Call for Testing: WordPress for iOS 14.3

WordPress for iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. version 14.3 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.

Please note that 14.3 will have an extremely short development cycle!

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 Account (Me icon) > App Settings > Privacy Settings and turn on the Collect information option.
  • Go to Account (Me icon) > Help & Support and turn on the Extra Debug option.
  • If you are comfortable testing in a language other than English, please feel free to test in that language.

To test:

  1. 11269 Go to My Site > Site Pages > More (3 dots) > Set Parent, try several different searches, verify the search function works as expected and that you can set a parent page after searching. Also see test cases.
  2. 1904 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: add an image block, tap the gear to change to different image sizes, verify the image size changes, verify the image size is preserved if you update the post, leave, return, etc.
  3. 1610 Block editor: add a gallery block and try adding new images to the gallery with all the available options provided. Test from all site types.
  4. 1866 Block editor: add a button block and try to break it. Also see test cases.
  5. 1850 Block editor: add a group block and try to break it. Also see test steps and test cases.
  6. 18574 Block editor: try adding a block from a smaller device or in horizontal mode, verify you can scroll through and add all blocks. Also check that you can scroll the BottomSheet in the image block settings.
  7. 1895 Block editor: check for incorrect image previews using the testing steps at WordPress-Android/11239#issue-560256478.
  8. 1930 Block editor: create a new post, add a title with any emoji, switch to HTMLHTML HTML is an acronym for Hyper Text Markup Language. It is a markup language that is used in the development of web pages and websites. mode, verify no extra strong elements are added to the title.
  9. 1802 Block editor: check that active blocks have a full solid border and a floating toolbar, verify the floating toolbar works as expected. See test steps.
  10. Reader Information Architecture updates:
    1. Saving and restoring subfilter to/from shared prefs #10925
    2. Site not removed from subfilter when unfollowed #11155
    3. New design reader bottom sheet – step 1 #11183
    4. New design reader bottom sheet – step 2 #11184
    5. New design reader bottom sheet – step3 #11193
    6. IA Reader self-hosted improvements #11270
    7. Add historical searches list to the Reader initial search screen #11293
    8. Add follow/unfollow button to the Followed Sites tab on Reader’s management section #11219

You can find all other changes/fixes and details in the related PRs targeting WordPress-Android 14.3 and gutenberg-mobile 1.23.

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.

Instructions for Reporting Issues

  • Search the GitHub repository first to see if the bug is a known issue.
  • For known issues, please leave a comment on the issue saying you were able to replicate the problem and include device name, iOS version, app version, and type of site you used for testing.
  • For new issues, please follow the template GitHub repository that shows up when creating a new issue.
  • Please be aware that a bot will ask for labels but you won’t have rights to add them. Know that labels will be added by someone on the triage team. 👍
  • If you would like to send Activity Logs to help with debugging (this can be very useful!), you should first trigger the bug and then go to Profile > Help & Support > Activity Logs > Current and use the share icon at top right to copy the logs. Next, go to Help & Support > Contact Us, add a short note mentioning the bug report link, and paste the logs below the note. Please be aware Activity Logs may contain tokens which should not be shared publicly, and that’s why logs should be sent through the Contact Us form.

Thanks for testing! ❤️

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