Call for Testing: WordPress for Android 14.7

WordPress for Android version 14.7-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-14.7-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 Account > App Settings > Privacy settings and turn on the “Collect information” and “Crash reports” options.
  • 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.
  • Switch to Dark Theme when testing Android 9.0+ devices for this release. On the device, go to Settings > Display > Advanced > Device theme and choose “Dark”.
  • If you are comfortable testing in a language other than English, please test in that language.

To test:

  1. 2023 Create a new post or page, add any block that contains a slider (such as the spacer block), press on the slider row title, verify the row being pressed doesn’t blink when pressed. Test sliders to make sure they are still working normally.
  2. 1661 Create a new post or page, add the columns block, try to break it.
    1. Complete the columns block test cases.
    2. Make sure the final published content looks good when viewed in the Reader, View Site, and on desktop browsers.
  3. 18564 Create a post or page, add a column block, add new blocks using the appender in the block as well as using the (+) at bottom left and confirm both work independently as expected.
  4. 2114 Create a new page using the blog page template. Customize the page and publish it. Make sure it looks good in View Site, mobile web, and on desktop browsers.
  5. 2123 Start a new page and make sure you can see the page template picker buttons even when in landscape mode (you may need to dismiss the keyboard to see them depending on the device size).
  6. 2086 Create a new page, select a page template so you see the template preview, rotate the device while looking at a page template before applying it and then edit or rotate back and confirm the app does not crash..
  7. 11518 Create a new post or page, add some image, gallery, media & text, and video blocks using the “Choose media from device” option and make sure everything works normally. Verify the app requests permissions when necessary.
  8. 11518 Create a new post or page, add any media block (image, gallery, media & text, video, etc), verify that adding media from the following sources work normally: Take a Photo, WordPress Media Library, Choose from Free Photo Library.
  9. 11613 Set an RTL language (like Hebrew) and check you have the Me menu with GravatarGravatar Is an acronym for Globally Recognized Avatar. It is the avatar system managed by, and used within the WordPress software. on the left. Long press and tap to test the functionality. Note: the Me section is the account/profile section and a Gravatar is a profile picture.
  10. 11691 Go to My Site, select a site, verify the headerHeader The header of your site is typically the first thing people will experience. The masthead or header art located across the top of your page is part of the look and feel of your website. It can influence a visitor’s opinion about your content and you/ your organization’s brand. It may also look different on different screen sizes. title is “My Site”, select a different site, verify the header title stays as “My Site”.

If you are able to complete the entire list above, please continue testing by looking at all the related PRs targeting WordPress-Android 14.7 and gutenberg-mobile 1.26, specifically any that you are able to and that aren’t already represented above.

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.

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, iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. 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 > Application log and use the copy 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 that the Application log 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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