What’s New

Well, everything is new! WordPress for iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. 8.0 was the first release with the new editor codenamed “Aztec” and with each new version we continue to add improvements and bug fixes.

Known Bugs

Following are known/reported bugs that are slated to be fixed in WordPress for iOS 9.5. Get the fixes early by joining the TestFlight program!

  • CSSCSS CSS is an acronym for cascading style sheets. This is what controls the design or look and feel of a site. Styling is not working properly, yet.

Features to Test

  • Mixed editing of posts using both Aztec and Calypso (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/ web interface).
  • Editing posts with a hardware keyboard.
  • Indenting lists with a hardware keyboard, using Tab and SHIFT + Tab.
  • Using dictation and VoiceOver to edit posts.
  • Editing posts with the iPad and providing feedback on the experience.
  • Copying an existing post as a template for a new one, and providing feedback on the experience.

We care about bugs, but we also care as much about what could be made easier from a usability point of view. Even if it sounds like a minor tweak, we want to hear from you!

Reporting Bugs

If you’re currently in the new editor and have tapped the “?” button in the post title area, tap the bug button in the navigation bar to open up a help conversation.

If you’re reading this page from outside of the editor you can go through the new editor route above or send your feedback to mobile-support@automattic.com with a subject line of “New Editor Feedback”.

If you’re more comfortable with the technical aspect of how we’re tracking the project in GitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that 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/, feel free to log an issue directly there.