Call for Testing: WordPress for iOS 13.8

WordPress for iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. version 13.8 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. 10817 Add a spacer block to any post. Try to break it. View results on various screen sizes, including desktop, and make sure the block works as expected.
  2. 1597 Double tap on an image in the image block to preview it full screen. Try zooming. Try with two or more images added in different ways (inserted from URLURL A specific web address of a website or web page on the Internet, such as a website’s URL, Choose from device, Take a Photo, WordPress Media Library, Free Photo Library, Other Apps).
  3. 12947 On the web, open an existing post, make a change, and wait for it to autosave. On the app, open the post and you should see a conflict resolution dialog. Select the more recent changes and make sure they are reflected in the app and on the web.
  4. 13013 Sign in with Apple using a linked WordPress account that has 2FA enabled.
  5. 13005 Sign in with Google using a Google account that has 2FA enabled on the WordPress account with the same email address.
  6. 12980 Go to Profile > Help & Support > Activity Logs > Current and copy the contents. Go to Profile > Help & Support > Contact Us and send the copied logs to support in a new message with an explanation above. Verify you do not see the ‘Message failed to send’ error when using the Contact Us form. Try changing your email on the Support screen and repeat the steps above.
  7. 12980 Log in and check that the Me screen is not blank. Quit the app and relaunch, and check the Me screen isn’t blank. Quit the app, turn on airplane mode, relaunch the app and check the Me screen isn’t blank. Try with a self-hosted only login as well as a 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. login.

You can find all other changes/fixes and details in the related PRs targeting WordPress-iOS 13.8 and gutenberg-mobile 1.18.

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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