Call for Testing: WPiOS 9.0

WordPress for iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. version 9.0 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. Not part of the beta program yet? Please sign up for our TestFlight program to join as a beta tester.

What to Test:

1. General Improvements

  • Aztec Editor: Clearer distinction between visual and HTMLHTML HTML is an acronym for Hyper Text Markup Language. It is a markup language that is used in the development of web pages and websites. editing modes
  • Aztec Editor: Improve automatic link detection
  • Aztec Editor: Adds support for editing posts while uploading media
  • Aztec Editor: Allow Media Search From Post
  • Hybrid Editor: We’ve removed the hybrid editor from the App
  • Legacy Editor: We’ve removed the legacy editor from the App

2. Several Bug Fixes

  • Bug Fix: Crash when tapping the help button after failing to sign in with Google
  • Bug Fix: Jetpack comments don’t load in followed sites feed
  • Bug Fix: Can’t like on iPhone when visiting post from reader

There were a lot of other improvements made in this release that aren’t being called out in this post. For the main WordPress iOS application you can view the entire list here.

Bugs & Feedback

Did you find a bug or come up with a feature request while testing? You can discuss it here, 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 Slack room, report it using the TestFlight feedback link, or head straight to the iOS GitHub repository and open a new issue.

Thanks for testing!