Call for testing: WordPress for Android 9.5

WordPress for Android version 9.5-rc-1 has been released in the Google Play Store. You can 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. from the Google Play Store on your device (under “Become a beta tester”), and comment here or join the Google Plus beta community for more discussion with other testers. (Note: If you see a message that the beta testing program is full, you’ll need to wait for space to open up before you can join the beta. Thanks for your interest!)

What to Test:

SignUp/Site Creation

This has been fully revamped. If feeling in the mood to checking this out,  please check logging in, creating a new user / site, and all different paths you can think of.

Jetpack PluginPlugin 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 Plugin Directory or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party directory browser / search

This is also a newly added feature, accessible through Site -> Plugins.

Related master issue here:

Jetpack speed up settings

There are two options with descriptions. One is to load images lazily and the second to server images from our servers. Both have been added to the “General” tab. Settings are only visible on Jetpack version >= 5.8

To test:

  • Log in with site connected to Jetpack with version >= 5.8
  • Go to site settings
  • Click on “Speed up your site”
  • See 2 new settings with description
    • Both are clickable and are saved when clicked

Original GH issue

Bugs & Feedback

Did you find a bug or come up with a feature request while testing? Did you try the additional flow testing? You can discuss it here, report it using the “Enter feedback about the app” form in the Google Play Store, or head straight to the Android Github repository and open a new issue.

Thank you for testing!

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