Call for Testing: WordPress for Android 17.6

WordPress for Android version 17.6-rc-1 is available for testing on the BetaBeta A pre-release of software that is given out to a large group of users to trial under real conditions. Beta versions have gone through alpha testing in-house and are generally fairly close in look, feel and function to the final product; however, design changes often occur as part of the process. channel. You can ask to join the Beta Program at Android App Testing on Google Play. Once you have been accepted, click the “Become a Tester” button at the same link.

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: Audio block now available on WP.com sites on the free plan. [/pull/3523]
  • Block Editor: “Set as featured” button within image block settings. [pull/3116]
  • Disables the ability to open the editor for Post Pages. [14523]

What Testing is Most Needed

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

Test Setup

  • Go to Account > App Settings > Privacy settings and turn on the “Collect information” and “Crash reports” options.
  • Go to My Site > Settings > Use Block Editor to enable the block editor for new posts.
  • If you are comfortable testing in a language other than English, please test in that language.

Updates that went into this release: WordPress-Android 17.6 and gutenberg-mobile 1.55.

Where to Report

Please report bugs in GitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can can easily be shared, copied and modified by other developers. Public repositories are free to host, private repositories require a paid subscription. GitHub introduced the concept of the ‘pull request’ where code changes done in branches by contributors can be reviewed and discussed before being merged be the repository owner. https://github.com/ at WordPress-Android or gutenberg-mobile (for block editor issues) if you are comfortable doing so. 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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#android, #call-for-testing, #mobile

Call for Testing: WordPress for Android 17.5

WordPress for Android version 17.5-rc-1 is available for testing on the BetaBeta A pre-release of software that is given out to a large group of users to trial under real conditions. Beta versions have gone through alpha testing in-house and are generally fairly close in look, feel and function to the final product; however, design changes often occur as part of the process. channel. You can ask to join the Beta Program at Android App Testing on Google Play. Once you have been accepted, click the “Become a Tester” button at the same link.

Release Notes

  • Reusable 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.: Existing reusable blocks can now be added to posts & pages. [3490]
  • Audio block: Add Insert from URLURL A specific web address of a website or web page on the Internet, such as a website’s URL www.wordpress.org functionality. [3031]
  • Block Editor: Slash command to insert new blocks. [3250]
  • Block Editor: Add reusable blocks to the block inserter menu. [3054]
  • What Testing is Most Needed

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

    Test Setup

    • Go to Account > App Settings > Privacy settings and turn on the “Collect information” and “Crash reports” options.
    • Go to My Site > Settings > Use Block Editor to enable the block editor for new posts.
    • If you are comfortable testing in a language other than English, please test in that language.

    Updates that went into this release: WordPress-Android 17.5 and gutenberg-mobile 1.54.

    Where to Report

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

    Instructions for Reporting Issues

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

    Thanks for testing! ❤️

    +make.wordpress.org/test/

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

    Call for Testing: WordPress for Android 17.4

    WordPress for Android version 17.4-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.

    Release Notes

    • Stories: Improved reliability of retrying slides that failed to upload. [14579]
    • Story 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.: Adding story block from block editor now opens media picker first. [14588]
    • Stories: Fixed story preview rendering in the Reader. [14656]

    What Testing is Most Needed

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

    Test Setup

    • Go to Account > App Settings > Privacy settings and turn on the “Collect information” and “Crash reports” options.
    • Go to My Site > Settings > Use Block Editor to enable the block editor for new posts.
    • If you are comfortable testing in a language other than English, please test in that language.

    Updates that went into this release: WordPress-Android 17.4 and gutenberg-mobile 1.53.

    Where to Report

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

    Instructions for Reporting Issues

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

    Thanks for testing! ❤️

    +make.wordpress.org/test/

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

    Call for Testing: WordPress for Android 17.3

    WordPress for Android version 17.3-rc-1 is available for testing on the BetaBeta A pre-release of software that is given out to a large group of users to trial under real conditions. Beta versions have gone through alpha testing in-house and are generally fairly close in look, feel and function to the final product; however, design changes often occur as part of the process. channel. You can ask to join the Beta Program at Android App Testing on Google Play. Once you have been accepted, click the “Become a Tester” button at the same link.

    Release Notes

    • 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: Search Block [3210]
    • Block Editor: The media upload options of the Image, Video and Gallery block automatically opens when the respective block is inserted. [2700]
    • Block Editor: Image block: Add a “featured” banner [3371]
    • Block Editor: The media upload options of the File and Audio block automatically opens when the respective block is inserted. [3399]
    • Block Editor: Remove visual feedback from non-interactive bottom-sheet cell sections [3404]
    • Likes Enhancements: the full list of people who liked a post or comment is now shown in notifications and reader post detail. A user profile bottom sheet shows info about a liker. [14563]
    • Comments: Updated look of comments list. [14417]

    What Testing is Most Needed

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

    Test Setup

    • Go to Account > App Settings > Privacy settings and turn on the “Collect information” and “Crash reports” options.
    • Go to My Site > Settings > Use Block Editor to enable the block editor for new posts.
    • If you are comfortable testing in a language other than English, please test in that language.

    Updates that went into this release: WordPress-Android 17.3 and gutenberg-mobile 1.52.

    Where to Report

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

    Instructions for Reporting Issues

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

    Thanks for testing! ❤️

    +make.wordpress.orgWordPress.org The community site where WordPress code is created and shared by the users. This is where you can download the source code for WordPress core, plugins and themes as well as the central location for community conversations and organization. https://wordpress.org//test/

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

    Call for Testing: WordPress for Android 17.2

    WordPress for Android version 17.2-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.

    Release Notes

    • New 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.: Jetpack contact info. [3340]
    • Timezone: Timezone selection dialog in site settings is updated with grouping by continents, manual offsets and additional timezone information. [14198]
    • Image block: Improve text entry for long alt text. [29670]

    What Testing is Most Needed

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

    Test Setup

    • Go to Account > App Settings > Privacy settings and turn on the “Collect information” and “Crash reports” options.
    • Go to My Site > Settings > Use Block Editor to enable the block editor for new posts.
    • If you are comfortable testing in a language other than English, please test in that language.

    Updates that went into this release: WordPress-Android 17.2 and gutenberg-mobile 1.51.

    Where to Report

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

    Instructions for Reporting Issues

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

    Thanks for testing! ❤️

    +make.wordpress.org/test/

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

    Call for Testing: WordPress for Android 17.1

    WordPress for Android version 17.1-rc-1 is available for testing on the BetaBeta A pre-release of software that is given out to a large group of users to trial under real conditions. Beta versions have gone through alpha testing in-house and are generally fairly close in look, feel and function to the final product; however, design changes often occur as part of the process. channel. You can ask to join the Beta Program at Android App Testing on Google Play. Once you have been accepted, click the “Become a Tester” button at the same link.

    Release Notes

    • Comments: added an Unreplied comments filterFilter Filters are one of the two types of Hooks https://codex.wordpress.org/Plugin_API/Hooks. They provide a way for functions to modify data of other functions. They are the counterpart to Actions. Unlike Actions, filters are meant to work in an isolated manner, and should never have side effects such as affecting global variables and output. [14373]
    • BlockBlock Block is the abstract term used to describe units of markup that, composed together, form the content or layout of a webpage using the WordPress editor. The idea combines concepts of what in the past may have achieved with shortcodes, custom HTML, and embed discovery into a single consistent API and user experience. Editor: Improved the accessibilityAccessibility Accessibility (commonly shortened to a11y) refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design ensures both “direct access” (i.e. unassisted) and “indirect access” meaning compatibility with a person’s assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accessibility) of block settings that include sliders or increment buttons. [3255]
    • Updated color scheme to use new blue. [14376] [14370] [14369]
    • Updated the app icon to match the new color scheme within the app. [14391]

    What Testing is Most Needed

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

    Test Setup

    • Go to Account > App Settings > Privacy settings and turn on the “Collect information” and “Crash reports” options.
    • Go to My Site > Settings > Use Block Editor to enable the block editor for new posts.
    • If you are comfortable testing in a language other than English, please test in that language.

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

    Where to Report

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

    Instructions for Reporting Issues

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

    Thanks for testing! ❤️

    +make.wordpress.org/test/

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

    Call for Testing: WordPress for Android 16.6

    WordPress for Android version 16.6-rc-2 is available for testing on the BetaBeta A pre-release of software that is given out to a large group of users to trial under real conditions. Beta versions have gone through alpha testing in-house and are generally fairly close in look, feel and function to the final product; however, design changes often occur as part of the process. channel. You can ask to join the Beta Program at Android App Testing on Google Play. Once you have been accepted, click the “Become a Tester” button at the same link.

    Bugs & Feedback

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

    Release Notes

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

    What to Test

    To prepare:

    • Go to Account > App Settings > Privacy settings and turn on the “Collect information” and “Crash reports” options.
    • Go to My Site > Settings > Use BlockBlock Block is the abstract term used to describe units of markup that, composed together, form the content or layout of a webpage using the WordPress editor. The idea combines concepts of what in the past may have achieved with shortcodes, custom HTML, and embed discovery into a single consistent API and user experience. Editor to enable the block editor for new posts.
    • Switch to Dark Theme when testing Android 9.0+ devices. On the device, go to Settings > Display > Advanced > Device theme and choose “Dark”.
    • If you are comfortable testing in a language other than English, please test in that language.

    To test:

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

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

    Where to Report

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

    Instructions for Reporting Issues

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

    Thanks for testing! ❤️

    +make.wordpress.org/test/

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

    Call for Testing: WordPress for Android 16.5

    WordPress for Android version 16.5-rc-1 is available for testing on the BetaBeta A pre-release of software that is given out to a large group of users to trial under real conditions. Beta versions have gone through alpha testing in-house and are generally fairly close in look, feel and function to the final product; however, design changes often occur as part of the process. channel. You can ask to join the Beta Program at Android App Testing on Google Play. Once you have been accepted, click the “Become a Tester” button at the same link.

    Bugs & Feedback

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

    Release Notes

    • BlockBlock Block is the abstract term used to describe units of markup that, composed together, form the content or layout of a webpage using the WordPress editor. The idea combines concepts of what in the past may have achieved with shortcodes, custom HTML, and embed discovery into a single consistent API and user experience. Editor: Cross-post suggestions are now available by typing the + character (or long-pressing the toolbar button labelled with an @-symbol) in a post on a P2P2 P2 or O2 is the term people use to refer to the Make WordPress blog. It can be found at https://make.wordpress.org/. site. [13184]
    • Block Editor: Image block – Add link picker to the block settings and enhance link settings with auto-hide options. [2841]
    • Block Editor: Add move to top/bottom when long pressing on respective block movers. [2872]
    • Block Editor: Full-width and wide alignment support for Columns. [2919]
    • Block Editor: Fix button link setting, rel link will not be overwritten if modified by the user. [2894]
    • Activity Log: Add support for Date Range and Activity Type filters. [13268]
    • Page List: Add duplicate page functionality. [13607]

    What to Test

    To prepare:

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

    To test:

    1. 13184 While editing a post on a P2, add any RichText-based block and either type a + character at the beginning of the block or after a space or long-press the @ button on the format bar and select “Crosspost” from the bottom sheet. Try it with no internet connection. Try it with a non-P2 site. Publish the post and verify the x-post works correctly in the app and on the web.
    2. 2841 Create a post and add some images. Add links to the images both by pasting a URLURL A specific web address of a website or web page on the Internet, such as a website’s URL www.wordpress.org from the clipboard and by searching for content on the site and linking to that. Verify that the “Open in new tab” and “Link Rel” settings are not shown unless a link is present.
    3. 2894 Create a post and add a button block with a link, modify the “Link Rel” setting, toggle the “Open in new tab” setting, and verify the modified “Link Rel” setting isn’t overwritten.
    4. 2872 Open a post with a lot of blocks in it. Long-press the mover buttons to move blocks to the top or bottom of the post.
    5. 2919 Create a new post and add a few different columns blocks and some paragraph blocks. Make some of the columns wide-width and some full-width. Publish the post and verify it appears as expected on the web.
    6. 13268 On a Jetpack site, go to My Site > Activity, filterFilter Filters are one of the two types of Hooks https://codex.wordpress.org/Plugin_API/Hooks. They provide a way for functions to modify data of other functions. They are the counterpart to Actions. Unlike Actions, filters are meant to work in an isolated manner, and should never have side effects such as affecting global variables and output. by date and activity type, interact with some the activities to see if they do what you would expect.
    7. 13607 Go to My Site > Pages, tap the overflow menu (three dots) for any page, tap Duplicate, make a few changes to the title and/or content, publish the page, verify the page looks correct in the app and on the web. Try with draft and published pages. Try using pages with local changes or conflicts.

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

    Where to Report

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

    Instructions for Reporting Issues

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

    Thanks for testing! ❤️

    +make.wordpress.org/test/

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

    Call for Testing: WordPress for 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! 

    +make.wordpress.org/test/

    #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! ❤️

    +make.wordpress.org/test/

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