Call for Testing: WordPress for iOS 13.9

WordPress for iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. version 13.9 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. 13043 Swipe right over the Home or Lock screen, scroll down, tap Edit, add the All Time 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., verify the unconfigured view is displayed, go to Stats > Widgets Use this site and verify the widget displays data for the selected site and matches what is displayed in the app.
  2. 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
  3. 1628 Add an image blog, open image settings, rotate the device, dismiss the settings sheet, the app should not crash.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 13092 On a site that has Quick Start available, go to Next Steps > Grow Your Audience > Follow other sites, complete the “Tap < Reader to continue” step and verify the hint goes away after that.

You can find all other changes/fixes and details in the related PRs targeting WordPress-iOS 13.9 and gutenberg-mobile 1.19.

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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