Call for Testing: WordPress for iOS 13.6

WordPress for iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. version 13.6 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. Offline Support Check that posts created while offline are updated when you go back online. Test with An online implementation of WordPress code that lets you immediately access a new WordPress environment to publish your content. is a private company owned by Automattic that hosts the largest multisite in the world. This is arguably the best place to start blogging if you have never touched WordPress before., Jetpack, and Self-hosted sites.
  2. Offline Support Edit a published post while offline and check that the changes are synced properly when you go back online. Test with, Jetpack, and Self-hosted sites.
  3. Offline Support Edit and existing draft and publish it while offline and make sure the changes are visible in the published post when you go back online. Test with, Jetpack, and Self-hosted sites.
  4. Offline Support In general, if you make changes to a post or page while offline, do the changes get uploaded or published as expected when you go back online? Try to break autosave or auto-uploads.
  5. Offline Support Try changing post settings for any post while offline and check that the changes are updated or published as expected when you go back online.
  6. 12814 Log out of the app.. Add a self-hosted site. Go to the Profile page (Me) and verify it is not blank.
  7. 12670 While offline, edit an existing pending for review or scheduled post, make some changes, tap X and update the post. Verify the post is still pending or scheduled and was not published.
  8. 1460 Add several images in different ways to a post and pick different alignments. Check that image alignments made in the editor on mobile are reflected on the web from a laptop and vice versa.

You can find all other changes/fixes and details in the related PRs targeting WordPress-iOS 13.6 and gutenberg-mobile 1.16.

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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