The Test Team helps manage testing and triage across the WordPress ecosystem. They focus on user testing of the editing experience and WordPress dashboard, replicating and documenting bug reports, and supporting a culture of review and triage across the project.
Welcome to this week’s edition of Week in Test! This post is a curated list of where you can get involved (i.e. where testers of all skill levels and expertise are needed), learning opportunities, and some reading to keep you informed.
Looking for ways to contribute? The following tickets and patches need contributors.
Manual testing help needed
Who? All contributors (not just developers) who can set up a local testing environment, apply patches, and test per the testing instructions.
The following tickets need testers to manual test and provide feedback (test report):
- #53801 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.-based widgets screen does action wp_footer after each widgetWidget A WordPress Widget is a small block that performs a specific function. You can add these widgets in sidebars also known as widget-ready areas on your web page. WordPress widgets were originally created to provide a simple and easy-to-use way of giving design and structure control of the WordPress theme to the user.
- #52294: TT1 editor styles broken in RTL
- #16206: (test patch 16206.8.patch) Comment text not marked as required
- #54243: Inlined block styles for external assets (images/fonts) and relative URLs not working as expected (patch is upstream in GutenbergGutenberg The Gutenberg project is the new Editor Interface for WordPress. The editor improves the process and experience of creating new content, making writing rich content much simpler. It uses ‘blocks’ to add richness rather than shortcodes, custom HTML etc. https://wordpress.org/gutenberg/)
PHPUnit tests help needed
Who? Any QA or PHPPHP PHP (recursive acronym for PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor) is a widely-used open source general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited for web development and can be embedded into HTML. http://php.net/manual/en/intro-whatis.php. developer contributors who can (or is interested in learning how to) build automated PHPUnit tests.
The following tickets need PHPUnit tests build:
- #47642: Order by comment count – posts list tables
- #49985: REST APIREST API The REST API is an acronym for the RESTful Application Program Interface (API) that uses HTTP requests to GET, PUT, POST and DELETE data. It is how the front end of an application (think “phone app” or “website”) can communicate with the data store (think “database” or “file system”) https://developer.wordpress.org/rest-api/.: Using
_fieldsquery parameters in the same query
- #52252: PHP Notice when
monthnumquery var is set without the
Reproducing reported issue help needed:
Who? Any contributor.
The following new tickets need testers to attempt reproducing the reported issue and then providing a test report with the results:
- Currently no tickets in the queue are ready for testing
Calls for Testing
- Call for Testing: FSE Program: Test Patterns
- Strategy for 5.9 end-to-end (e2e) tests
- FSE Program Block Theme Switching Summary
- Hallway Hangout: Pattern Party Testing Walkthrough
- Juliette and I hosted a live working session to fix and test infinite loopLoop The Loop is PHP code used by WordPress to display posts. Using The Loop, WordPress processes each post to be displayed on the current page, and formats it according to how it matches specified criteria within The Loop tags. Any HTML or PHP code in the Loop will be processed on each post. https://codex.wordpress.org/The_Loop. (#52241), incorrect data type, and PHP 8.1. Watch replay here.
Meetings This Week
- 8 Oct 2021: Test Team Chat starting at 13:00 UTC
Props to @boniu91 for peer review.