Call for Testing: WordPress for Android 17.1

WordPress for Android version 17.1-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.

Release Notes

  • Comments: added an Unreplied comments filterFilter Filters are one of the two types of Hooks https://codex.wordpress.org/Plugin_API/Hooks. They provide a way for functions to modify data of other functions. They are the counterpart to Actions. Unlike Actions, filters are meant to work in an isolated manner, and should never have side effects such as affecting global variables and output. [14373]
  • 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: Improved the accessibilityAccessibility Accessibility (commonly shortened to a11y) refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design ensures both “direct access” (i.e. unassisted) and “indirect access” meaning compatibility with a person’s assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accessibility) of block settings that include sliders or increment buttons. [3255]
  • Updated color scheme to use new blue. [14376] [14370] [14369]
  • Updated the app icon to match the new color scheme within the app. [14391]

What Testing is Most Needed

  1. Please spend time using the app as our beloved users would. Multiple sessions over a couple days, start and stop in the middle of a post, edit/schedule a post, create a new page, create a story post, find other content in the reader….anything you can think of!

Test Setup

  • Go to Account > App Settings > Privacy settings and turn on the “Collect information” and “Crash reports” options.
  • 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.

Updates that went into this release: WordPress-Android 17.1 and gutenberg-mobile 1.50.

Where to Report

Please report bugs in GitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can 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. https://github.com/ at WordPress-Android or gutenberg-mobile (for block editor issues) if you are comfortable doing so or add a comment to this post if you have any questions, feedback, or issues you’re not sure how to report.

Instructions for Reporting Issues

  • Search the GitHub repository first to see if the bug is a known issue. If you verify a known issue, please leave a comment noting the app and device info you tested with!
  • 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 may not have rights to add them. Know that labels will be added by someone on the triage team.
  • Please do not include full Activity Logs which include tokens. Activity Logs can be very helpful for debugging but you should only include them if you have removed tokens as those should not be shared publicly. You can find the logs at Account > Help & Support > Application log.

Thanks for testing! ❤️

+make.wordpress.org/test/

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

Call for Testing: WordPress for Android 16.6

WordPress for Android version 16.6-rc-2 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.

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 WordPress.org Slack, or head straight GitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can 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. https://github.com/ and open an issue—please see “Where to Report” below.

Release Notes

  • Reader: adds site filterFilter Filters are one of the two types of Hooks https://codex.wordpress.org/Plugin_API/Hooks. They provide a way for functions to modify data of other functions. They are the counterpart to Actions. Unlike Actions, filters are meant to work in an isolated manner, and should never have side effects such as affecting global variables and output. capability to Followed P2s tab page. Now the sites listed in the filters are only those relevant to the page (Following/Followed P2s) [13766]
  • Site Creation: Adds the option to choose between mobile, tablet or desktop thumbnails in the home page design picker when creating a WordPress.comWordPress.com An online implementation of WordPress code that lets you immediately access a new WordPress environment to publish your content. WordPress.com is a private company owned by Automattic that hosts the largest multisite in the world. This is arguably the best place to start blogging if you have never touched WordPress before. https://wordpress.com/ site [13674]
  • Site Creation: Adds the option to choose between mobile, tablet or desktop home page design previews when creating a WordPress.com site [13673]
  • Quick Start: Removed the browse theme step and added guidance for reviewing pages and editing your Homepage. [13855]

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. 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. Go to Reader > Manage and follow some sites including at least one P2P2 P2 or O2 is the term people use to refer to the Make WordPress blog. It can be found at https://make.wordpress.org/. URLURL A specific web address of a website or web page on the Internet, such as a website’s URL www.wordpress.org (such as madefortestingp2011221.wordpress.com). Go to Reader > Following and filter to see one of the sites, swipe right until you see the Followed P2s tab and apply a filter again. Swipe back to Following and confirm the previously selected filter is still applied. Swipe back to Followed P2s and confirm the previously selected filter is still applied. (13766)
  2. Go to My Site > Choose Site > + and try out the different preview options (mobile, tablet, desktop) for the home page design selection screen (13674) and the the design preview screen (13673) after picking a design.
  3. Create a site, select “Yes, Help Me” when prompted, walk through the full tour and expect NOT see “Browse themes”, “Customize your site”, or “Create a new page” in the list or in “Complete” section of the list. See 13855 for more testing tips.

Updates that went into this release: WordPress-Android 16.6 and gutenberg-mobile 1.45.

Where to Report

Please report bugs in GitHub at WordPress-Android or gutenberg-mobile (for block editor issues) if you are comfortable doing so or add a comment to this post if you have any questions, feedback, or issues you’re not sure how to report.

Instructions for Reporting Issues

  • Search the GitHub repository first to see if the bug is a known issue. If you verify a known issue, please leave a comment noting the app and device info you tested with!
  • 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 may not have rights to add them. Know that labels will be added by someone on the triage team.
  • Please do not include full Activity Logs which include tokens. Activity Logs can be very helpful for debugging but you should only include them if you have removed tokens as those should not be shared publicly. You can find the logs at Account > Help & Support > Application log.

Thanks for testing! ❤️

+make.wordpress.org/test/

#16-5, #android, #call-for-testing, #mobile

Call for Testing: WordPress for Android 16.5

WordPress for Android version 16.5-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.

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 WordPress.org Slack, or head straight GitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can 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. https://github.com/ and open an issue—please see “Where to Report” below.

Release Notes

  • 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: Cross-post suggestions are now available by typing the + character (or long-pressing the toolbar button labelled with an @-symbol) in a post on a P2P2 P2 or O2 is the term people use to refer to the Make WordPress blog. It can be found at https://make.wordpress.org/. site. [13184]
  • Block Editor: Image block – Add link picker to the block settings and enhance link settings with auto-hide options. [2841]
  • Block Editor: Add move to top/bottom when long pressing on respective block movers. [2872]
  • Block Editor: Full-width and wide alignment support for Columns. [2919]
  • Block Editor: Fix button link setting, rel link will not be overwritten if modified by the user. [2894]
  • Activity Log: Add support for Date Range and Activity Type filters. [13268]
  • Page List: Add duplicate page functionality. [13607]

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 Block Editor to enable the block editor for new posts.
  • Switch to Dark Theme when testing Android 9.0+ devices. 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. 13184 While editing a post on a P2, add any RichText-based block and either type a + character at the beginning of the block or after a space or long-press the @ button on the format bar and select “Crosspost” from the bottom sheet. Try it with no internet connection. Try it with a non-P2 site. Publish the post and verify the x-post works correctly in the app and on the web.
  2. 2841 Create a post and add some images. Add links to the images both by pasting a URLURL A specific web address of a website or web page on the Internet, such as a website’s URL www.wordpress.org from the clipboard and by searching for content on the site and linking to that. Verify that the “Open in new tab” and “Link Rel” settings are not shown unless a link is present.
  3. 2894 Create a post and add a button block with a link, modify the “Link Rel” setting, toggle the “Open in new tab” setting, and verify the modified “Link Rel” setting isn’t overwritten.
  4. 2872 Open a post with a lot of blocks in it. Long-press the mover buttons to move blocks to the top or bottom of the post.
  5. 2919 Create a new post and add a few different columns blocks and some paragraph blocks. Make some of the columns wide-width and some full-width. Publish the post and verify it appears as expected on the web.
  6. 13268 On a Jetpack site, go to My Site > Activity, filterFilter Filters are one of the two types of Hooks https://codex.wordpress.org/Plugin_API/Hooks. They provide a way for functions to modify data of other functions. They are the counterpart to Actions. Unlike Actions, filters are meant to work in an isolated manner, and should never have side effects such as affecting global variables and output. by date and activity type, interact with some the activities to see if they do what you would expect.
  7. 13607 Go to My Site > Pages, tap the overflow menu (three dots) for any page, tap Duplicate, make a few changes to the title and/or content, publish the page, verify the page looks correct in the app and on the web. Try with draft and published pages. Try using pages with local changes or conflicts.

Updates that went into this release: WordPress-Android 16.5gutenberg-mobile 1.44.

Where to Report

Please report bugs in GitHub at WordPress-Android or gutenberg-mobile (for block editor issues) if you are comfortable doing so or add a comment to this post if you have any questions, feedback, or issues you’re not sure how to report.

Instructions for Reporting Issues

  • Search the GitHub repository first to see if the bug is a known issue. If you verify a known issue, please leave a comment noting the app and device info you tested with!
  • 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 may not have rights to add them. Know that labels will be added by someone on the triage team.
  • Please do not include full Activity Logs which include tokens. Activity Logs can be very helpful for debugging but you should only include them if you have removed tokens as those should not be shared publicly. You can find the logs at Account > Help & Support > Application log.

Thanks for testing! ❤️

+make.wordpress.org/test/

#16-4, #android, #call-for-testing, #mobile

Call for Testing: WordPress for Android 16.3

WordPress for Android version 16.3-rc-2 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.

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 WordPress.org Slack, or head straight GitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can 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. https://github.com/ and open an issue—please see “Where to Report” below.

Release Notes

  • Stories: New feature for WordPress.comWordPress.com An online implementation of WordPress code that lets you immediately access a new WordPress environment to publish your content. WordPress.com is a private company owned by Automattic that hosts the largest multisite in the world. This is arguably the best place to start blogging if you have never touched WordPress before. https://wordpress.com/ and Jetpack sites: Use photos and videos to create engaging and tappable fullscreen slideshows. [13459]
  • Site Creation: Adds an option to pick a home page design when creating a WordPress.com site. [13409]
  • 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: Adding support for selecting different unit of value in Cover and Columns blocks. [26161]
  • Block Editor: Button block – Add link picker to the block settings. [26206]
  • Reader: introduced a Follow/Unfollow button in comments screen to follow a post conversation and get notified by e-mail. Not supported for self-hosted sites not Jetpack connected. [13473]

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 Block Editor to enable the block editor for new posts.
  • Switch to Dark Theme when testing Android 9.0+ devices. 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. Go to My Site, tap the plus button at bottom right, and create and publish some stories using photos and videos from your device or that you take while creating the story, text overlays, text styles, sound settings, reorder slides, etc. View the published story on your site and confirm it appears as expected. Confirm that you receive notifications for stories on WordPress.com and Jetpack 9.1+ sites. Also see the 13459 pull request.
  2. Go to My Site > + > Create WordPress.com site, select a design, verify preview works, tap “Choose”, go to My Site > Site Pages > Home, make changes to the placeholder content and update the page to make the changes go live. Verify the updated homepage looks good in the app and on the web.
  3. Create a new post, add cover, columns, and spacer blocks. For each block, change the units for any place you can find that affects the height or width. Publish the post and verify it looks as it should in the app and on the web.
  4. Create a new post, add a button block, tap the gear icon on the block to open block settings, add or modify the link and select the link settings you prefer. Publish the post and verify the link works correctly in the app and on the web.
  5. Go to Reader, tap the comment icon for any post with open comments, tap the “Follow conversation” link. Add new comments to the post from other accounts and verify you get a comment notification and email for each one.
  6. (Also looking for additional help testing this media uploads again) try uploading files to gallery, media & text, and video blocks using a self-hosted site.

Updates that went into this release: WordPress-Android 16.3gutenberg-mobile 1.42.

Where to Report

Please report bugs in GitHub at WordPress-Android or gutenberg-mobile (for block editor issues) if you are comfortable doing so or add a comment to this post if you have any questions, feedback, or issues you’re not sure how to report.

Instructions for Reporting Issues

  • Search the GitHub repository first to see if the bug is a known issue. If you verify a known issue, please leave a comment noting the app and device info you tested with!
  • 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 may not have rights to add them. Know that labels will be added by someone on the triage team.
  • Please do not include full Activity Logs which include tokens. Activity Logs can be very helpful for debugging but you should only include them if you have removed tokens as those should not be shared publicly. You can find the logs at Account > Help & Support > Application log.

Thanks for testing! ❤️

+make.wordpress.org/test/

#16-3, #android, #call-for-testing, #mobile

Call for Testing: WordPress for Android 16.2

WordPress for Android version 16.2-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.

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 WordPress.org Slack, or head straight GitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can 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. https://github.com/ and open an issue—please see “Where to Report” below.

Release Notes

  • 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: Faster editor start and overall operation. [2780]
  • Block Editor: Enable multiple upload support for Image block. [2530]
  • Posts List: fixed bug that prevented showing the Featured ImageFeatured image A featured image is the main image used on your blog archive page and is pulled when the post or page is shared on social media. The image can be used to display in widget areas on your site or in a summary list of posts. of a post for pure self-hosted sites. [13323]
  • Media picker: New media picker is now used in all the places where the user selects any kind of file (featured image, site icon, user icon, in posts or media library) except stories. [13368]

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 Block Editor to enable the block editor for new posts.
  • Switch to Dark Theme when testing Android 9.0+ devices. 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. Go to My Site and open existing posts and pages as well as create new ones and expect things to look and feel faster. Try from an older device if you have one. Try testing a post with a lot of content (5,000+ words for example).
  2. Go to My Site > + and create a new post or page with an image block. Try adding multiple images at once after selecting the “Choose from device” option. Expect images to be inserted as separate image blocks. Test from different site types such as WordPress.comWordPress.com An online implementation of WordPress code that lets you immediately access a new WordPress environment to publish your content. WordPress.com is a private company owned by Automattic that hosts the largest multisite in the world. This is arguably the best place to start blogging if you have never touched WordPress before. https://wordpress.com/ Simple, WordPress.com Business, Jetpack, and self-hosted.
  3. Test uploading files to the gallery, media & text, and video blocks to ensure there are no regressions.
  4. Start with a self-hosted site on httpHTTP HTTP is an acronym for Hyper Text Transfer Protocol. HTTP is the underlying protocol used by the World Wide Web and this protocol defines how messages are formatted and transmitted, and what actions Web servers and browsers should take in response to various commands., add a featured image, publish the post, verify you can see the featured image on the My Site > Blog Posts screen. Check that the post appears as expected in previews, on the web, and in the Reader.
  5. Test as many media picker scenarios you can think of using “Choose from device” such as adding a featured image, site icon, user icon, image-related blocks in the editor, and the media library.

Updates that went into this release: WordPress-Android 16.2gutenberg-mobile 1.41.

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. If you verify a known issue, please leave a comment noting the app and device info you tested with!
  • 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 may not have rights to add them. Know that labels will be added by someone on the triage team.
  • Please do not include full Activity Logs which include tokens. Activity Logs can be very helpful for debugging but you should only include them if you have removed tokens as those should not be shared publicly. You can find the logs at Account > Help & Support > Application log.

Thanks for testing! ❤️

+make.wordpress.org/test/

#16-2, #android, #call-for-testing, #mobile

Call for Testing: WordPress for Android 16.1

WordPress for Android version 16.1-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.

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 WordPress.org Slack, or head straight GitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can 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. https://github.com/ and open an issue—please see “Where to Report” below.

Release Notes

  • 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: Adds new option to select from a variety of predefined page templates when creating a new page for a GutenbergGutenberg The Gutenberg project is the new Editor Interface for WordPress. The editor improves the process and experience of creating new content, making writing rich content much simpler. It uses ‘blocks’ to add richness rather than shortcodes, custom HTML etc. https://wordpress.org/gutenberg/ site. [multiple PRs]

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 Block Editor to enable the block editor for new posts.
  • Switch to Dark Theme when testing Android 9.0+ devices. 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. Go to My Site > + > Site page. Expect to see a “Choose a Layout” modal (aka Starter Page Template or Modal Layout Picker), try previewing, selecting, modifying, and publishing different layouts. Verify the published post looks good in Editor previews, the Reader, and on the web. Test from different types of sites if possible: WordPress.comWordPress.com An online implementation of WordPress code that lets you immediately access a new WordPress environment to publish your content. WordPress.com is a private company owned by Automattic that hosts the largest multisite in the world. This is arguably the best place to start blogging if you have never touched WordPress before. https://wordpress.com/, Jetpack, and self-hosted sites. Test with dark and light mode.
  2. Go to My Site > Settings > Use Block Editor and temporarily disable the block editor for new posts. Try to create a new page and verify the “Choose a Layout” modal is not shown.
  3. Test some general flows for the app such publishing posts with images and adding featured images to a post using the “Choose from device” option.

Updates that went into this release: WordPress-Android 16.0, gutenberg-mobile 1.39.

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. If you verify a known issue, please leave a comment noting the app and device info you tested with!
  • 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 may not have rights to add them. Know that labels will be added by someone on the triage team.
  • Please do not include full Activity Logs which include tokens. Activity Logs can be very helpful for debugging but you should only include them if you have removed tokens as those should not be shared publicly. You can find the logs at Account > Help & Support > Application log.

Thanks for testing! ❤️

+make.wordpress.org/test/

#16-1, #android, #call-for-testing, #mobile

Call for Testing: WordPress for Android 16.0

WordPress for Android version 16.0-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.

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 WordPress.org Slack, or head straight GitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can 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. https://github.com/ and open an issue—please see “Where to Report” below.

Release Notes

  • Reader: The new redesigned Reader detail shows your post as beautiful as ever. And if you add a featured imageFeatured image A featured image is the main image used on your blog archive page and is pulled when the post or page is shared on social media. The image can be used to display in widget areas on your site or in a summary list of posts. it would be twice as beautiful! [13151]
  • Reader: Allow users to access Reader even when they do not follow any tags/topics. [13146]
  • 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: Full-width and wide alignment support for Video, Latest-posts, Gallery, Media & text, and Pullquote block. [2605]
  • Block Editor: Fix unsupported block bottom sheet is triggered when device is rotated. [2710]
  • Block Editor: Unsupported Block Editor: Fixed issue when cannot view or interact with the classic block on Jetpack site. [2709]
  • Stats: Added the possibility to report and unreport a referrer as spam. [13047]

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 Block 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. View individual posts in the Reader from a variety of different types of sites (WordPress.comWordPress.com An online implementation of WordPress code that lets you immediately access a new WordPress environment to publish your content. WordPress.com is a private company owned by Automattic that hosts the largest multisite in the world. This is arguably the best place to start blogging if you have never touched WordPress before. https://wordpress.com/, WordPress.com Business, Jetpack, self-hosted, non-WP) and confirm that the actions in the overflow menu (top right) are working properly (browser, share, follow, block this site, report this post) as well as the options in 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. (tags, post title, site name, author) and the actions in the bottom bar (bookmark, reblog, comments, likes). Try scrolling quickly. Check that featured images appear as expected. Verify you can read and leave comments. Test in light and dark mode.
  2. Go to Reader > Discover and confirm you see a “Get Started” option if you are not following any tabs or if your account is brand new. Verify that you can follow new tags and also remove them.
  3. Create a new site, add blocks for video, latest posts, gallery, media & text and pullquote then change each one to use full-width and wide alignment and verify the posts appear as expected in the editor, web, and Reader.
  4. On the web, create a post that contains an unsupported block (i.e. audio), rotate the device, expect that a bottom sheet will NOT appear.
  5. On the web, create a post with a classic block on a Jetpack site. In the app, open the post and try to edit the classic block using the unsupported block editor.
  6. Using a site that has referrer traffic, go to Stats > Years > Referrers > long press > Mark/Unmark as spam. These actions should work the same way they do on the web.

Updates that went into this release: WordPress-Android 16.0, gutenberg-mobile 1.39.

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. If you verify a known issue, please leave a comment noting the app and device info you tested with!
  • 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 may not have rights to add them. Know that labels will be added by someone on the triage team.
  • Please do not include full Activity Logs which include tokens. Activity Logs can be very helpful for debugging but you should only include them if you have removed tokens as those should not be shared publicly. You can find the logs at Account > Help & Support > Application log.

Thanks for testing! ❤️

+make.wordpress.org/test/

#16-0, #android, #call-for-testing, #mobile

Call for Testing: WordPress for Android 15.9

WordPress for Android version 15.9-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.

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 WordPress.org Slack, or head straight GitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can 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. https://github.com/ and open an issue—please see “Where to Report” below.

Release Notes

  • 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: On Jetpack connected sites, Unsupported Block Editor can be enabled via enabling Jetpack SSO setting directly from within the missing block alert.
  • Block Editor: Add support for selecting user’s post when configuring the link.
  • Block Editor: Added expected double tap for focus behavior for text fields in accessibilityAccessibility Accessibility (commonly shortened to a11y) refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design ensures both “direct access” (i.e. unassisted) and “indirect access” meaning compatibility with a person’s assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accessibility) mode.
  • Improved My Site layout on devices with big screens.

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 Block 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. 12990 On a WordPress.comWordPress.com An online implementation of WordPress code that lets you immediately access a new WordPress environment to publish your content. WordPress.com is a private company owned by Automattic that hosts the largest multisite in the world. This is arguably the best place to start blogging if you have never touched WordPress before. https://wordpress.com/ simple site, add an unsupported block. In the app, tap on the unsupported block to open the Unsupported Block Editor and try to break it.
  2. 13011 On a WordPress.com Business site with plugins installed, add an unsupported block. In the app, tap on the unsupported block to open the Unsupported Block Editor and try to break it.
  3. 24476 On a Jetpack site, add an unsupported block. In the app, tap on the unsupported block to open the Unsupported Block Editor and try to break it.
  4. 2484 Create a new post, add a link by selecting a published post from the same blog. Try editing the link to select a different post from the same blog. Verify that the link search works as expected.
  5. 927 Enable TalkBack by long-pressing both the volume up & down key at the same time. Verify that tapping content in the block editor activates the cursor and the instructions read aloud are correct.
  6. 13026 Verify that the My Site layout matches the designs at 13026 on a tablet.

Updates that went into this release: WordPress-Android 15.9, gutenberg-mobile 1.38.

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. If you verify a known issue, please leave a comment noting the app and device info you tested with!
  • 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 may not have rights to add them. Know that labels will be added by someone on the triage team.
  • Please do not include full Activity Logs which include tokens. Activity Logs can be very helpful for debugging but you should only include them if you have removed tokens as those should not be shared publicly. You can find the logs at Account > Help & Support > Application log.

Thanks for testing! ❤️

+make.wordpress.org/test/

#15-9, #android, #call-for-testing, #mobile

Call for Testing: WordPress for Android 15.8

WordPress for Android version 15.8-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-15.8-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, 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 WordPress.org Slack, or head straight GitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can 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. https://github.com/ and open an issue—please see “Where to Report” below.

Release Notes

  • Reader: Now displaying preview images for more posts, even when no feature image is set.
  • Improved AppBar and Site Picker designs have been updated.
  • 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: Full-width and wide alignment support for Group, Cover, and Image blocks.
  • Block Editor: Add support for rounded style in Image block.
  • Block Editor: Fixed a case where adding a block made the toolbar jump.

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 Block 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. 12895 Open the Reader, follow several sites with a variety of posts containing images, look for posts with image blocks but no featured imageFeatured image A featured image is the main image used on your blog archive page and is pulled when the post or page is shared on social media. The image can be used to display in widget areas on your site or in a summary list of posts. set, confirm images are showing up as expected for a variety of posts.
  2. 12933 Browse as many scrollable screens in the app as possible, expect to see content go behind 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.—in light mode this will make a shadow appear below the header and in dark mode its color will get lighter. Look for screens you might not normally thing to test, i.e. search results, app settings, etc. Test in light and dark mode.
  3. 2559 Start a new post, add a cover block, set the alignment to full-width, add another cover block, give it wide alignment, publish, verify the post looks as expected in the editor, previews, Reader, and on the web. Repeat the test for the image and group blocks. Test from a tablet if you’ve got one. Additional testing steps are available for reference.
  4. 2591 Using the editor, add an image block to any post, select “Rounded” in the image settings, publish, verify the post looks as expected in the editor, previews, Reader, and on the web.
  5. 24573 Create a new post, hit Enter in the paragraph block many times, expect the spacing between the keyboard and toolbar to stay the same even when the screen fills up.

Updates that went into this release: WordPress-Android 15.8 and gutenberg-mobile 1.37.

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. If you verify a known issue, please leave a comment noting the app and device info you tested with!
  • 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 may not have rights to add them. Know that labels will be added by someone on the triage team.
  • Please do not include full Activity Logs which include tokens. Activity Logs can be very helpful for debugging but you should only include them if you have removed tokens as those should not be shared publicly. You can find the logs at Account > Help & Support > Application log.

Thanks for testing! ❤️

+make.wordpress.org/test/

#15-8, #android, #call-for-testing, #mobile

Call for Testing: WordPress for Android 15.7

WordPress for Android version 15.7-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-15.7-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 WordPress.org Slack, or head straight GitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can 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. https://github.com/ and open an issue—please see “Where to Report” below.

Release Notes

  • Reader: Introduced a new Discover tab tailored for each user.
  • 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: New block: Pullquote.
  • Block Editor: Block settings now immediately reflect changes from menu sliders.
  • Reader: Added “(un)follow” button to the site and topic detail screens.

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 Block 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. 12028 Go to Reader > Discover and test all the actions on post cards (follow, share, visit, like, save, etc). Try to break the Discover screen… “load more items”, pull to refresh, navigation, etc.
  2. 12026 Go to Reader, open any screen with a list of posts, test all the actions on post cards (follow, share, visit, like, save, etc).
  3. 12027 Find and try to break the “select interest/topic” screen in the Reader, which is shown when you open reader with a new account or when you don’t follow any tags on your existing account.
  4. 12849 Go to the Reader and test the follow/unfollow button on the site and topic detail screens.
  5. 2585 Create a new post, add the pullquote block, try to break it. Verify the placeholder text “Write Quote…” and “Write Citation…” appears normally.
  6. 2286 Create a new post, add blocks with sliders in the settings (spacer, button, etc), verify that changes to slider settings for blocks are immediately reflected and saved when you leave and return to the settings.

Updates that went into this release: WordPress-Android 15.7 and gutenberg-mobile 1.36.

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. If you verify a known issue, please leave a comment noting the app and device info you tested with!
  • 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 may not have rights to add them. Know that labels will be added by someone on the triage team.
  • Please do not include full Activity Logs which include tokens. Activity Logs can be very helpful for debugging but you should only include them if you have removed tokens as those should not be shared publicly. You can find the logs at Account > Help & Support > Application log.

Thanks for testing! ❤️

+make.wordpress.org/test/

#15-7, #android, #call-for-testing, #mobile