Call for Testing: WordPress for iOS 12.7

WordPress for iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. version 12.7 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 (open the link on your iPhone or iPad) to join as a beta tester.

Bugs & Feedback

If 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 room on Slack, or head straight GitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that 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. and open an issue—please see Where to Report below.

What to Test

  1. Go to Me > App Settings > Use 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 to enable 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. Mobile for testing on new posts. Posts created using Gutenberg on the web should open in Gutenberg on the app regardless of what is selected in App Settings.
  2. Block Editor: create and publish post using all of the available blocks (Paragraph, Heading, Image, Lists, Separator, Page Break, Video, Quote, More) and check that each one works as expected.
  3. Block Editor: add a video block and try to break it. (687)
  4. Block Editor: add a quote block and try to break it. (207)
  5. Block Editor: add a more block and try to break it. (859)
  6. Block Editor: copy text with attributes (bold, italic, etc.) from another app (e.g. Notes), paste it into a text block (paragraph/list/quote), attributes should not be lost. (1097)
  7. Block Editor: check that the default body text in text blocks (paragraphs/lists/quotes) are now using the updated color scheme: gray-900 for text and blue-500 for links. (1086)
  8. Block Editor: add a list block, try to use the indent and outdent buttons and see if they work correctly, try to delete list items and see if it works correctly. (991)
  9. Block Editor: try the testings steps at gutenberg-mobile/issues/874.
  10. Post Settings: go offline, go to Posts, open a post, go to Post Settings, try to set 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., and verify the app lets you do that even when offline. (11895)

Find all other changes/fixes in the related PRs targeting 12.7 and 1.7.

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 issues you’re not sure how to report in GitHub.

Thanks for testing! ❤️

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