Referrers > long press > Mark/Unmark as spam. These actions should work the same way they do on the web.

Updates that went into this release: WordPress-Android 16.0, gutenberg-mobile 1.39.

Where to Report

  • WordPress-Android on GitHub for non-block-editor issues.
  • gutenberg-mobile on GitHub for block editor issues.
  • This post for questions, feedback, or issues you’re not sure how to report in GitHub.

Instructions for Reporting Issues

  • Search the GitHub repository first to see if the bug is a known issue. If you verify a known issue, please leave a comment noting the app and device info you tested with!
  • For new issues, please follow the template GitHub repository that shows up when creating a new issue.
  • Please be aware that a bot will ask for labels but you may not have rights to add them. Know that labels will be added by someone on the triage team.
  • Please do not include full Activity Logs which include tokens. Activity Logs can be very helpful for debugging but you should only include them if you have removed tokens as those should not be shared publicly. You can find the logs at Account > Help & Support > Application log.

Thanks for testing! ❤️

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#16-0, #android, #call-for-testing, #mobile

Call for Testing: WordPress for Android 15.9

WordPress for Android version 15.9-rc-1 is available for testing on the 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. channel. You can ask to join the Beta Program at Android App Testing on Google Play. Once you have been accepted, click the “Become a Tester” button at the same link.

Bugs & Feedback

If you find a bug or want to share a feature request after testing, you can comment on this post, pingPing The act of sending a very small amount of data to an end point. Ping is used in computer science to illicit a response from a target server to test it’s connection. Ping is also a term used by Slack users to @ someone or send them a direct message (DM). Users might say something along the lines of “Ping me when the meeting starts.” one of us in the #mobile room on WordPress.org Slack, or head straight GitHubGitHub 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/ and open an issue—please see “Where to Report” below.

Release Notes

  • 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. Editor: On Jetpack connected sites, Unsupported Block Editor can be enabled via enabling Jetpack SSO setting directly from within the missing block alert.
  • Block Editor: Add support for selecting user’s post when configuring the link.
  • Block Editor: Added expected double tap for focus behavior for text fields in accessibilityAccessibility Accessibility (commonly shortened to a11y) refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design ensures both “direct access” (i.e. unassisted) and “indirect access” meaning compatibility with a person’s assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accessibility) mode.
  • Improved My Site layout on devices with big screens.

What to Test

To prepare:

  • Go to Account > App Settings > Privacy settings and turn on the “Collect information” and “Crash reports” options.
  • Go to My Site > Settings > Use Block Editor to enable the block editor for new posts.
  • Switch to Dark Theme when testing Android 9.0+ devices for this release. On the device, go to Settings > Display > Advanced > Device theme and choose “Dark”.
  • If you are comfortable testing in a language other than English, please test in that language.

To test:

  1. 12990 On a WordPress.comWordPress.com An online implementation of WordPress code that lets you immediately access a new WordPress environment to publish your content. WordPress.com is a private company owned by Automattic that hosts the largest multisite in the world. This is arguably the best place to start blogging if you have never touched WordPress before. https://wordpress.com/ simple site, add an unsupported block. In the app, tap on the unsupported block to open the Unsupported Block Editor and try to break it.
  2. 13011 On a WordPress.com Business site with plugins installed, add an unsupported block. In the app, tap on the unsupported block to open the Unsupported Block Editor and try to break it.
  3. 24476 On a Jetpack site, add an unsupported block. In the app, tap on the unsupported block to open the Unsupported Block Editor and try to break it.
  4. 2484 Create a new post, add a link by selecting a published post from the same blog. Try editing the link to select a different post from the same blog. Verify that the link search works as expected.
  5. 927 Enable TalkBack by long-pressing both the volume up & down key at the same time. Verify that tapping content in the block editor activates the cursor and the instructions read aloud are correct.
  6. 13026 Verify that the My Site layout matches the designs at 13026 on a tablet.

Updates that went into this release: WordPress-Android 15.9, gutenberg-mobile 1.38.

Where to Report

  • WordPress-Android on GitHub for non-block-editor issues.
  • gutenberg-mobile on GitHub for block editor issues.
  • This post for questions, feedback, or issues you’re not sure how to report in GitHub.

Instructions for Reporting Issues

  • Search the GitHub repository first to see if the bug is a known issue. If you verify a known issue, please leave a comment noting the app and device info you tested with!
  • For new issues, please follow the template GitHub repository that shows up when creating a new issue.
  • Please be aware that a bot will ask for labels but you may not have rights to add them. Know that labels will be added by someone on the triage team.
  • Please do not include full Activity Logs which include tokens. Activity Logs can be very helpful for debugging but you should only include them if you have removed tokens as those should not be shared publicly. You can find the logs at Account > Help & Support > Application log.

Thanks for testing! ❤️

+make.wordpress.org/test/

#15-9, #android, #call-for-testing, #mobile

Call for Testing: WordPress for iOS 15.9


WordPress for iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. version 15.9 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. is available for testing on TestFlight. You can sign up for our TestFlight program and join as a beta tester by opening that link on your iPhone or iPad.

Bugs & Feedback

If you find a bug or want to share a feature request after testing, you can comment on this post, pingPing The act of sending a very small amount of data to an end point. Ping is used in computer science to illicit a response from a target server to test it’s connection. Ping is also a term used by Slack users to @ someone or send them a direct message (DM). Users might say something along the lines of “Ping me when the meeting starts.” one of us in the #mobile channel on WordPress.org Slack, or head straight GitHubGitHub 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/ and open an issue—please see “Where to Report” below.

Release Notes

  • 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. Editor:
    • On Jetpack connected sites, Unsupported Block Editor can be enabled via enabling Jetpack SSO setting directly from within the missing block alert. #14880
    • Add support for selecting user’s post when configuring the link #2484
    • Increase tap-target of primary action on unsupported blocks. #2608
  • Fixed an issue that caused page editor to become an invisible overlay. #15012 and #14674
  • Fixed issue that caused duplicate views to be displayed when requesting a login link. #14975
  • Reader: Fixed an issue that resulted in no action when tapping a link with an anchor. #15027

What to Test

To prepare:

  • Go to Account > App Settings > Privacy Settings and turn on the Collect information option.
  • Go to Account > Help & Support and turn on the Extra Debug option.
  • Go to My Site > Settings > Use Block Editor to enable the block editor for new posts.
  • If you are comfortable testing in a language other than English, please test in that language.

To test:

  1. There is a new flow for adding a link! Try it out!
  2. Open 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/ mobile editor and add an unsupported block. Try to click on unsupported block surface and the options sheet should be presented.
  3. Move the app to the background with the editor open. Bring it back to the foreground and verify everything looks as it should.
  4. On the password login, tap the login link button. After you see “Check your email”, go back. Verify you can tap the button again.
  5. On the password login, repeatedly tap the login link button and verify “Check your email” is only displayed once.
  6. Open a post that has anchors to other areas in the same post, example: https://emilylaguna.wordpress.com/2020/09/30/anchor-2/ and scroll to the anchor. Tap on it and you should be brought to the location in the post for that anchor.
  7. Open a post with a link to a post with an anchor in the reader, example URLURL A specific web address of a website or web page on the Internet, such as a website’s URL www.wordpress.orghttps://emilylaguna.wordpress.com/2020/09/30/anchor-1/ and tap on the link. If it’s a WP.com post you should be directed to the post in the app, and sent to the anchor once the post loads

Updates that went into this release: WordPress-iOS 15.9gutenberg-mobile 1.38.

Where to Report

  • WordPress-iOS on GitHub for non-block-editor issues.
  • gutenberg-mobile on GitHub for block editor issues.
  • This post for questions, feedback, or anything at all you’re not sure how to report in GitHub or want to discuss.

Instructions for Reporting Issues

  • Search the GitHub repository first to see if the bug is a known issue. If you verify a known issue, please leave a comment noting the app and device info you tested with!
  • For new issues, please follow the template GitHub repository that shows up when creating a new issue.
  • Please be aware that a bot will ask for labels but you may not have rights to add them. Know that labels will be added by someone on the triage team.
  • Please do not include full Activity Logs which include tokens. Activity Logs can be very helpful for debugging but you should only include them if you have removed tokens as those should not be shared publicly. You can find the logs at Account > Help & Support > Application log.

Thanks for testing! 

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#15-9, #call-for-testing, #ios, #mobile

Mobile Team Update – October 6th

WordPress iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. and Android version 15.9 is available for testing. Sign up here to join the 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. program on iOS or follow this link on your Android device, tap on Become a beta tester.

Highlights for the last two weeks:

  • 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. Editor: We have more reliable editor release automation scripts and we’ve improved several block settings.
  • Full Site Editing: We fixed a bug when duplicating the image block, fixed removing an invalid image from a gallery, and fixed a crash when using the color palette. 
  • Infrastructure: We worked on improvements to how we do modularization on WordPress Android.

#mobile

Call for Testing: WordPress for iOS 15.8

WordPress for iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. version 15.8 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. is available for testing on TestFlight. You can sign up for our TestFlight program and join as a beta tester by opening that link on your iPhone or iPad.

Bugs & Feedback

If you find a bug or want to share a feature request after testing, you can comment on this post, pingPing The act of sending a very small amount of data to an end point. Ping is used in computer science to illicit a response from a target server to test it’s connection. Ping is also a term used by Slack users to @ someone or send them a direct message (DM). Users might say something along the lines of “Ping me when the meeting starts.” one of us in the #mobile channel on WordPress.org Slack, or head straight GitHubGitHub 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/ and open an issue—please see “Where to Report” below.

Release Notes

  • Support for full-width and wide alignment for the Group, Cover, and Image blocks (with support for more blocks to come).
  • Love rounded corners on your images? We’ve also added support for the Rounded style in the 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..
  • Some people may have experienced a misbehaving toolbar when adding a new block, but we’ve fixed this issue.
  • We also noticed that in Image Preview, images were not positioned correctly after changing device orientation, but this has been addressed, too.

What to Test

To prepare:

  • Go to Account > App Settings > Privacy Settings and turn on the Collect information option.
  • Go to Account > Help & Support and turn on the Extra Debug option.
  • Go to My Site > Settings > Use Block Editor to enable the block editor for new posts.
  • If you are comfortable testing in a language other than English, please test in that language.

To test:

  1. Full width / wide alignment options. For the first iteration, it will support only some blocks: GroupCover, and Image block. Check all alignment options for the supported blocks.. View changes on Reader.
  2. Edit an image and choose ‘Rounded’. Undo/ Redo. View on Reader. Try with different file types and image sizes.
  3. With the cursor in an empty block, tap the return key until the screen fills up and block is at the bottom of the screen. Toolbar should not have a gap between it and keyboard, should look the same as when you hit enter in an article with a single or few paragraph blocks.
  4. Preview an image in Reader or in the Media feature in different orientations and verify it remains in the same location.

Updates that went into this release: WordPress-iOS 15.8gutenberg-mobile 1.38.

Where to Report

  • WordPress-iOS on GitHub for non-block-editor issues.
  • gutenberg-mobile on GitHub for block editor issues.
  • This post for questions, feedback, or anything at all you’re not sure how to report in GitHub or want to discuss.

Instructions for Reporting Issues

  • Search the GitHub repository first to see if the bug is a known issue. If you verify a known issue, please leave a comment noting the app and device info you tested with!
  • For new issues, please follow the template GitHub repository that shows up when creating a new issue.
  • Please be aware that a bot will ask for labels but you may not have rights to add them. Know that labels will be added by someone on the triage team.
  • Please do not include full Activity Logs which include tokens. Activity Logs can be very helpful for debugging but you should only include them if you have removed tokens as those should not be shared publicly. You can find the logs at Account > Help & Support > Application log.

Thanks for testing! 

+make.wordpress.org/test/

#15-8, #call-for-testing, #ios, #mobile

Call for Testing: WordPress for Android 15.8

WordPress for Android version 15.8-rc-1 is available for testing on the 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. channel. You can ask to join the Beta Program at Android App Testing on Google Play. Once you have been accepted, click the “Become a Tester” button at the same link.

To test with an apk, you can download wpandroid-15.8-rc-1-universal.apk.

Bugs & Feedback

If you find a bug or want to share a feature request after testing, you can comment on this post, pingPing The act of sending a very small amount of data to an end point. Ping is used in computer science to illicit a response from a target server to test it’s connection. Ping is also a term used by Slack users to @ someone or send them a direct message (DM). Users might say something along the lines of “Ping me when the meeting starts.” one of us in the #mobile room on WordPress.org Slack, or head straight GitHubGitHub 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/ and open an issue—please see “Where to Report” below.

Release Notes

  • Reader: Now displaying preview images for more posts, even when no feature image is set.
  • Improved AppBar and Site Picker designs have been updated.
  • 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. Editor: Full-width and wide alignment support for Group, Cover, and Image blocks.
  • Block Editor: Add support for rounded style in Image block.
  • Block Editor: Fixed a case where adding a block made the toolbar jump.

What to Test

To prepare:

  • Go to Account > App Settings > Privacy settings and turn on the “Collect information” and “Crash reports” options.
  • Go to My Site > Settings > Use Block Editor to enable the block editor for new posts.
  • Switch to Dark Theme when testing Android 9.0+ devices for this release. On the device, go to Settings > Display > Advanced > Device theme and choose “Dark”.
  • If you are comfortable testing in a language other than English, please test in that language.

To test:

  1. 12895 Open the Reader, follow several sites with a variety of posts containing images, look for posts with image blocks but no featured imageFeatured image A featured image is the main image used on your blog archive page and is pulled when the post or page is shared on social media. The image can be used to display in widget areas on your site or in a summary list of posts. set, confirm images are showing up as expected for a variety of posts.
  2. 12933 Browse as many scrollable screens in the app as possible, expect to see content go behind the headerHeader The header of your site is typically the first thing people will experience. The masthead or header art located across the top of your page is part of the look and feel of your website. It can influence a visitor’s opinion about your content and you/ your organization’s brand. It may also look different on different screen sizes.—in light mode this will make a shadow appear below the header and in dark mode its color will get lighter. Look for screens you might not normally thing to test, i.e. search results, app settings, etc. Test in light and dark mode.
  3. 2559 Start a new post, add a cover block, set the alignment to full-width, add another cover block, give it wide alignment, publish, verify the post looks as expected in the editor, previews, Reader, and on the web. Repeat the test for the image and group blocks. Test from a tablet if you’ve got one. Additional testing steps are available for reference.
  4. 2591 Using the editor, add an image block to any post, select “Rounded” in the image settings, publish, verify the post looks as expected in the editor, previews, Reader, and on the web.
  5. 24573 Create a new post, hit Enter in the paragraph block many times, expect the spacing between the keyboard and toolbar to stay the same even when the screen fills up.

Updates that went into this release: WordPress-Android 15.8 and gutenberg-mobile 1.37.

Where to Report

  • WordPress-Android on GitHub for non-block-editor issues.
  • gutenberg-mobile on GitHub for block editor issues.
  • This post for questions, feedback, or issues you’re not sure how to report in GitHub.

Instructions for Reporting Issues

  • Search the GitHub repository first to see if the bug is a known issue. If you verify a known issue, please leave a comment noting the app and device info you tested with!
  • For new issues, please follow the template GitHub repository that shows up when creating a new issue.
  • Please be aware that a bot will ask for labels but you may not have rights to add them. Know that labels will be added by someone on the triage team.
  • Please do not include full Activity Logs which include tokens. Activity Logs can be very helpful for debugging but you should only include them if you have removed tokens as those should not be shared publicly. You can find the logs at Account > Help & Support > Application log.

Thanks for testing! ❤️

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#15-8, #android, #call-for-testing, #mobile

Call for Testing: WordPress for Android 15.7

WordPress for Android version 15.7-rc-1 is available for testing on the 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. channel. You can ask to join the Beta Program at Android App Testing on Google Play. Once you have been accepted, click the “Become a Tester” button at the same link.

To test with an apk, you can download wpandroid-15.7-rc-1-universal.apk.

Bugs & Feedback

If you find a bug or want to share a feature request after testing, you can comment on this post, pingPing The act of sending a very small amount of data to an end point. Ping is used in computer science to illicit a response from a target server to test it’s connection. Ping is also a term used by Slack users to @ someone or send them a direct message (DM). Users might say something along the lines of “Ping me when the meeting starts.” one of us in the #mobile room on WordPress.org Slack, or head straight GitHubGitHub 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/ and open an issue—please see “Where to Report” below.

Release Notes

  • Reader: Introduced a new Discover tab tailored for each user.
  • 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. Editor: New block: Pullquote.
  • Block Editor: Block settings now immediately reflect changes from menu sliders.
  • Reader: Added “(un)follow” button to the site and topic detail screens.

What to Test

To prepare:

  • Go to Account > App Settings > Privacy settings and turn on the “Collect information” and “Crash reports” options.
  • Go to My Site > Settings > Use Block Editor to enable the block editor for new posts.
  • Switch to Dark Theme when testing Android 9.0+ devices for this release. On the device, go to Settings > Display > Advanced > Device theme and choose “Dark”.
  • If you are comfortable testing in a language other than English, please test in that language.

To test:

  1. 12028 Go to Reader > Discover and test all the actions on post cards (follow, share, visit, like, save, etc). Try to break the Discover screen… “load more items”, pull to refresh, navigation, etc.
  2. 12026 Go to Reader, open any screen with a list of posts, test all the actions on post cards (follow, share, visit, like, save, etc).
  3. 12027 Find and try to break the “select interest/topic” screen in the Reader, which is shown when you open reader with a new account or when you don’t follow any tags on your existing account.
  4. 12849 Go to the Reader and test the follow/unfollow button on the site and topic detail screens.
  5. 2585 Create a new post, add the pullquote block, try to break it. Verify the placeholder text “Write Quote…” and “Write Citation…” appears normally.
  6. 2286 Create a new post, add blocks with sliders in the settings (spacer, button, etc), verify that changes to slider settings for blocks are immediately reflected and saved when you leave and return to the settings.

Updates that went into this release: WordPress-Android 15.7 and gutenberg-mobile 1.36.

Where to Report

  • WordPress-Android on GitHub for non-block-editor issues.
  • gutenberg-mobile on GitHub for block editor issues.
  • This post for questions, feedback, or issues you’re not sure how to report in GitHub.

Instructions for Reporting Issues

  • Search the GitHub repository first to see if the bug is a known issue. If you verify a known issue, please leave a comment noting the app and device info you tested with!
  • For new issues, please follow the template GitHub repository that shows up when creating a new issue.
  • Please be aware that a bot will ask for labels but you may not have rights to add them. Know that labels will be added by someone on the triage team.
  • Please do not include full Activity Logs which include tokens. Activity Logs can be very helpful for debugging but you should only include them if you have removed tokens as those should not be shared publicly. You can find the logs at Account > Help & Support > Application log.

Thanks for testing! ❤️

+make.wordpress.org/test/

#15-7, #android, #call-for-testing, #mobile

Call for Testing: WordPress for iOS 15.7

WordPress for iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. version 15.7 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. is available for testing on TestFlight. You can sign up for our TestFlight program and join as a beta tester by opening that link on your iPhone or iPad.

Bugs & Feedback

If you find a bug or want to share a feature request after testing, you can comment on this post, pingPing The act of sending a very small amount of data to an end point. Ping is used in computer science to illicit a response from a target server to test it’s connection. Ping is also a term used by Slack users to @ someone or send them a direct message (DM). Users might say something along the lines of “Ping me when the meeting starts.” one of us in the #mobile channel on WordPress.org Slack, or head straight GitHubGitHub 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/ and open an issue—please see “Where to Report” below.

Release Notes

  • Your Reader experience can now be tailored just for you — with a new Discover feed reflecting your chosen interests. 
  • 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. settings in the Block Editor now immediately reflect any changes made in the menu sliders.
  • Improved signup and login experience — both with directing the user on the steps and connecting a self-hosted site. 
  • There is also a brand new way to login with the iCloud Keychain feature — a password manager that remembers your WP.com accounts and passwords. 
  • Don’t miss anything! You can now follow conversations on P2P2 P2 or O2 is the term people use to refer to the Make WordPress blog. It can be found at https://make.wordpress.org/. sites. 
  • We have also reduced memory usage when marking up an image, so media editing won’t cause a crash.   

What to Test

To prepare:

  • Go to Account > App Settings > Privacy Settings and turn on the Collect information option.
  • Go to Account > Help & Support and turn on the Extra Debug option.
  • Go to My Site > Settings > Use Block Editor to enable the block editor for new posts.
  • If you are comfortable testing in a language other than English, please test in that language.

To test:

Note: some types of login require that you have a free WordPress.com account.
  1. 14742 Follow the login flow, try every option you can think of to break the flow and make note if anything in the flow is unclear. The login buttons are now Continue with WordPress.com and Enter your site address, each leading to the new flow. Select Continue with WordPress.com and verify the Get Started view is displayed. Select Enter your site address and verify the Site Address view is displayed.
  2. #14845#14831#14825#14817, Test social login for connected and unconnected accounts, a password manager (like 1Password), social login, magic link. Enter an email that is not connected to a WP account and ensure you are prompted to create an account.
  3. #14770 Login using iCloud keychain credentials for an account that does not have 2FA enabled.
  4. #14842 Tap Reader, then Discover. You should see posts related to the tags you follow. Remove all tags you follow and Tap Reader, Select Discover, Select Interests. You should see posts related to the topics you selected (along with suggested topics).
  5. #14759 Ensure stats are updating as expected, especially when switching between sites.
  6. #2286 Create a new post, add blocks with sliders in the settings (spacer, button, etc), verify that changes to slider settings for blocks are immediately reflected and saved when you leave and return to the settings.
  7. #14806 Open the comments on any P2 post in Reader and tap “Follow conversation” or “Following conversation”. Use multiple accounts to verify that following and unfollowing work as expected.

Updates that went into this release: WordPress-iOS 15.6 and gutenberg-mobile 1.35.

Where to Report

  • WordPress-iOS on GitHub for non-block-editor issues.
  • gutenberg-mobile on GitHub for block editor issues.
  • This post for questions, feedback, or anything at all you’re not sure how to report in GitHub or want to discuss.

Instructions for Reporting Issues

  • Search the GitHub repository first to see if the bug is a known issue. If you verify a known issue, please leave a comment noting the app and device info you tested with!
  • For new issues, please follow the template GitHub repository that shows up when creating a new issue.
  • Please be aware that a bot will ask for labels but you may not have rights to add them. Know that labels will be added by someone on the triage team.
  • Please do not include full Activity Logs which include tokens. Activity Logs can be very helpful for debugging but you should only include them if you have removed tokens as those should not be shared publicly. You can find the logs at Account > Help & Support > Application log.

Thanks for testing! 

+make.wordpress.org/test/

#15-7, #call-for-testing, #ios, #mobile

Call for Testing: WordPress for iOS 15.6

WordPress for iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. version 15.6 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. is available for testing on TestFlight. You can sign up for our TestFlight program and join as a beta tester by opening that link on your iPhone or iPad.

Bugs & Feedback

If you find a bug or want to share a feature request after testing, you can comment on this post, pingPing The act of sending a very small amount of data to an end point. Ping is used in computer science to illicit a response from a target server to test it’s connection. Ping is also a term used by Slack users to @ someone or send them a direct message (DM). Users might say something along the lines of “Ping me when the meeting starts.” one of us in the #mobile room on WordPress.org Slack, or head straight GitHubGitHub 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/ and open an issue—please see “Where to Report” below.

Release Notes

  • 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. Editor: Fixed empty text fields on right-to-left layout. Now they are selectable and placeholders are visible.
  • Block Editor: Add settings to allow changing column widths
  • Block Editor: Media editing support in Gallery block.
  • UIUI UI is an acronym for User Interface - the layout of the page the user interacts with. Think ‘how are they doing that’ and less about what they are doing. Changes for login:
    • when logging in with a Site Address.
    • when logging in/signing up with Apple.
    • when logging in/signing up with Google.
  • Simplified Google authentication. If signup is attempted with an existing WordPress account, automatically redirects to login. If login is attempted without a matching WordPress account, automatically redirects to signup.
  • Block Editor: Improved logic for creating undo levels.
  • Social account login: Fixed an issue that could have inadvertently linked two social accounts.

What to Test

To prepare:

  • Go to Account > App Settings > Privacy Settings and turn on the Collect information option.
  • Go to Account > Help & Support and turn on the Extra Debug option.
  • Go to My Site > Settings > Use Block Editor to enable the block editor for new posts.
  • If you are comfortable testing in a language other than English, please test in that language.

To test:

  1. 2544 Switch the app to any RTL language. Open a new empty post, verify the title and inserter placeholders are visible, verify you can select fields and type into them, verify that longer text makes the text area increase in high as expected.
  2. 14449 Create a new post or page, add a columns block, tap the gear icon, select a layout, publish the post, and view it on the web and Reader to make sure the column widths appear as expected.
  3. 2496 Create a new post or page, add a gallery block, tap the media edit icon at the top right of each image to edit it, publish the post, view the post on the web and Reader to verify the correct versions of the images are showing.
  4. 14728 Test the following login/signup scenarios and verify the UI Changes match the screenshots shown in PR 14728:
    • Log in with a Site Address.
    • Sign in with Apple. Sign up with Apple.
    • when logging in/signing up with Google.
  5. 14670 Simplified Google authentication. Confirm that if signup is attempted with an existing WordPress account, it automatically redirects to login and if login is attempted without a matching WordPress account, it automatically redirects to signup.
  6. 24116 Open an existing post with several blocks, remove some blocks, verify tapping undo brings them back. Add some text and text formatting (bold, italic, links, etc.), tap undo until the text disappears, tap redo to bring back the text.
  7. 14687 Prep: setup an account that has no WP password and that has two-factor authentication is enabled. Log out, tap “Continue with Google” from login or signup, select the 2FA-enabled account, tap “Text me a code instead” then go back, tap “Continue with Google” again, select the same account, verify you see an “unable to connect” error and that the options in it work properly.

Updates that went into this release: WordPress-iOS 15.6 and gutenberg-mobile 1.35.

Where to Report

  • WordPress-iOS on GitHub for non-block-editor issues.
  • gutenberg-mobile on GitHub for block editor issues.
  • This post for questions, feedback, or anything at all you’re not sure how to report in GitHub or want to discuss.

Instructions for Reporting Issues

  • Search the GitHub repository first to see if the bug is a known issue. If you verify a known issue, please leave a comment noting the app and device info you tested with!
  • For new issues, please follow the template GitHub repository that shows up when creating a new issue.
  • Please be aware that a bot will ask for labels but you may not have rights to add them. Know that labels will be added by someone on the triage team.
  • Please do not include full Activity Logs which include tokens. Activity Logs can be very helpful for debugging but you should only include them if you have removed tokens as those should not be shared publicly. You can find the logs at Account > Help & Support > Application log.

Thanks for testing! ❤️

+make.wordpress.org/test/

#15-6, #call-for-testing, #ios, #mobile