Call for testing: WordPress for Android 11.1

WordPress for Android version 11.1-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.

What to Test:

What’s New:

  • Problems installing Jetpack? A new step-by step flow is ready to guide you.

This update will guide you through a Jetpack manual installation flow if the automatic remote install fails (see related PR). To test this new flow, get creative with making the remote install fail or try out these steps:

  • Set up a self-hosted site without Jetpack.
  • Set up a reCaptcha 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 on the site.
  • Connect in the app with the self-hosted site.
  • Go to Stats.
  • Click on Install Jetpack.
  • Instead of a failure you get redirected to the manual flow.
  • Complete the flow.

What’s Fixed:

  • There were a lot of other improvements made in this release that aren’t being called out in this post. For the main WordPress Android 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 or head straight to the Android GitHub repository and open a new issue.

Thanks for testing!