Call for Testing: WordPress for iOS 16.3

WordPress for iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. version 16.3 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.

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
    • Adding support for selecting different unit of value in Cover and Columns blocks [#26161]
    • Button block – Add link picker to the block settings [#26206]
    • Fix theme colors syncing with the editor [#26821]
  • Site Creation
    • Adds an option to pick a home page design when creating a WordPress.comWordPress.com An online implementation of WordPress code that lets you immediately access a new WordPress environment to publish your content. WordPress.com is a private company owned by Automattic that hosts the largest multisite in the world. This is arguably the best place to start blogging if you have never touched WordPress before. https://wordpress.com/ site. [multiple PRs]
  • Removed newReaderNavigation feature flag
    • There should be no functional changes, so just smoke test the Reader and all the filters to ensure they behave as expected.
      Note: there is an existing issue with unsaving posts from the Saved filterFilter Filters are one of the two types of Hooks https://codex.wordpress.org/Plugin_API/Hooks. They provide a way for functions to modify data of other functions. They are the counterpart to Actions. Unlike Actions, filters are meant to work in an isolated manner, and should never have side effects such as affecting global variables and output.. [#15382]
  • Bug Fixes:
    • Fixed an issue where `tel:` and `mailto:` links weren’t launching actions in the webview found in Reader > post > more > Visit. [#15310]
    • Reader bug fix: tapping a telephone, sms or email link in a detail post in Reader will now respond with the correct action. [#15307]
    • My Site > Settings > Start Over. Correcting a translation error in the detailed instructions on the Start Over view. [#15358]

Test Setup

  • 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.

What Testing is Most Needed

  1. Site Creation 🙏 please see Release Notes and many linked PRs above.
  2. Reader – smoke testing, general use and navigation.
  3. Dogfooding – After reading the list of changes (especially the Block Editor, Site Creation and Reader notes), create content and use our features! Discover new blogs in the Reader and follow/unfollow topics you are interested in. Share everything you think is worth sharing. Opinions, ideas, frustrations, likes….leave it all in the comments!

You can also check out all of the updates that went into this release: WordPress-iOS 16.3gutenberg-mobile 1.42

Where to Report

Please report bugs in GitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can can easily be shared, copied and modified by other developers. Public repositories are free to host, private repositories require a paid subscription. GitHub introduced the concept of the ‘pull request’ where code changes done in branches by contributors can be reviewed and discussed before being merged be the repository owner. https://github.com/ at WordPress-iOS or gutenberg-mobile (for block editor issues) if you are comfortable doing so or add a comment to this post if you have any questions, feedback, or issues you’re not sure how to report.

Instructions for Reporting Issues

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

/hat tip @meaghanthompson for providing the Release Notes and Most Needed Testing sections.

Thanks for testing! 

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

Call for Testing: WordPress for Android 16.3

WordPress for Android version 16.3-rc-2 is available for testing on the BetaBeta A pre-release of software that is given out to a large group of users to trial under real conditions. Beta versions have gone through alpha testing in-house and are generally fairly close in look, feel and function to the final product; however, design changes often occur as part of the process. channel. You can ask to join the Beta Program at Android App Testing on Google Play. Once you have been accepted, click the “Become a Tester” button at the same link.

Bugs & Feedback

If you find a bug or want to share a feature request after testing, you can comment on this post, pingPing The act of sending a very small amount of data to an end point. Ping is used in computer science to illicit a response from a target server to test it’s connection. Ping is also a term used by Slack users to @ someone or send them a direct message (DM). Users might say something along the lines of “Ping me when the meeting starts.” one of us in the #mobile room on WordPress.org Slack, or head straight GitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can can easily be shared, copied and modified by other developers. Public repositories are free to host, private repositories require a paid subscription. GitHub introduced the concept of the ‘pull request’ where code changes done in branches by contributors can be reviewed and discussed before being merged be the repository owner. https://github.com/ and open an issue—please see “Where to Report” below.

Release Notes

  • Stories: New feature for WordPress.comWordPress.com An online implementation of WordPress code that lets you immediately access a new WordPress environment to publish your content. WordPress.com is a private company owned by Automattic that hosts the largest multisite in the world. This is arguably the best place to start blogging if you have never touched WordPress before. https://wordpress.com/ and Jetpack sites: Use photos and videos to create engaging and tappable fullscreen slideshows. [13459]
  • Site Creation: Adds an option to pick a home page design when creating a WordPress.com site. [13409]
  • BlockBlock Block is the abstract term used to describe units of markup that, composed together, form the content or layout of a webpage using the WordPress editor. The idea combines concepts of what in the past may have achieved with shortcodes, custom HTML, and embed discovery into a single consistent API and user experience. Editor: Adding support for selecting different unit of value in Cover and Columns blocks. [26161]
  • Block Editor: Button block – Add link picker to the block settings. [26206]
  • Reader: introduced a Follow/Unfollow button in comments screen to follow a post conversation and get notified by e-mail. Not supported for self-hosted sites not Jetpack connected. [13473]

What to Test

To prepare:

  • Go to Account > App Settings > Privacy settings and turn on the “Collect information” and “Crash reports” options.
  • Go to My Site > Settings > Use Block Editor to enable the block editor for new posts.
  • Switch to Dark Theme when testing Android 9.0+ devices. On the device, go to Settings > Display > Advanced > Device theme and choose “Dark”.
  • If you are comfortable testing in a language other than English, please test in that language.

To test:

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

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

Where to Report

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

Instructions for Reporting Issues

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

Thanks for testing! ❤️

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

Call for Testing: WordPress for iOS 16.2

WordPress for iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. version 16.2 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.

Release Notes

  • Jetpack Settings Section – Added quick and easy access for all the Jetpack features (Stats, Activity Log, Jetpack and Settings) [#15287]
  • Support contact email: fixed issue that prevented non-alpha characters from being entered. [#15210]
  • Support contact information prompt: fixed issue that could cause the app to crash when entering email address. [#15210]
  • Fixed an issue where comments viewed in the Reader would always be italicized. (#15259)

Release notes source: WordPress-iOS/RELEASE-NOTES.txt
Updates that went into this release: WordPress-iOS 16.2gutenberg-mobile 1.41

Test Setup:

  • 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.

What to Test

  • General use of the app – Create/ Edit and Delete content, use the Reader, Discover new blogs and like/comment on posts!
  • Jetpack Settings section on a site with Jetpack installed

Where to Report

  • WordPress-iOS on 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/ 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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#16-2, #call-for-testing, #ios, #mobile, #wordpress-for-ios, #wordpress-mobile

Call for Testing: WordPress for Android 16.2

WordPress for Android version 16.2-rc-1 is available for testing on the BetaBeta A pre-release of software that is given out to a large group of users to trial under real conditions. Beta versions have gone through alpha testing in-house and are generally fairly close in look, feel and function to the final product; however, design changes often occur as part of the process. channel. You can ask to join the Beta Program at Android App Testing on Google Play. Once you have been accepted, click the “Become a Tester” button at the same link.

Bugs & Feedback

If you find a bug or want to share a feature request after testing, you can comment on this post, pingPing The act of sending a very small amount of data to an end point. Ping is used in computer science to illicit a response from a target server to test it’s connection. Ping is also a term used by Slack users to @ someone or send them a direct message (DM). Users might say something along the lines of “Ping me when the meeting starts.” one of us in the #mobile room on WordPress.org Slack, or head straight GitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can can easily be shared, copied and modified by other developers. Public repositories are free to host, private repositories require a paid subscription. GitHub introduced the concept of the ‘pull request’ where code changes done in branches by contributors can be reviewed and discussed before being merged be the repository owner. https://github.com/ and open an issue—please see “Where to Report” below.

Release Notes

  • BlockBlock Block is the abstract term used to describe units of markup that, composed together, form the content or layout of a webpage using the WordPress editor. The idea combines concepts of what in the past may have achieved with shortcodes, custom HTML, and embed discovery into a single consistent API and user experience. Editor: Faster editor start and overall operation. [2780]
  • Block Editor: Enable multiple upload support for Image block. [2530]
  • Posts List: fixed bug that prevented showing the Featured ImageFeatured image A featured image is the main image used on your blog archive page and is pulled when the post or page is shared on social media. The image can be used to display in widget areas on your site or in a summary list of posts. of a post for pure self-hosted sites. [13323]
  • Media picker: New media picker is now used in all the places where the user selects any kind of file (featured image, site icon, user icon, in posts or media library) except stories. [13368]

What to Test

To prepare:

  • Go to Account > App Settings > Privacy settings and turn on the “Collect information” and “Crash reports” options.
  • Go to My Site > Settings > Use Block Editor to enable the block editor for new posts.
  • Switch to Dark Theme when testing Android 9.0+ devices. On the device, go to Settings > Display > Advanced > Device theme and choose “Dark”.
  • If you are comfortable testing in a language other than English, please test in that language.

To test:

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

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

Where to Report

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

Instructions for Reporting Issues

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

Thanks for testing! ❤️

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

Call for Testing: WordPress for Android 16.1

WordPress for Android version 16.1-rc-1 is available for testing on the BetaBeta A pre-release of software that is given out to a large group of users to trial under real conditions. Beta versions have gone through alpha testing in-house and are generally fairly close in look, feel and function to the final product; however, design changes often occur as part of the process. channel. You can ask to join the Beta Program at Android App Testing on Google Play. Once you have been accepted, click the “Become a Tester” button at the same link.

Bugs & Feedback

If you find a bug or want to share a feature request after testing, you can comment on this post, pingPing The act of sending a very small amount of data to an end point. Ping is used in computer science to illicit a response from a target server to test it’s connection. Ping is also a term used by Slack users to @ someone or send them a direct message (DM). Users might say something along the lines of “Ping me when the meeting starts.” one of us in the #mobile room on WordPress.org Slack, or head straight GitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can can easily be shared, copied and modified by other developers. Public repositories are free to host, private repositories require a paid subscription. GitHub introduced the concept of the ‘pull request’ where code changes done in branches by contributors can be reviewed and discussed before being merged be the repository owner. https://github.com/ and open an issue—please see “Where to Report” below.

Release Notes

  • BlockBlock Block is the abstract term used to describe units of markup that, composed together, form the content or layout of a webpage using the WordPress editor. The idea combines concepts of what in the past may have achieved with shortcodes, custom HTML, and embed discovery into a single consistent API and user experience. Editor: Adds new option to select from a variety of predefined page templates when creating a new page for a GutenbergGutenberg The Gutenberg project is the new Editor Interface for WordPress. The editor improves the process and experience of creating new content, making writing rich content much simpler. It uses ‘blocks’ to add richness rather than shortcodes, custom HTML etc. https://wordpress.org/gutenberg/ site. [multiple PRs]

What to Test

To prepare:

  • Go to Account > App Settings > Privacy settings and turn on the “Collect information” and “Crash reports” options.
  • Go to My Site > Settings > Use Block Editor to enable the block editor for new posts.
  • Switch to Dark Theme when testing Android 9.0+ devices. On the device, go to Settings > Display > Advanced > Device theme and choose “Dark”.
  • If you are comfortable testing in a language other than English, please test in that language.

To test:

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

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

Where to Report

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

Instructions for Reporting Issues

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

Thanks for testing! ❤️

+make.wordpress.org/test/

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

Call for Testing: WordPress for Android 16.0

WordPress for Android version 16.0-rc-1 is available for testing on the BetaBeta A pre-release of software that is given out to a large group of users to trial under real conditions. Beta versions have gone through alpha testing in-house and are generally fairly close in look, feel and function to the final product; however, design changes often occur as part of the process. channel. You can ask to join the Beta Program at Android App Testing on Google Play. Once you have been accepted, click the “Become a Tester” button at the same link.

Bugs & Feedback

If you find a bug or want to share a feature request after testing, you can comment on this post, pingPing The act of sending a very small amount of data to an end point. Ping is used in computer science to illicit a response from a target server to test it’s connection. Ping is also a term used by Slack users to @ someone or send them a direct message (DM). Users might say something along the lines of “Ping me when the meeting starts.” one of us in the #mobile room on WordPress.org Slack, or head straight GitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can can easily be shared, copied and modified by other developers. Public repositories are free to host, private repositories require a paid subscription. GitHub introduced the concept of the ‘pull request’ where code changes done in branches by contributors can be reviewed and discussed before being merged be the repository owner. https://github.com/ and open an issue—please see “Where to Report” below.

Release Notes

  • Reader: The new redesigned Reader detail shows your post as beautiful as ever. And if you add a featured imageFeatured image A featured image is the main image used on your blog archive page and is pulled when the post or page is shared on social media. The image can be used to display in widget areas on your site or in a summary list of posts. it would be twice as beautiful! [13151]
  • Reader: Allow users to access Reader even when they do not follow any tags/topics. [13146]
  • BlockBlock Block is the abstract term used to describe units of markup that, composed together, form the content or layout of a webpage using the WordPress editor. The idea combines concepts of what in the past may have achieved with shortcodes, custom HTML, and embed discovery into a single consistent API and user experience. Editor: Full-width and wide alignment support for Video, Latest-posts, Gallery, Media & text, and Pullquote block. [2605]
  • Block Editor: Fix unsupported block bottom sheet is triggered when device is rotated. [2710]
  • Block Editor: Unsupported Block Editor: Fixed issue when cannot view or interact with the classic block on Jetpack site. [2709]
  • Stats: Added the possibility to report and unreport a referrer as spam. [13047]

What to Test

To prepare:

  • Go to Account > App Settings > Privacy settings and turn on the “Collect information” and “Crash reports” options.
  • Go to My Site > Settings > Use Block Editor to enable the block editor for new posts.
  • Switch to Dark Theme when testing Android 9.0+ devices for this release. On the device, go to Settings > Display > Advanced > Device theme and choose “Dark”.
  • If you are comfortable testing in a language other than English, please test in that language.

To test:

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

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

Where to Report

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

Instructions for Reporting Issues

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

Thanks for testing! ❤️

+make.wordpress.org/test/

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

Call for Testing: WordPress for Android 15.9

WordPress for Android version 15.9-rc-1 is available for testing on the BetaBeta A pre-release of software that is given out to a large group of users to trial under real conditions. Beta versions have gone through alpha testing in-house and are generally fairly close in look, feel and function to the final product; however, design changes often occur as part of the process. channel. You can ask to join the Beta Program at Android App Testing on Google Play. Once you have been accepted, click the “Become a Tester” button at the same link.

Bugs & Feedback

If you find a bug or want to share a feature request after testing, you can comment on this post, pingPing The act of sending a very small amount of data to an end point. Ping is used in computer science to illicit a response from a target server to test it’s connection. Ping is also a term used by Slack users to @ someone or send them a direct message (DM). Users might say something along the lines of “Ping me when the meeting starts.” one of us in the #mobile room on WordPress.org Slack, or head straight GitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can can easily be shared, copied and modified by other developers. Public repositories are free to host, private repositories require a paid subscription. GitHub introduced the concept of the ‘pull request’ where code changes done in branches by contributors can be reviewed and discussed before being merged be the repository owner. https://github.com/ and open an issue—please see “Where to Report” below.

Release Notes

  • BlockBlock Block is the abstract term used to describe units of markup that, composed together, form the content or layout of a webpage using the WordPress editor. The idea combines concepts of what in the past may have achieved with shortcodes, custom HTML, and embed discovery into a single consistent API and user experience. Editor: On Jetpack connected sites, Unsupported Block Editor can be enabled via enabling Jetpack SSO setting directly from within the missing block alert.
  • Block Editor: Add support for selecting user’s post when configuring the link.
  • Block Editor: Added expected double tap for focus behavior for text fields in accessibilityAccessibility Accessibility (commonly shortened to a11y) refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design ensures both “direct access” (i.e. unassisted) and “indirect access” meaning compatibility with a person’s assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accessibility) mode.
  • Improved My Site layout on devices with big screens.

What to Test

To prepare:

  • Go to Account > App Settings > Privacy settings and turn on the “Collect information” and “Crash reports” options.
  • Go to My Site > Settings > Use Block Editor to enable the block editor for new posts.
  • Switch to Dark Theme when testing Android 9.0+ devices for this release. On the device, go to Settings > Display > Advanced > Device theme and choose “Dark”.
  • If you are comfortable testing in a language other than English, please test in that language.

To test:

  1. 12990 On a WordPress.comWordPress.com An online implementation of WordPress code that lets you immediately access a new WordPress environment to publish your content. WordPress.com is a private company owned by Automattic that hosts the largest multisite in the world. This is arguably the best place to start blogging if you have never touched WordPress before. https://wordpress.com/ simple site, add an unsupported block. In the app, tap on the unsupported block to open the Unsupported Block Editor and try to break it.
  2. 13011 On a WordPress.com Business site with plugins installed, add an unsupported block. In the app, tap on the unsupported block to open the Unsupported Block Editor and try to break it.
  3. 24476 On a Jetpack site, add an unsupported block. In the app, tap on the unsupported block to open the Unsupported Block Editor and try to break it.
  4. 2484 Create a new post, add a link by selecting a published post from the same blog. Try editing the link to select a different post from the same blog. Verify that the link search works as expected.
  5. 927 Enable TalkBack by long-pressing both the volume up & down key at the same time. Verify that tapping content in the block editor activates the cursor and the instructions read aloud are correct.
  6. 13026 Verify that the My Site layout matches the designs at 13026 on a tablet.

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

Where to Report

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

Instructions for Reporting Issues

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

Thanks for testing! ❤️

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

Call for Testing: WordPress for iOS 15.9


WordPress for iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. version 15.9 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 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

  • BlockBlock Block is the abstract term used to describe units of markup that, composed together, form the content or layout of a webpage using the WordPress editor. The idea combines concepts of what in the past may have achieved with shortcodes, custom HTML, and embed discovery into a single consistent API and user experience. Editor:
    • On Jetpack connected sites, Unsupported Block Editor can be enabled via enabling Jetpack SSO setting directly from within the missing block alert. #14880
    • Add support for selecting user’s post when configuring the link #2484
    • Increase tap-target of primary action on unsupported blocks. #2608
  • Fixed an issue that caused page editor to become an invisible overlay. #15012 and #14674
  • Fixed issue that caused duplicate views to be displayed when requesting a login link. #14975
  • Reader: Fixed an issue that resulted in no action when tapping a link with an anchor. #15027

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. There is a new flow for adding a link! Try it out!
  2. Open 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 editor and add an unsupported block. Try to click on unsupported block surface and the options sheet should be presented.
  3. Move the app to the background with the editor open. Bring it back to the foreground and verify everything looks as it should.
  4. On the password login, tap the login link button. After you see “Check your email”, go back. Verify you can tap the button again.
  5. On the password login, repeatedly tap the login link button and verify “Check your email” is only displayed once.
  6. Open a post that has anchors to other areas in the same post, example: https://emilylaguna.wordpress.com/2020/09/30/anchor-2/ and scroll to the anchor. Tap on it and you should be brought to the location in the post for that anchor.
  7. Open a post with a link to a post with an anchor in the reader, example URLURL A specific web address of a website or web page on the Internet, such as a website’s URL www.wordpress.orghttps://emilylaguna.wordpress.com/2020/09/30/anchor-1/ and tap on the link. If it’s a WP.com post you should be directed to the post in the app, and sent to the anchor once the post loads

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

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

Mobile Team Update – October 6th

WordPress iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. and Android version 15.9 is available for testing. Sign up here to join 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. program on iOS or follow this link on your Android device, tap on Become a beta tester.

Highlights for the last two weeks:

  • 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: We have more reliable editor release automation scripts and we’ve improved several block settings.
  • Full Site Editing: We fixed a bug when duplicating the image block, fixed removing an invalid image from a gallery, and fixed a crash when using the color palette. 
  • Infrastructure: We worked on improvements to how we do modularization on WordPress Android.

#mobile

Call for Testing: WordPress for iOS 15.8

WordPress for iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. version 15.8 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 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

  • Support for full-width and wide alignment for the Group, Cover, and Image blocks (with support for more blocks to come).
  • Love rounded corners on your images? We’ve also added support for the Rounded style in the Image 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..
  • Some people may have experienced a misbehaving toolbar when adding a new block, but we’ve fixed this issue.
  • We also noticed that in Image Preview, images were not positioned correctly after changing device orientation, but this has been addressed, too.

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. Full width / wide alignment options. For the first iteration, it will support only some blocks: GroupCover, and Image block. Check all alignment options for the supported blocks.. View changes on Reader.
  2. Edit an image and choose ‘Rounded’. Undo/ Redo. View on Reader. Try with different file types and image sizes.
  3. With the cursor in an empty block, tap the return key until the screen fills up and block is at the bottom of the screen. Toolbar should not have a gap between it and keyboard, should look the same as when you hit enter in an article with a single or few paragraph blocks.
  4. Preview an image in Reader or in the Media feature in different orientations and verify it remains in the same location.

Updates that went into this release: WordPress-iOS 15.8gutenberg-mobile 1.38.

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