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.

ReleaseRelease A release is the distribution of the final version of an application. A software release may be either public or private and generally constitutes the initial or new generation of a new or upgraded application. A release is preceded by the distribution of alpha and then beta versions of the software. 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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#15-3, #call-for-testing, #ios, #mobile

Call for Testing: WordPress for iOS 15.2

WordPress for iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. version 15.2 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.

ReleaseRelease A release is the distribution of the final version of an application. A software release may be either public or private and generally constitutes the initial or new generation of a new or upgraded application. A release is preceded by the distribution of alpha and then beta versions of the software. Notes

  • Reader content improved: a lot of fixes in how the content appears when you’re reading a post.
  • A site’s title can now be changed by tapping on the title in the site detail screen.
  • Added a new Quick Start task to set a title for a new site.
  • 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 support for customizing gradient type and angle in Buttons and Cover blocks.
  • Block editor: Display content metrics information (blocks, words, characters count).
  • Fixed a crash that results in navigating to the block editor quickly after logging out and immediately back in.

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. various Go to the Reader, tap on any section, verify the actions for Reader cards work as expected (save, reblog, comment, like), test the main tab layout, search, tag detail, blog detail, and feed detail.
  2. 14365 Smoke test the Reader including 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. byline in dark mode, left/right image alignment, images should appear as a whole instead of slowly appearing, broken images should not be displayed, loading view, error view, noresults view, quote block citation, list bullet point color, gallery with Link to > Media File on, tiled galleries, spacing between content should be reasonable, Twitter embeds look like Twitter embeds, coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. code block is differentiated by background color or an outline.
  3. 2199 Verify reblogged content looks correct in the Reader.
  4. 14390 Tap on a Site Title in the site detail screen and verify a new title can be saved and appears correctly on the web.
  5. 14384 Create a new site, tap “Yes, Help Me” when prompted, verify that the Quick Start task to set a title works properly.
  6. 22493 Customize the gradient type and angle in button and cover blocks and verify the selected settings show up correctly in the editor, web, and Reader.
  7. 12191 Open the editor for any post with a lot of content in different blocks, go to the 3-dot menu > Content info, and verify you can see the correct block, word, and character count. Verify the counts match what shows on the web.
  8. 14359 Navigate to the block editor quickly after logging out and immediately back in and verify the app does not crash.

If you are able to complete the entire list above, please continue testing by looking at all the related PRs targeting WordPress-iOS 15.2 and gutenberg-mobile 1.31, 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! ❤️

+make.wordpress.org/test/

#15-2, #call-for-testing, #ios, #mobile

Call for Testing: WordPress for iOS 15.1

WordPress for iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. version 15.1 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.

ReleaseRelease A release is the distribution of the final version of an application. A software release may be either public or private and generally constitutes the initial or new generation of a new or upgraded application. A release is preceded by the distribution of alpha and then beta versions of the software. Notes

  • Free GIFs can now be added to the media library, posts, and pages.
  • You can now set pages as your site’s homepage or posts page directly from the Pages list.
  • 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 support to upload videos to Cover Blocks after the editor has closed.
  • Block editor: Adds support for theme colors and gradients.
  • Quick Start: added VoiceOver support to the Next Steps section.
  • Block Editor: Display the animation of animated GIFs while editing image blocks.
  • App Settings: Added an app-level toggle for light or dark appearance.
  • Fix a bug where the Latest Post date on Insights Stats was being calculated incorrectly.
  • Block editor: Adds editor support for theme defined colors and theme defined gradients on cover and button blocks.
  • Block Editor: Support for breaking out of captions/citation authors by pressing enter on the following blocks: image, video, gallery, quote, and pullquote.
  • Fixed a bug where “Follow another site” was using the wrong steps in the “Grow Your Audience” Quick Start tour. 
  • Fix a bug where Quick Start completed tasks were not communicated to VoiceOver users.
  • aFixed a bug where the “Publish a post” Quick Start tour didn’t reflect the app’s new information architecture.

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. 14297 Verify you can search for and add GIFs through Media > Add > Free GIF Library and in the image block while editing.
  2. 14238 Verify animated gifs appear animated in image blocks in the editor and on the posts/pages list if the gif is 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..
  3. 14307 Go to My Site > Settings > Homepage Settings and select the Static Homepage option. Go to My Site > Site Pages, set the Homepage and Posts page for different pages by tapping the ... menu, verify the change is reflected on the web.
  4. 14234 Complete TC010 and TC011 from the Cover block test cases.
  5. 2241 Complete the 4 test cases noted for theme colors and gradients.
  6. 2352 Add a caption to an image block, tap enter at the end of the caption text, verify new paragraph block is inserted.
  7. 2371 Verify media uploads do not crash the app on page templates. See testing steps.
  8. 14260 Go to Me > App Settings, verify the default value is ‘system default’, change the value to light then dark verify the 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. appearance in the app updates accordingly. Force quit and re-open the app and verify the most recent setting selection is remembered.
  9. 14261 Change the device timezone to something different than the timezone in site settings. Publish a new post, go to Stats > Insights, and verify the time since the post was published is correct in the Latest Post Summary.
  10. 14276 Create a new site signup, select “Yes, Help Me” when prompted, go to Grow Your Audience > Follow other sites, verify that the indicator for the Reader appears in the right place, verify that the instructions make sense and can be followed.
  11. 14289 Enable VoiceOver on the device. In the app, go to My Sites, tap the Media button then two-finger swipe down to get VoiceOver to read, verify a description is given for the Next Steps section and the items within have 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) hints.

If you are able to complete the entire list above, please continue testing by looking at all the related PRs targeting WordPress-iOS 15.1 and gutenberg-mobile 1.30, 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! ❤️

+make.wordpress.org/test/

#15-1, #call-for-testing, #ios, #mobile

Call for Testing: WordPress for iOS 15.0

WordPress for iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. version 15.0 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.

ReleaseRelease A release is the distribution of the final version of an application. A software release may be either public or private and generally constitutes the initial or new generation of a new or upgraded application. A release is preceded by the distribution of alpha and then beta versions of the software. 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 block: Verse
  • Block Editor: TrashTrash Trash in WordPress is like the Recycle Bin on your PC or Trash in your Macintosh computer. Users with the proper permission level (administrators and editors) have the ability to delete a post, page, and/or comments. When you delete the item, it is moved to the trash folder where it will remain for 30 days. icon that is used to remove blocks is moved to the new menu reachable via ellipsis button in the block toolbar.
  • Block editor: Fix media upload progress when there’s no connection.
  • Block Editor: Add support for changing overlay color settings in Cover block.
  • Block Editor: Add enter/exit animation in FloatingToolbar.
  • Block Editor: Block toolbar can now collapse when the block width is smaller than the toolbar content.
  • Block Editor: Creating undo levels less frequently.
  • Block Editor: Tooltip for page template selection buttons.
  • Fixed a bug where taking a photo for your user gravatarGravatar Is an acronym for Globally Recognized Avatar. It is the avatar system managed by WordPress.com, and used within the WordPress software. https://gravatar.com/. got you stuck in the photo editing screen.
  • Block Editor: Fix merging of text blocks when text had active formatting (bold, italic, strike, link).
  • Block Editor: Fix button alignment in page templates and make strings consistent.
  • Block Editor: Add support for displaying radial gradients in Buttons and Cover blocks.
  • Reader: Updated card design.
  • My Site: (WP.com-only) Add support for setting the Homepage and Posts Page for a site. 

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. 21883 Create a new post, add a verse block, try to break it, complete 4 test cases. Publish the post and verify the content looks correct in Preview, View Site, Reader, and Reblogs.
  2. 2220 Open any post or page for editing, add a buttons block and add a few buttons into it, try all the options and verify the move options work, settings open, that you can remove buttons individually or the entire buttons block using the remove option in the ellipsis menu.
  3. 2220 Open any post or page for editing, add a buttons block, focus on the button that appears, verify you can see stacked options just below each individual button and that if the button expands enough you can see icons for move left, move right, and settings but otherwise those appear in the bottomsheet when the three dots are tapped.
  4. 14140 Open any post or page for editing, add any media block (Image, Video, Media & Text or Cover), turn on Airplane mode, tap on the block and upload a file, expect the block to display a retry message, turn off Airplane mode, tap on the block to retry the upload, verify the media is uploaded successfully without further errors even after closing and re-opening the app. Publish the post and verify the media displays correctly on the web.
  5. 22207 Open any post or page for editing, add a cover block, change the overlay color by picking a preselected color from the palette, add another cover block with a custom overlay color, add another cover block with a pre-selected gradient overlay color, publish the post and verify the content appears correctly in Preview, View Site, Reader, and Reblogs.
  6. 22146 Open any post or page for editing that contains nested blocks, verify that each time you select from root list block to nested block FloatingToolbar is pop ups with ease in animation on bottom, verify that each time you select from nested block to root list block FloatingToolbar is disappears with ease out animation.
  7. 22492 Open any post or page for editing, add a few test blocks, add or remove text to each block and verify undo/redo works as expected. See the PR for known issues.
  8. 21974 Create a new page, verify a tooltip appears for the page template picker that says “Try a starter layout”, verify the tooltip stays in place while scrolling through page template options, verify the tooltip fades out if you tap the title of the page, verify the tooltip goes away if you close and re-open the app.
  9. 2271 Create a new post or page, add a paragraph block, add some text, make some or all of the text bold or italic, add more text, move the cursor just after the style, press enter to split the paragraph, move the cursor to the middle of the styled text, start to tap the delete key, verify the styled characters are deleted and when getting to the start of the paragraph it’s merged with the previous one.
  10. 2314 Create a new page, apply each of the templates, and verify that the buttons are center aligned and that the following strings are consistent “Let’s build something together!” should have an exclamation mark at the end, and “Get in Touch” should have title case for each instance.
  11. 2266 On the web, create a new post or page, add several button and cover blocks, set a radial gradient background color for each one, save draft. In the app, open the post in the block editor, verify the radial gradients appear properly in the editor.
  12. 14160 Go to My Site > Profile (top right), take a new photo, tap “Use” verify you can crop and save the new photo and that it appears normally in the app even after you close and re-open it.
  13. 14185 Go to the Reader, tap on any section, verify the card content and design matches the the screenshots in 14185, verify that each Reader card action works as expected (save, reblog, comment, like).

If you are able to complete the entire list above, please continue testing by looking at all the related PRs targeting WordPress-iOS 15.0 and gutenberg-mobile 1.29, 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 won’t have rights to add them. Know that labels will be added by someone on the triage team. 👍
  • If you would like to send Activity Logs to help with debugging (this can be very useful!), you should first trigger the bug and then go to Profile > Help & Support > Activity Logs > Current and use the share icon at top right to copy the logs. Next, go to Help & Support > Contact Us, add a short note mentioning the bug report link, and paste the logs below the note. Please be aware Activity Logs may contain tokens which should not be shared publicly, and that’s why logs should be sent through the Contact Us form.

Thanks for testing! ❤️

+make.wordpress.org/test/

#15-0, #call-for-testing, #ios, #mobile

Call for Testing: WordPress for iOS 14.9

WordPress for iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. version 14.9 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.

ReleaseRelease A release is the distribution of the final version of an application. A software release may be either public or private and generally constitutes the initial or new generation of a new or upgraded application. A release is preceded by the distribution of alpha and then beta versions of the software. Notes

  • Streamlined navigation: now there are fewer and better organized tabs, posting shortcuts and more, so you can find what you need fast.
  • My Site: the “Add Posts and Pages” features has been moved. There is a new “Floating Action Button” in “My Site” that lets you create a new post or page without having to navigate to another screen.
  • My Site: the “Me” section has been moved. There is a new button on the top right of “My Site” that lets you access the “Me” section from there.
  • 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. with a tab bar that lets you quickly switch between sections, and filtering and settings panes to easily access and manage your favorite content.
  • You can now draw on images to annotate them using the Edit image feature in the post editor.
  • Support the superscript and subscript HTMLHTML HTML is an acronym for Hyper Text Markup Language. It is a markup language that is used in the development of web pages and websites. formatting on the 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 and Classic Editor.
  • Block editor: Support for the pullquote block.
  • Block editor: Fix the icons and buttons in Gallery, Paragraph, List and MediaText block on RTL mode.
  • Block editor: Update page templates to use new blocks.
  • Block editor: Fix a crash when uploading new videos on a video block.

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. 13320 Go to My Site and verify you can create and publish a new post and a new page using the new Floating Action Button (“+” at bottom right). Test from all three 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/, Jetpack, Self-hosted. Test in light and dark mode and verify the colors look correct.
  2. 14029 With a fresh install of the app, verify you can see a tool tip that says “Create a post or page” for the for the Floating Action Button (“+” at bottom right).
  3. 14090 Verify the “Create a post or page” tooltip for the Floating Action Button is hidden after five times navigating away and back from the My Site screen.
  4. 13319 Smoke test the “Me” (account profile) section which is now available at the top right of the “My Site” screen when the site picker is not active.
  5. 13582 Go to Reader > Manage (gear icon near top right) and verify you can add and remove tags and follow and unfollow sites. Verify the no results views look correct and work as expected. Test from a wordpress.com login, from a self-hosted only login, and while logged out.
  6. 13580 Go to the Reader and verify the tabs at the top display the expected content. The default tabs are called: Following, Discover, Likes, and Saved. You should see teams and list after that (note: lists are now deprecated but will still display if you had setup any in the past).
  7. 13581 Go to Reader > Following for an account where you have followed several tags and sites, try out different filtered views and verify you can see the correct filtered view.
  8. 14093 Create a new post, add an image block, add an image, tap the edit icon at the top right of the image, and test the drawing feature using the icon that looks like a pen at the top. Verify that the drawing tool works, undo/redo work in the same session, the changes are saved on exit, and that the changes made appear both in the draft and in the published post.
  9. 2226 Create a new post, add some text, go to More (three dots at top right) > Switch to HTML Mode, add some text, add tags for superscript and subscript around some of the text, go to More > Switch to Visual Mode and verify you can interact with the text and that it looks correct once published in View Site, the web, and the Reader.
  10. 21930 Create a new post, add a pullquote block, and try to break it.
  11. 2096 Create a post or open an existing post that contains buttons with colors, make changes to the button text and background colors using the app, publish or update the post, verify the colors appear correctly in the editor, previews, View Site, Reader, and the web.
  12. 2179 Create a new page, apply the “About” Page template, scroll through to ensure the content is using the blocks described here. Repeat the test for the “Blog” and “Services” page templates.
  13. 2205 Create a new post, add a video block, and verify each upload option works correctly. Publish the post and verify the content looks correct in the editor, previews, View Site, the web, Reader, and reblogs.
  14. 21502 Switch the device to an RTL language, verify the icons and buttons in Gallery, Paragraph, List, and Media Text blocks match with the screenshots showing in 21502.

If you are able to complete the entire list above, please continue testing by looking at all the related PRs targeting WordPress-iOS 14.9 and gutenberg-mobile 1.28, 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 won’t have rights to add them. Know that labels will be added by someone on the triage team. 👍
  • If you would like to send Activity Logs to help with debugging (this can be very useful!), you should first trigger the bug and then go to Profile > Help & Support > Activity Logs > Current and use the share icon at top right to copy the logs. Next, go to Help & Support > Contact Us, add a short note mentioning the bug report link, and paste the logs below the note. Please be aware Activity Logs may contain tokens which should not be shared publicly, and that’s why logs should be sent through the Contact Us form.

Thanks for testing! ❤️

+make.wordpress.org/test/

#14-9, #call-for-testing, #ios, #mobile

Call for Testing: WordPress for iOS 14.8

WordPress for iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. version 14.8 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.

ReleaseRelease A release is the distribution of the final version of an application. A software release may be either public or private and generally constitutes the initial or new generation of a new or upgraded application. A release is preceded by the distribution of alpha and then beta versions of the software. Notes

  • Login and Signup 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. has been updated to offer a more user-friendly experience.
  • 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: Buttons. From now you’ll be able to add the individual Button block only inside the Buttons block.
  • Block editor: Add support for upload options in Cover block.
  • Block editor: Prefill caption for image blocks when available on the Media library.
  • Block editor: Fix bug where whitespaces at start of text blocks were being removed.
  • Block editor: Fix Quote block so it visually reflects selected alignment.
  • Block editor: Fix bug where buttons in page templates were not rendering correctly on web.

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. 14035 Complete the sign up flow and verify the screen you see after a successful signup is the one shown in 14035. Change as many optional settings changes as you can during signup and verify each works as expected.
  2. 14035 Log in and verify the screen you see after a successful signup is the one shown in 14035.
  3. 1933 Create a new post or page and add the Buttons block. Complete the 22 test cases for the Buttons block.
  4. 1933 Try to think of a scenario that would break the buttons block and test it out. For example, try adding and removing buttons successively.
  5. 2190 Create a new page, apply one of the page templates (about, blog, portfolio, services, team), make some edits, publish the page, verify the button block on the page looks correct on the web.
  6. 2174 Create a new post, add a Cover block, test each of the upload options (Choose from device, Take a Photo, Take a Video, WordPress Media Library, Free Photo Library, Other Apps), and make sure each option works as expected.
  7. 2156 Go to Media, upload an image, and save a caption for that image. Create a new post, add the image from before, verify that if there was a caption saved in the media library that it is pre-filled when that image is added in the editor.
  8. 2127 Create a new post, add a text block such as the paragraph block, type some spaces, then tap the toolbar bold button and verify the cursor stays in place.
  9. 2127 Create a new post, add a paragraph or verse or pre-formatted block, type some spaces and then text, highlight the text portion, tap any of the formatting options on the menu at the bottom of the editor area, verify the whitespace does not get removed. Compare this to the web editor, does it work the same way?
  10. 2006 Create a new post, add several quote blocks with different alignments, publish the post, verify the alignments look correct in the editor, Reader, and web.
  11. 2118 Create a post or page, add a block that allows nested blocks (Columns, Buttons, Media & Text), navigate through the nested blocks and verify the FloatingToolbar is rendered at the bottom of the screen on iOS and that the Navigate-Up button is clickable.

If you are able to complete the entire list above, please continue testing by looking at all the related PRs targeting WordPress-iOS 14.8 and gutenberg-mobile 1.27, 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 won’t have rights to add them. Know that labels will be added by someone on the triage team. 👍
  • If you would like to send Activity Logs to help with debugging (this can be very useful!), you should first trigger the bug and then go to Profile > Help & Support > Activity Logs > Current and use the share icon at top right to copy the logs. Next, go to Help & Support > Contact Us, add a short note mentioning the bug report link, and paste the logs below the note. Please be aware Activity Logs may contain tokens which should not be shared publicly, and that’s why logs should be sent through the Contact Us form.

Thanks for testing! ❤️

+make.wordpress.org/test/

#14-8, #call-for-testing, #ios, #mobile

Call for Testing: WordPress for iOS 14.7

WordPress for iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. version 14.7 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 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.

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:

  1. 13812 Create a new post, tap Publish, change the post date to something in the past or future, change the visibility, add tags, tap “Publish Now”.
    1. Test in portrait and landscape.
    2. Try to break the flow.
    3. Update More > Post Settings and verify the changes are reflected in the Publish bottom sheet.
    4. Change the publish date more than once.
    5. Change the publish date when the device timezone is set to something very different from the site timezone.
    6. Test from 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.
    7. Test from a Jetpack site.
    8. Test from a Self-hosted site.
    9. Verify all changes you make take effect once the post has been published.
  2. 1661 Create a new post, add the columns block, try to break it.
    1. Complete the columns block test cases.
    2. Make sure the final published content looks good when viewed in the Reader, View Site, and on desktop browsers.
  3. 18564 Create a post, add a column block, add new blocks using the appender in the block as well as using the (+) at bottom left and confirm both work independently as expected.
  4. 2114 Create a new page using the blog page template. Customize the page and publish it. Make sure it looks good in View Site, mobile web, and on desktop browsers.
  5. 2123 Start a new page and make sure you can see the page template picker buttons even when in landscape mode (you may need to dismiss the keyboard to see them depending on the device size).
  6. 2086 Create a new page, select a page template so you see the template preview, rotate the device while looking at a page template before applying it and then edit or rotate back and confirm the app does not crash..
  7. 13926 Go to My Site, select a site, verify the headerHeader The header of your site is typically the first thing people will experience. The masthead or header art located across the top of your page is part of the look and feel of your website. It can influence a visitor’s opinion about your content and you/ your organization’s brand. It may also look different on different screen sizes. title is “My Site”, select a different site, verify the header title stays as “My Site”.
  8. 13904 Log in using the “entering your site address” option from as many places you can find. Here are 3 examples:
    1. Log out, tap “Log in”, tap the “entering your site address” link text, confirm you are navigated to a screen that asks for the site address.
    2. Log out, tap “Log in”, tap “Continue with WordPress.com”, tap the “entering your site address” link text, confirm you are navigated to a screen that asks for the site address.
    3. Log in with any method, go to Switch Site > + > Add self-hosted site, confirm you are navigated to a screen that asks for the site address.

If you are able to complete the entire list above, please continue testing by looking at the related PRs targeting WordPress-iOS 14.7 and gutenberg-mobile 1.26. Test 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 won’t have rights to add them. Know that labels will be added by someone on the triage team. 👍
  • If you would like to send Activity Logs to help with debugging (this can be very useful!), you should first trigger the bug and then go to Profile > Help & Support > Activity Logs > Current and use the share icon at top right to copy the logs. Next, go to Help & Support > Contact Us, add a short note mentioning the bug report link, and paste the logs below the note. Please be aware Activity Logs may contain tokens which should not be shared publicly, and that’s why logs should be sent through the Contact Us form.

Thanks for testing! ❤️

#14-7, #call-for-testing, #ios, #mobile

Call for Testing: WordPress for iOS 14.6

WordPress for iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. version 14.6 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.

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.
  • If you are comfortable testing in a language other than English, please feel free to test in that language.

To test:

  1. 2034 Create a new post, add a cover 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., try to break it. Also see test cases.
  2. 1990 Create a new post, add a heading block, check that alignment options are visible on the block toolbar and work correctly, check that changing 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. size works correctly.
  3. 2076 Change alignment options in the Heading, Paragraph, Image, and MediaText blocks. Verify that they look correct in View Site and on the web in various screen sizes.
  4. 2042 Add a group block, create some nested structure, navigate through the blocks, expect that unselected blocks do not get dimmed when navigating the block hierarchy.
  5. 13624 (iPhone X and up) View the Notifications screen in landscape orientation, verify that content and navigation elements are not hidden under the notch (example).
  6. 13749 Go to the Reader, find a post with no comments, tap the comment icon, notice the no results view with “Be the first to leave a comment” showing, tap the reply field, type @ to display a selector for user mentions and verify you can select users from the selector. Note: best tested from a site with multiple users.
  7. 13753 Access all the tabs on Site Pages and verify the post dates appear and that the app does not crash.
  8. 13796 (iOS 13+) Check that post previews now show as fullscreen. Try previews from Blog Posts, Site Pages, the Post or Page Published/Updated notice, from the block editor, or in Spotlight. Test iPhone and iPad.
  9. 13809 Add an image using the “Other Apps” option and verify a Cancel button is present, uses the same color, and works even when switching back and forth between “Recents” and “Browse”. Test from the block editor, the classic editor, and the Media section in the app.
  10. 13808 (iOS 12) Go to My Sites and tap the Posts Quick Action button (at the top) several times rapidly on an iPad running iOS 12 and verify the app does not crash.
  11. 13805 Go to Reader and open any post, switch between light & dark modes, verify the area around the image and title is updated properly (example).
  12. 13793 On a slow network, go to Stats > any period (Days, Weeks, Months, Years), toggle light/dark mode while the ghost (placeholder) animation is displayed, verify the date bar, chart, and stats rows update properly.

You can find all other changes/fixes and details in the related PRs targeting WordPress-iOS 14.6 and gutenberg-mobile 1.25.

Where to Report

  • WordPress-iOS on GitHub for non-block-editor issues.
  • gutenberg-mobile on GitHub for block editor issues.
  • This post for questions, feedback, or issues you’re not sure how to report in GitHub.

Instructions for Reporting Issues

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

Thanks for testing! ❤️

#14-6, #call-for-testing, #ios, #mobile

Call for Testing: WordPress for iOS 14.5

WordPress for iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. version 14.5 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.

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.
  • If you are comfortable testing in a language other than English, please feel free to test in that language.

To test:

  1. 1931 Open any post or page, add a Latest Posts 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., verify that tapping on the gear icon opens block settings, save and publish the post or page, verify the updates show on the web (mobile and desktop), re-open the post for editing from the web (mobile or desktop), change each setting, verify from another platform (mobile or desktop) that the settings were updated and are reflected on the published post and drafts as expected.
  2. 1987 Create a new page, notice there are five new starter page templates, tap each one and modify the content for each template and publish. Try from portrait and landscape mode. Does the page template behave as expected? Please be aware of known issues in 2012 and 2013 which are already in progress for a future releaseRelease A release is the distribution of the final version of an application. A software release may be either public or private and generally constitutes the initial or new generation of a new or upgraded application. A release is preceded by the distribution of alpha and then beta versions of the software..
  3. 1953 Add a quote block to any post or page and verify the left border is visible in Dark Mode.
  4. 1964 Go to https://automattic.com/work-with-us/, copy the first part of the page (from Work With Us until the end of the Coming on board paragraph), paste into any post or page using the block editor, check that all blocks are created and the app does not crash. Try with the content of at least one other web page of your choice that has HTMLHTML HTML is an acronym for Hyper Text Markup Language. It is a markup language that is used in the development of web pages and websites. including wrapped images.
  5. 13591 Create a new draft, back date it to publish in the past, check that the status line on the Post Settings > Publish screen says the post “was” published if the date is set to something in the past and make sure the past date in Post Settings shows “Scheduled” instead of “Published”.
  6. 13668 Set your site timezone to a timezone earlier than the device timezone (i.e. site timezone PST and device timezone EST or site timezone Denver and device timezone Melbourne), create a new post go to More > Post Settings and change the publish date (including the month), verify the date at the top right on the calendar reflects the date selected in the calendar, then in the Post Settings when you leave the calendar. Publish the post and verify the publish date remains correct.
  7. Various While in Dark Mode, browse various areas of the app and make sure the 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. elements look correct. Areas to pay close attention to: Login, Stats, Search, Media Picker, Reader Comments.
  8. 13645 Go to Reader, search for a post and open it, change to landscape view, verify the search bar and the toolbar at the bottom of posts both extend to the full width of the landscape view. Verify both still look correct and work properly after switching back to portrait view.
  9. 13685 Go to any comment in Notifications or Reader or the Comments section, start a comment reply, use the arrow to expand the comment to full screen, tap @ to select another user from the same site, verify the user can be selected and that they receive a push notification as expected (note: they must have notifications settings turned on).
  10. 13665 Log in and verify you see that the “Send Email” option shows a tip about checking the spam/junk folder if needed, verify the login works as expected. Log out and complete the signup flow and verify the tip is shown in that flow and that signup is working normally.
  11. 11420 Test the signup, site creation, and login flows. Watch for any visual issues or blockers.

You can find all other changes/fixes and details in the related PRs targeting WordPress-iOS 14.5 and gutenberg-mobile 1.24.

Where to Report

  • WordPress-iOS on GitHub for non-block-editor issues.
  • gutenberg-mobile on GitHub for block editor issues.
  • This post for questions, feedback, or issues you’re not sure how to report in GitHub.

Instructions for Reporting Issues

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

Thanks for testing! ❤️

#14-5, #call-for-testing, #ios, #mobile

Call for Testing: WordPress for iOS 14.4

WordPress for iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. version 14.4 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.

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.
  • If you are comfortable testing in a language other than English, please feel free to test in that language.

To test:

  1. 13351 Create a new draft, go to the Posts List, re-open the draft, go to More > Post Settings, tap “Publish Immediately”. Check that it says “Publish” and not “Published” and that it says “Immediately” instead of showing a date and time.
  2. Browse different areas of the app and try to uncover any screens that load too slowly.

You can find all other changes/fixes and details in the related PRs targeting WordPress-iOS 14.4 and gutenberg-mobile 1.24.

Where to Report

  • WordPress-iOS on GitHub for non-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 issues.
  • gutenberg-mobile on GitHub for block editor issues.
  • This post for questions, feedback, or issues you’re not sure how to report in GitHub.

Instructions for Reporting Issues

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

Thanks for testing! ❤️

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