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 another exciting installment of Week in Test, where contributors of any skill level can find opportunities to contribute testing to the WordPress project. You can find the Test Team in #core-test.
Calls for Testing 📣
Calls for Testing can originate from any team, from themes to mobile apps to feature plugins. The following posts highlight features and releases that need special attention over the next couple of weeks:
- Testing and Feedback for the Fluid Typography Feature
- Call for Testing: WordPress for iOS 20.7
- Full-Width Blocks and Root Padding in WordPress 6.1
Weekly Testing Roundup 🤠
Here’s a roundup of active tickets that are ready for testing contributions.
Did you know that contributions with the Test Team are also a fantastic way to level up your WordPress knowledge and skill? Dive in to contribute, and gain coveted props 😎 for a coming release.
Reproduction Testing 🔁
Who? Any contributor.
Why? It is helpful to show an issue exists for other users in order to move a ticket forward for patching.
- #56505: Un-necessary Language Files are Installed.
- #56519: Inner blocks serialization bug in
Patch Testing 🩹
Who? All contributors (not just developers) who can set up a local testing environment.
Why? It is necessary to apply proposed patches and test per the testing instructions in order to validate that a patch fixes the issue.
- #55721: Visually align important data on the add new plugins screen.
sanitize_option()does not handle deprecated timezones correctly.
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 are interested in learning how to) build automated PHPUnit tests.
Why? Automated tests improve the software development feedback 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. for quality and backward compatibility.
- #56325: Some blocks’ RTL stylesheets not loading when RTL language is set.
WP_Widget_Blockoutputs empty container if 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. has no output.
- #55005: Improve PHP performance for
Profile Badge Awards 🎉
- WordCamp US starts tomorrow! Not attending in person? Check out the livestream options and full schedule.
- 6.1 Product Walk-Through — Watch it 13 September 2022 at 16:00 UTC . The event will be recorded for async viewing.
- This year’s Test Team Rep nominations are complete. Welcome back, Piotr and Brian 🙌🏻
- Testing. Testing: Calls for Testing Facilitators — Do you have a knack for organizing others? Become a testing facilitator!
Upcoming Meetings 🗓
- 9 September 2022 at 13:15 UTC :
- 12 September 2022 at 16:00 UTC :
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- 16 September 2022 at 13:15 UTC :