Call for Testing: WordPress for Android 13.9

WordPress for Android version 13.9-rc-1 is available for testing on the Beta 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, ping one of us in the #mobile room on WordPress.org Slack, or head straight GitHub and open an issue—please see “Where to Report” below.

What to Test

To prepare:

  • Go to My Site > Settings > Use Block 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 WordPress.com 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 widget, switch to a different blog in the app, click on the widget. The app should not crash.
  9. We improved accessibility 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! ❤️

#13-9, #android, #call-for-testing, #mobile