Call for Testing: WordPress for Android 13.9

WordPress for Android version 13.9-rc-1 is available for testing on the 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. channel. You can ask to join the Beta Program at Android App Testing on Google Play. Once you have been accepted, click the “Become a Tester” button at the same link.

To test with an apk, you can download wpandroid-13.9-rc-1-universal.apk.

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. 1498 Add a gallery block to a post or page and try to break it: add images, remove images, change the number of columns, crop images, add captions, rotate the device while interacting with the block
  2. 1615 Add a preformatted block to a post or page and used some text with various types of white space. Add another preformatted block and merge the two blocks.
  3. 1619 Add a list block, change it to an ordered list (numbered), change the start value of the list and make the numbering go in reverse order.
  4. 1601 Add a video block, tap on the settings icon (cog), change each one of the video settings, save changes, and verify the settings are each working as expected.
  5. 10717 From 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. site that has a domain credit available, start the domain registration process, pick a domain that you know is not available, verify you see an error if the domain is taken or invalid.
  6. 10833 Go to My Sites > Switch Site > + > Add self-hosted site, enter an address, when you see the username and password prompt minimize the app and wait an hour then go back to the app and verify the app does not crash.
  7. 10833 Go to the Log In screen and input incorrect credentials, minimize the app, go back to the app and verify you can log in using the correct credentials.
  8. 10479 Add a QuickPress widgetWidget A WordPress Widget is a small block that performs a specific function. You can add these widgets in sidebars also known as widget-ready areas on your web page. WordPress widgets were originally created to provide a simple and easy-to-use way of giving design and structure control of the WordPress theme to the user., switch to a different blog in the app, click on the widget. The app should not crash.
  9. We improved accessibilityAccessibility Accessibility (commonly shortened to a11y) refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design ensures both “direct access” (i.e. unassisted) and “indirect access” meaning compatibility with a person’s assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). ( via TalkBack in Sign up and login, the editor and the empty view screens. If you are a TalkBack user, please tell us if this helps you navigating the app.

You can find more details about all of the updates for this release in the related PRs targeting WordPress-Android 13.9 and gutenberg-mobile 1.19.

Where to Report

  • WordPress-Android 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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