Call for Testing: WordPress for iOS 13.3

WordPress for iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. version 13.3 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 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

To prepare:

  • Go to My Site > 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 the block editor for new posts.

To test:

  1. Block Editor: create and publish post using all of the available blocks (Paragraph, Heading, Image, Video, Lists, Separator, Page Break, Quote, More) and check that each one works as expected.
  2. Try uploading images in different ways in a few different posts.
  3. 12452 Open the app and publish a post, close the app and go offline, edit the post to add an image, go back online, tap “Update”, and verify the image updates properly and looks good in previews and the web.
  4. 1305 (requires iOS 13) Create a new post and check that 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. mode works normally in the block editor.
  5. 12540 (requires iOS 13) Open the Reader, on the device go to Settings > Display & Brightness and change the appearance (light to dark or vice versa), check that the app looks correct, put the app in the background, change the appearance again (light to dark or vice versa), check that the app still looks correct.
  6. 12521 (requires iOS 13 and an iPad) Open the Profile (Me) section in the app, switch to a different app, go back to the WordPress app, make sure the appearance is not split between light and dark modes.
  7. 12338 (if you have a pending iOS update) Open the app and log in, leave the app open for a while, update iOS, then open the app again and please let us know in the comments if you find the app crashing at all. 🙇‍♀️

You can find all other changes/fixes and details in the related PRs targeting WordPress-iOS 13.3 and gutenberg-mobile 1.12.

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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