Call for Testing: WordPress for iOS 14.1

WordPress for iOS version 14.1 beta 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, 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 Profile > App Settings > Privacy Settings and turn on the Collect information option.
  • Go to Profile > Help & Support and turn on the Extra Debug option.
  • Go to My Site > Settings and turn on the Use Block Editor setting to enable the block editor for new posts.
  • If you are comfortable testing in a language other than English, please feel free to test in that language.

To test:

  1. 19534 Create a new post in the block editor, add any shortcode, try to break the block. Try with at least 5 randomly chosen shortcodes.
  2. 13242 In the app, open a site that has some traffic registered in the Stats section, and go to Stats > Widgets > Use this site. On the device, add the WordPress This Week widget to your Today view. Verify the widget works as expected and that the numbers match what you see when you check stats for the same site from WordPress.com using a web browser.
  3. 13236 In the app, follow any private blog that requires login to view the post. Go to the Reader and find a post from that blog, tap Visit for that post, and verify the post is displayed properly when authenticated (no on-screen error, no errors in the console). Test using all three site types: WordPress.com, Jetpack, Self-hosted.
  4. 13236 Using a WordPress.com account with a site that has an upgrade or plan, go to My Site > Settings > Advanced > Delete Site > Show Purchases, and verify that the “Show Purchases” page is displayed properly. Complete the process to delete a site and verify it worked.

You can find all other changes/fixes and details in the related PRs targeting WordPress-iOS 14.1 and gutenberg-mobile 1.21.

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! ❤️

#14-1, #call-for-testing, #ios, #mobile

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Call for Testing: WordPress for iOS 14.0

WordPress for iOS version 14.0 beta 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, 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. 13112 Enter any comment flow (reader, notification, comments), add some text, tap the full screen toggle button, add more text, tap the exit full screen button, enter more text, tap reply/save button.
  2. 13195 On the device, add the Today and/or the All-Time widget to the Today view. In the app, Go to Stats > Widgets > Use this site, switch to a different site, go to Stats, close the app, return to the Today view and tap a widget, tap Done to close the modal, verify the Stats view then displays the Stats for the selected site (not the widget site).
  3. 13196 On a site with high traffic, go to Stats > Widgets > Use this site, add the Today and All-Time widgets to the Today view, verify the widget numbers are abbreviated as they are in the app.
  4. 13131 With a site you haven’t accessed before or modified insights, check that the default insights list is: Latest Post Summary, Today, All-Time, Follower Totals. Tap Add stats card and check that the view is presented modally and functions as expected. Also test on iPad.
  5. 13158 Trigger some notifications and tap on them. The app should be opened correctly and should not crash.
  6. 13128 Set the Site Time Zone to a different Time Zone than the device, schedule a post, check that the displayed scheduled time matches the site’s time zone and is published on that date.
  7. 13173 Rename an image saved on your device or iCloud Drive. In the app, go to Media > + and add a new image, select ‘Other Apps’, select the renamed image, after it uploads click on the image and verify the original file name was kept (lowercased and without extension).
  8. 1669 In the block editor in the app, add an image via link, add a second image from the Media Library, close and reopen the post, verify the Image Sizes option is displayed for the image inserted from the Media Library and not for the image added via link.
  9. 1701 In the block editor in the app, add a paragraph block, type some characters, undo changes until the block is removed. Repeat if necessary. App should not crash.
  10. 1631 On the web, create a draft with aligned images. In the app, open an empty post (to load the js from the metro bundler), go to Blog Posts > Drafts, turn on airplane mode, open the draft, make sure images have placeholder images.

You can find all other changes/fixes and details in the related PRs targeting WordPress-iOS 14.0 and gutenberg-mobile 1.20.

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! ❤️

#14-0, #call-for-testing, #ios, #mobile

Call for Testing: WordPress for Android 14.0

WordPress for Android version 14.0-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-14.0-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. 1631 On the web, create a draft with aligned images. In the app, open an empty post (to load the js from the metro bundler), go to Blog Posts > Drafts, turn on airplane mode, open the draft, make sure images have placeholder images.
  2. 1701 In the block editor in the app, add a paragraph block, type some characters, undo changes until the block is removed. Repeat if necessary. App should not crash.
  3. 11074 Check that the profile icon is at top right and no longer in the bottom menu. Tap on the profile icon, make sure everything loads normally, tap the back arrow, make sure you are taken back to the My Site screen.
  4. 11074 Go to My Site and tap the “+” button at bottom right to open a selector, the tooltip should go away at that point, select one of the options, make sure editor opens, create a post/page and tap on the back arrow, confirm you are taking back to the main screen and you see a notice that the post was saved, check the new created post or page was created and available in the correct list (Published/Draft).
  5. 11074 Create a new site from the app and tap Accept on the dialog below to get access to the Quick Start tutorials. Go through the tutorials and check that everything works as expected, especially the Publish Post step.
  6. Last, there is an open-ended ask to test every area of the editor with both Aztec and Gutenberg. A lot of changes to the saving/uploading logic were made which basically touched everything in the editor.

You can find more details about all of the updates for this release in the related PRs targeting WordPress-Android 14.0 and gutenberg-mobile 1.20.

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! ❤️

#14-0, #android, #call-for-testing, #mobile

Call for Testing: WordPress for iOS 13.9

WordPress for iOS version 13.9 beta 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, 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. 13043 Swipe right over the Home or Lock screen, scroll down, tap Edit, add the All Time widget, 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! ❤️

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

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

Call for Testing: WordPress for Android 13.8

WordPress for Android version 13.8-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-13.8-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. 10817 Add a spacer block to any post. Try to break it. View results on various screen sizes, including desktop, and make sure the block works as expected.
  2. 10837 Go to My Sites > Blog Posts and search for various posts including published, drafts, scheduled, and trashed. Can you find what you’re looking for?
  3. 10763 Add images and videos to any post or page. Try rotating the screen during editing. Switch to HTML during editing. Try with both the classic and block editors. Leave the editor then edit again and make sure media appears as expected. See additional testing ideas here.
  4. Create and publish a new post with as many blocks as possible.
  5. Try tapping on push notifications to launch the app, does it crash?
  6. There were 26 unique crash and bug fixes included in this release! In general, can you figure out any ways to crash the app?

You can find more details about all of the updates for this release in the related PRs targeting WordPress-Android 13.8 and gutenberg-mobile 1.18.

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! ❤️

#13-8, #android, #call-for-testing, #mobile

Call for Testing: WordPress for iOS 13.8

WordPress for iOS version 13.8 beta 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, 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. 10817 Add a spacer block to any post. Try to break it. View results on various screen sizes, including desktop, and make sure the block works as expected.
  2. 1597 Double tap on an image in the image block to preview it full screen. Try zooming. Try with two or more images added in different ways (inserted from URL, Choose from device, Take a Photo, WordPress Media Library, Free Photo Library, Other Apps).
  3. 12947 On the web, open an existing post, make a change, and wait for it to autosave. On the app, open the post and you should see a conflict resolution dialog. Select the more recent changes and make sure they are reflected in the app and on the web.
  4. 13013 Sign in with Apple using a linked WordPress account that has 2FA enabled.
  5. 13005 Sign in with Google using a Google account that has 2FA enabled on the WordPress account with the same email address.
  6. 12980 Go to Profile > Help & Support > Activity Logs > Current and copy the contents. Go to Profile > Help & Support > Contact Us and send the copied logs to support in a new message with an explanation above. Verify you do not see the ‘Message failed to send’ error when using the Contact Us form. Try changing your email on the Support screen and repeat the steps above.
  7. 12980 Log in and check that the Me screen is not blank. Quit the app and relaunch, and check the Me screen isn’t blank. Quit the app, turn on airplane mode, relaunch the app and check the Me screen isn’t blank. Try with a self-hosted only login as well as a WordPress.com login.

You can find all other changes/fixes and details in the related PRs targeting WordPress-iOS 13.8 and gutenberg-mobile 1.18.

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! ❤️

#13-8, #call-for-testing, #ios, #mobile

Call for Testing: WordPress for Android 13.7

WordPress for Android version 13.7-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-13.7-rc-1-universal.apk from here.

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. 1533 On the web, create and publish a post with as many different block types as you can. Open the post in the mobile app and check that the titles of the blocks are accurate.
  2. 1542 Start a new post, tap the “+” button to insert a new block, and confirm you can see the “Add New Block” indicator when there are no blocks at all and when at the last block.
  3. 1537 Copy a URL from Safari or elsewhere, select some text in a post, tap the link button, confirm that the URL field is automatically populated using the link from the clipboard. Edit an already existing link and check that the link in the clipboard does not override the one already existing. Try adding a few other links in different ways.
  4. 1546 Add the Media & Text block and test vertical alignment options.
  5. 1577 Selecting an image block should show a blue border and you should be able to press the image to see a full-screen preview.
  6. 1582 Add and remove empty blocks a few times in a row and try to crash the app.
  7. 10788 Edit an existing post on the web, wait for an autosave, and close the browser tab without saving—then open the post in the app and confirm the dates in the conflict resolution dialog are accurate according to your device timezone. Follow up at 10773 too.

You can find more details about all of the updates for this release in the related PRs targeting WordPress-Android 13.7 and gutenberg-mobile 1.17.

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! ❤️

#13-7, #android, #call-for-testing, #mobile

Call for Testing: WordPress for iOS 13.7

WordPress for iOS version 13.7 beta 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, 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. 12858 Block editor: insert images from the “Free Photo Library” and “Other Apps”. Try using different alignments. Try closing and re-opening the post. Try editing while offline.
  2. 1489 Block editor: create and publish a long post with different alignments for some of the paragraphs.
  3. 1442 Block editor: try to break the preformatted block, try copying and pasting text into that block from the web or other apps.
  4. 1552 Block editor: when you tap on an Innerblock, such as the paragraph inside the Media & Text block, the first character should be capitalized when you start typing.
  5. 12893 12946 Swipe right over the Home or Lock screen, scroll down, tap Edit, add the Stats Today widget and make sure the stats are accurate and you can expand it to see Likes and Comments.
  6. 12910 Switch to a self-hosted site, go to My Sites > Comments, tap Approve on a pending comment and make sure the action works on the first try.

You can find all other changes/fixes and details in the related PRs targeting WordPress-iOS 13.7 and gutenberg-mobile 1.17.

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! ❤️

#13-7, #call-for-tesitng, #ios, #mobile