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! ❤️

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#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! ❤️

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

Call for Testing: WordPress for iOS 15.7

WordPress for iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. version 15.7 betaBeta A pre-release of software that is given out to a large group of users to trial under real conditions. Beta versions have gone through alpha testing in-house and are generally fairly close in look, feel and function to the final product; however, design changes often occur as part of the process. is available for testing on TestFlight. You can sign up for our TestFlight program and join as a beta tester by opening that link on your iPhone or iPad.

Bugs & Feedback

If you find a bug or want to share a feature request after testing, you can comment on this post, pingPing The act of sending a very small amount of data to an end point. Ping is used in computer science to illicit a response from a target server to test it’s connection. Ping is also a term used by Slack users to @ someone or send them a direct message (DM). Users might say something along the lines of “Ping me when the meeting starts.” one of us in the #mobile channel 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

  • Your Reader experience can now be tailored just for you — with a new Discover feed reflecting your chosen interests. 
  • 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. settings in the Block Editor now immediately reflect any changes made in the menu sliders.
  • Improved signup and login experience — both with directing the user on the steps and connecting a self-hosted site. 
  • There is also a brand new way to login with the iCloud Keychain feature — a password manager that remembers your WP.com accounts and passwords. 
  • Don’t miss anything! You can now follow conversations on 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/. sites. 
  • We have also reduced memory usage when marking up an image, so media editing won’t cause a crash.   

What to Test

To prepare:

  • Go to Account > App Settings > Privacy Settings and turn on the Collect information option.
  • Go to Account > Help & Support and turn on the Extra Debug option.
  • 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:

Note: some types of login require that you have a free WordPress.com account.
  1. 14742 Follow the login flow, try every option you can think of to break the flow and make note if anything in the flow is unclear. The login buttons are now Continue with WordPress.com and Enter your site address, each leading to the new flow. Select Continue with WordPress.com and verify the Get Started view is displayed. Select Enter your site address and verify the Site Address view is displayed.
  2. #14845#14831#14825#14817, Test social login for connected and unconnected accounts, a password manager (like 1Password), social login, magic link. Enter an email that is not connected to a WP account and ensure you are prompted to create an account.
  3. #14770 Login using iCloud keychain credentials for an account that does not have 2FA enabled.
  4. #14842 Tap Reader, then Discover. You should see posts related to the tags you follow. Remove all tags you follow and Tap Reader, Select Discover, Select Interests. You should see posts related to the topics you selected (along with suggested topics).
  5. #14759 Ensure stats are updating as expected, especially when switching between sites.
  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.
  7. #14806 Open the comments on any P2 post in Reader and tap “Follow conversation” or “Following conversation”. Use multiple accounts to verify that following and unfollowing work as expected.

Updates that went into this release: WordPress-iOS 15.6 and gutenberg-mobile 1.35.

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 anything at all you’re not sure how to report in GitHub or want to discuss.

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! 

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

Call for Testing: WordPress for iOS 15.6

WordPress for iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. version 15.6 betaBeta A pre-release of software that is given out to a large group of users to trial under real conditions. Beta versions have gone through alpha testing in-house and are generally fairly close in look, feel and function to the final product; however, design changes often occur as part of the process. is available for testing on TestFlight. You can sign up for our TestFlight program and join as a beta tester by opening that link on your iPhone or iPad.

Bugs & Feedback

If you find a bug or want to share a feature request after testing, you can comment on this post, pingPing The act of sending a very small amount of data to an end point. Ping is used in computer science to illicit a response from a target server to test it’s connection. Ping is also a term used by Slack users to @ someone or send them a direct message (DM). Users might say something along the lines of “Ping me when the meeting starts.” one of us in the #mobile room on 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: Fixed empty text fields on right-to-left layout. Now they are selectable and placeholders are visible.
  • Block Editor: Add settings to allow changing column widths
  • Block Editor: Media editing support in Gallery block.
  • UIUI UI is an acronym for User Interface - the layout of the page the user interacts with. Think ‘how are they doing that’ and less about what they are doing. Changes for login:
    • when logging in with a Site Address.
    • when logging in/signing up with Apple.
    • when logging in/signing up with Google.
  • Simplified Google authentication. If signup is attempted with an existing WordPress account, automatically redirects to login. If login is attempted without a matching WordPress account, automatically redirects to signup.
  • Block Editor: Improved logic for creating undo levels.
  • Social account login: Fixed an issue that could have inadvertently linked two social accounts.

What to Test

To prepare:

  • Go to Account > App Settings > Privacy Settings and turn on the Collect information option.
  • Go to Account > Help & Support and turn on the Extra Debug option.
  • 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. 2544 Switch the app to any RTL language. Open a new empty post, verify the title and inserter placeholders are visible, verify you can select fields and type into them, verify that longer text makes the text area increase in high as expected.
  2. 14449 Create a new post or page, add a columns block, tap the gear icon, select a layout, publish the post, and view it on the web and Reader to make sure the column widths appear as expected.
  3. 2496 Create a new post or page, add a gallery block, tap the media edit icon at the top right of each image to edit it, publish the post, view the post on the web and Reader to verify the correct versions of the images are showing.
  4. 14728 Test the following login/signup scenarios and verify the UI Changes match the screenshots shown in PR 14728:
    • Log in with a Site Address.
    • Sign in with Apple. Sign up with Apple.
    • when logging in/signing up with Google.
  5. 14670 Simplified Google authentication. Confirm that if signup is attempted with an existing WordPress account, it automatically redirects to login and if login is attempted without a matching WordPress account, it automatically redirects to signup.
  6. 24116 Open an existing post with several blocks, remove some blocks, verify tapping undo brings them back. Add some text and text formatting (bold, italic, links, etc.), tap undo until the text disappears, tap redo to bring back the text.
  7. 14687 Prep: setup an account that has no WP password and that has two-factor authentication is enabled. Log out, tap “Continue with Google” from login or signup, select the 2FA-enabled account, tap “Text me a code instead” then go back, tap “Continue with Google” again, select the same account, verify you see an “unable to connect” error and that the options in it work properly.

Updates that went into this release: WordPress-iOS 15.6 and gutenberg-mobile 1.35.

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 anything at all you’re not sure how to report in GitHub or want to discuss.

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! ❤️

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#15-6, #call-for-testing, #ios, #mobile

Call for Testing: WordPress for Android 15.6

WordPress for Android version 15.6-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-15.6-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

  • 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 settings to allow changing column widths
  • Block Editor: Media editing support in Gallery block.
  • Block Editor: Improved logic for creating undo levels.

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. 14449 Create a new post or page, add a columns block, tap the gear icon, select a layout, publish the post, and view it on the web and Reader to make sure the column widths appear as expected.
  2. 2496 Create a new post or page, add a gallery block, tap the media edit icon at the top right of each image to edit it, publish the post, view the post on the web and Reader to verify the correct versions of the images are showing.
  3. 24116 Open an existing post with several blocks, remove some blocks, verify tapping undo brings them back. Add some text and text formatting (bold, italic, links, etc), tap undo until the text disappears, tap redo to bring back the text.

Updates that went into this release: WordPress-Android 15.6 and gutenberg-mobile 1.35.

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/

#15-6, #android, #call-for-testing, #mobile

Call for Testing: WordPress for iOS 15.5

WordPress for iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. version 15.5 betaBeta A pre-release of software that is given out to a large group of users to trial under real conditions. Beta versions have gone through alpha testing in-house and are generally fairly close in look, feel and function to the final product; however, design changes often occur as part of the process. is available for testing on TestFlight. You can sign up for our TestFlight program and join as a beta tester by opening that link on your iPhone or iPad.

Bugs & Feedback

If you find a bug or want to share a feature request after testing, you can comment on this post, pingPing The act of sending a very small amount of data to an end point. Ping is used in computer science to illicit a response from a target server to test it’s connection. Ping is also a term used by Slack users to @ someone or send them a direct message (DM). Users might say something along the lines of “Ping me when the meeting starts.” one of us in the #mobile room on 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: 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: auto-complete username mentions. An auto-complete popup will show up when the user types the @ character in the block editor.
  • Reader: revamped UIUI UI is an acronym for User Interface - the layout of the page the user interacts with. Think ‘how are they doing that’ and less about what they are doing. for your site 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..
  • Block Editor: Media editing support in Cover block.
  • Block Editor: Fixed a bug on the Heading block, where a heading with a link and string formatting showed a white shadow in dark mode.

What to Test

To prepare:

  • Go to Account > App Settings > Privacy Settings and turn on the Collect information option.
  • Go to Account > Help & Support and turn on the Extra Debug option.
  • 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. 13942 Test with WordPress.com Simple, WordPress.com Business, and Jetpack sites. Create a new post or page, type @ to select any user from the site, verify the mentioned user is notified. Repeat the test using the @ option in the editor toolbar. Try typing an @ symbol as a word by itself or at the start of the word with using mentions.
  2. 14536 Go to Reader and tap on a site title to open a site stream. Verify the design matches what you see at 14536 and that you can see a very long tagline displayed on a site that has one. Test in light and dark mode. Test in portrait and landscape orientation. Test from an iPad too.
  3. 23280 Create a new post or page, add a cover block, add an image, verify you can tap the image to preview, replace the image, and tap the media editing icon at top to make edits to the image and then verify the edits are visible after publishing.
  4. 2511 Go to My Site > Account (top right) > App Settings and set Appearance to Dark. Create a new post or page, add a heading block, add some text including a link, make the text bold, verify there is not a white text shadow on the bold text (screenshot).

If you are able to complete the entire list above, please continue testing by looking at all the related PRs targeting WordPress-iOS 15.5 and gutenberg-mobile 1.34, specifically any that you are able to and that aren’t already represented above.

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 anything at all you’re not sure how to report in GitHub or want to discuss.

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/

#15-5, #call-for-testing, #ios, #mobile

Call for Testing: WordPress for Android 15.5

WordPress for Android version 15.5-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.

To test with an apk, you can download wpandroid-15.5-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

  • 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 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: auto-complete username mentions. An auto-complete popup will show up when the user types the @ character in the block editor.
  • Search on post list for self-hosted sites has been enabled.
  • Upload of audio files and documents in the media library has been enabled.
  • Block Editor: Media editing support in Cover block.
  • Block Editor: Fixed a bug on the Heading block, where a heading with a link and string formatting showed a white shadow in dark mode.

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. 11693 Test with a WordPress.com Simple or Jetpack site. Create a new post or page, type @ to select any user from the site, verify the mentioned user is notified. Repeat the test using the @ option in the editor toolbar. Try typing an @ symbol as a word by itself or at the start of the word with using mentions.
  2. 12488 Test with a WordPress.com Simple or Jetpack site. Go to Media, “+” (top right), “Choose from device” and try uploading each file type mentioned at https://wordpress.com/support/accepted-filetypes/. Verify you can add images and videos into a post or page using the available blocks in the block editor. Verify you can add a file to a new post from the notice that appears after uploading it in Media. What happens when you do this with an audio file? (Note: the audio block is not yet supported in 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/ Mobile.)
  3. 12488 Test with a Self-hosted site. Go to Media, “+” (top right), “Choose from device” and try uploading each file type mentioned at https://codex.wordpress.org/Uploading_Files. Verify you can add images and videos into a post or page using the available blocks in the block editor. Verify you can add a file to a new post from the snackbar notice after uploading it in Media (what happens when you do this with an audio file?).
  4. 12565 Test with a Self-hosted site. Go to My Site > Blog Posts and search for posts. Check to see if words in the title and/or body work and that you can see older posts. Verify search results are the expected results. Test using a site with several hundred posts.
  5. 23280 Create a new post or page, add a cover block, add an image, verify you can tap the image to preview, replace the image, and tap the media editing icon at top to make edits to the image and then verify the edits are visible after publishing.

If you are able to complete the entire list above, please continue testing by looking at all the related PRs targeting WordPress-Android 15.5 and gutenberg-mobile 1.34, 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. 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! ❤️

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#15-5, #android, #call-for-testing, #mobile

Call for Testing: WordPress for iOS 15.4

WordPress for iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. version 15.4 betaBeta A pre-release of software that is given out to a large group of users to trial under real conditions. Beta versions have gone through alpha testing in-house and are generally fairly close in look, feel and function to the final product; however, design changes often occur as part of the process. is available for testing on TestFlight. You can sign up for our TestFlight program and join as a beta tester by opening that link on your iPhone or iPad.

Bugs & Feedback

If you find a bug or want to share a feature request after testing, you can comment on this post, pingPing The act of sending a very small amount of data to an end point. Ping is used in computer science to illicit a response from a target server to test it’s connection. Ping is also a term used by Slack users to @ someone or send them a direct message (DM). Users might say something along the lines of “Ping me when the meeting starts.” one of us in the #mobile room on 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: Media editing support in Media & Text block.
  • Block Editor: New block: Social Icons.
  • Fixes issue where the new page editor wouldn’t always show when selected from the “My Site” page on iOS versions 12.4 and below.
  • Block Editor: Cover block placeholder is updated to allow users to start the block with a background color.

What to Test

To prepare:

  • Go to Account > App Settings > Privacy Settings and turn on the Collect information option.
  • Go to Account > Help & Support and turn on the Extra Debug option.
  • 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. 2426 Create a new post or page, add a Media & Text block, add an image and some text, tap the image to reveal the image edit icon, tap the image again to see a fullscreen preview, exit preview, tap the image edit icon, edit the image in various ways, make sure the preview updates correctly. Add another Media & Text block with content and tap the cog to edit the block settings and turn on the “Crop image to fill entire column” option. Publish the post and verify the blocks show up correctly in the editor previews, app previews (View Site), Reader, and on the web (also see testing steps on the issue).
  2. 2361 Create a new post or page, add a Social Icons block, try to break it, publish and verify the block shows up correctly in the editor previews, app previews (View Site), Reader, and on the web. Test in light and dark mode (also see additional testing steps).
  3. 14484 Using iOS 12.4 or below, verify tapping the FAB (floating action button) on the My Site page opens a page editor. Verify the “Site Page” option is not available when logged in as Author or Contributor roles (ref).
  4. 2488 Create a new post or page, add a Cover block, add a background image and some text, publish the post and verify the block shows up correctly in the editor previews, app previews (View Site), Reader, and on the web.

If you are able to complete the entire list above, please continue testing by looking at all the related PRs targeting WordPress-iOS 15.4 and gutenberg-mobile 1.33, specifically any that you are able to and that aren’t already represented above.

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 anything at all you’re not sure how to report in GitHub or want to discuss.

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! ❤️

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#15-4, #call-for-testing, #ios, #mobile

Call for Testing: WordPress for Android 15.4

WordPress for Android version 15.4-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-15.4-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

  • The login and signup flows were unified and have a new design.
  • 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: Media editing support in Media & Text block.
  • Block Editor: New block: Social Icons.
  • Block Editor: Cover block placeholder is updated to allow users to start the block with a background color.

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. 12288 Try at least 6 of the log in and sign up flows listed below—or any other way you can think of which might be problematic.
    1. Smart Lock for Passwords 2FA Enabled.
    1. Smart Lock for Passwords 2FA Disabled.
    2. Sign-Up / Email + Magic Link.
    3. Login / Email + Magic Link / 2FA Enabled.
    1. Login / Email + Magic Link / 2FA Disabled.
    2. Login / Email + Password / 2FA Enabled.
    3. Login / Email + Password / 2FA Disabled.
    4. Sign up using Continue with Google.
    5. Log in using Continue with Google / Social Connected / 2FA Enabled.
    6. Log in using Continue with Google / Social Connected / 2FA Disabled.
    7. Log in using Continue with Google / Social Disconnected / 2FA Enabled.
    8. Log in using Continue with Google / Social Disconnected / 2FA Disabled.
    9. Continue with Site Address 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/, Self-Hosted or Jetpack site.
    10. 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. Auth.
    11. Self-Signed SSLSSL Secure Socket Layer - Encryption from the server to the browser and back. Prevents prying eyes from seeing what you are sending between your browser and the server..
    12. Epilogue Screen.
    13. Add WordPress.com Account, after logging in with any authentication method.
    14. Add Self-Hosted Site.
    15. Install Jetpack.
    16. Reauthentication, after disconnecting the app at https://wordpress.com/me/security/connected-applications.
    17. From outside the app, trigger a deeplink that requires authentication.
    18. From outside the app, try to share some content with WordPress.
  2. 2426 Create a new post or page, add a Media & Text block, add an image and some text, tap the image to reveal the image edit icon, tap the image again to see a fullscreen preview, exit preview, tap the image edit icon, edit the image in various ways, make sure the preview updates correctly. Add another Media & Text block with content and tap the cog to edit the block settings and turn on the “Crop image to fill entire column” option. Publish the post and verify the blocks show up correctly in the editor preview, app preview (View Site), Reader, and on the web (also see testing steps on the issue).
  3. 2361 Create a new post or page, add a Social Icons block, try to break it, publish and verify the block shows up correctly in the editor previews, app previews (View Site), Reader, and on the web. Test in light and dark mode (also see additional testing steps).
  4. 2488 Create a new post or page, add a Cover block, add a background color and some text, publish the post and verify the block shows up correctly in the editor preview, app preview (View Site), Reader, and on the web.

If you are able to complete the entire list above, please continue testing by looking at all the related PRs targeting WordPress-Android 15.4 and gutenberg-mobile 1.33, 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. 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! ❤️

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#15-4, #android, #call-for-testing, #mobile

Call for Testing: WordPress for iOS 15.3

WordPress for iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. version 15.3 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.

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

  • All blocks now have copy, cut, paste, and duplicate options.
  • Ghost Effect! It’s a nice visual touch we added to the editor that displays shaded areas to let you know when and where content is loading.

What to Test

To prepare:

  • Go to Account > App Settings > Privacy Settings and turn on the Collect information option.
  • Go to Account > Help & Support and turn on the Extra Debug option.
  • Go to My Site > Settings > Use BlockBlock Block is the abstract term used to describe units of markup that, composed together, form the content or layout of a webpage using the WordPress editor. The idea combines concepts of what in the past may have achieved with shortcodes, custom HTML, and embed discovery into a single consistent API and user experience. Editor to enable the block editor for new posts.
  • If you are comfortable testing in a language other than English, please test in that language.

To test:

  • Copy, cut, paste, and duplicate blocks (#14437, 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/ #2311):
    • Copy/Paste: Create a new post, add a block, and customize it e.g. add text/image. Tap on the three dots button (bottom right of the block). Tap on Copy. Add a new paragraph. Tap on the three dots button (bottom right of the block). Tap on Paste and confirm your copied block is pasted.
    • Cut: Copy/Paste: Create a new post, add a block, and customize it e.g. add text/image. Tap on the three dots button (bottom right of the block). Tap on Cut. Confirm the block disappears. Add a Group block. Tap on the + button to bring up the inserter. Confirm Copied block is the first item in the menu. Tap on Copied block. Confirm your copied block is pasted into the Group block.
    • Duplicate: Copy/Paste: Create a new post, add a block, and customize it e.g. add text/image. Tap on the three dots button (bottom right of the block). Tap on Duplicate. Confirm your block is duplicated.
  • Ghost Effect (#14310): Open a post or page with the block editor. Confirm that while the editor is loading, you see Ghost Views (shaded areas) over the title, body, and toolbar. Check light and dark mode, portrait and landscape.

If you are able to complete the entire list above, please continue testing by looking at all the related PRs targeting WordPress-iOS 15.3 and gutenberg-mobile 1.32, specifically any that you are able to and that aren’t already represented above.

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 anything at all you’re not sure how to report in GitHub or want to discuss.

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 may not 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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