Week in Test: 16 December 2022

Hello and welcome to another edition of Week in Test, the place where contributors of any skill level can find opportunities to contribute to WordPress through testing. You can find the Test Team in #core-test.

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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:

FSE Program Testing Call #19: Running Through Refinements

Help efforts to wrap up Phase 2 of the WordPress Roadmap by putting the editor’s latest updates to the test (😉) in a simulation of making a few improvements a client’s website. Please leave feedback by 6 January 2023 🗓 #fse-outreach-program

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.

The following new tickets are awaiting review, and need testers to attempt to reproduce the reported issue (aka “repro”), and then provide a reproduction test report with the results:

  • #57322: Twenty Twenty-Three: Gradients clear on save with KSES filters active.
  • #57329: Cannot save new custom template when name has non-Latin characters.
  • #57339: Twenty Twenty theme pull quote border color issue.

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.

The following tickets have been reviewed and a patch provided, and need testers to apply the patch and manually test, then provide feedback through a patch test report:

  • #57320: RevisionsRevisions The WordPress revisions system stores a record of each saved draft or published update. The revision system allows you to see what changes were made in each revision by dragging a slider (or using the Next/Previous buttons). The display indicates what has changed in each revision.: add 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. before deleting revisions.
  • #56412: Twenty Sixteen: gallery 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. produces shifted or scrambled output.

PHPUnit Tests 🛟

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.

The following 6.2 tickets need PHPUnit tests built to accompany their respective patches:

  • #55290: Not all image edits are applied to all subsizes.
  • #56340: PHP8.1 E_DEPRECATED in PasswordHash::gensalt_blowfish.

Profile Badge Awards 🎉

And a huge belated Thank You to the following contributors who earned the Test Contributor profile badge by participating in the WordPress 6.1 and 6.1.1 releases:

Read/Watch/Listen 🔗

Upcoming Meetings 🗓

🚨 There will be no more regular #core-test meetings held for the remainder of 2022. Weekly meetings will resume on 3 January 2023. See you then!

2023 Schedule:

Interested in hosting a <test-scrub>? Test Team needs you! Check out Leading Bug Scrubs for details, or inquire in #core-test for more info.

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