Call for Testing: WordPress for iOS 13.5

WordPress for iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. version 13.5 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.
  • If you are comfortable testing in a language other than English, please test in that language.

To test:

  1. 12286 Block editor: Long-press/3D touch on the app icon, select the “New Photo Post” option to add an image to a new post.
  2. 1394 Block editor: Add an image link that opens in a new tab.
  3. 1415 Block editor: Switch to light mode, add a List block, write some text on it, switch to dark mode, delete the text and write new text, check that the text color is white.
  4. 1439 Block editor: try adding and removing the Media & Text block. Try to break it.
  5. Various Pick any dark mode update from here and test it to make sure it’s working as expected.
  6. 12243 Go to Stats > Insights and rearrange the cards. Look through the stats to make sure everything looks okay. Close and re-open the app and make sure the custom order is preserved.
  7. 12711 On a slow network connection, check that Stats Insights loads reasonably fast.

You can find all other changes/fixes and details in the related PRs targeting WordPress-iOS 13.5 and gutenberg-mobile 1.15.

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! ❤️

#13-5, #call-for-testing, #ios, #mobile