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:
- Did you get a chance to look at the Design Share: Jan 15 – Jan 26 post? All features are already available in Gutenberg 17.6 and it would be great if site builders could test them before they land in WordPress 6.5
- Improved Lightbox UI UI is an acronym for User Interface - the layout of the page the user interacts with. Think ‘how are they doing that’ and less about what they are doing. – The lightbox toggle is now part of the link settings for the images, as it’s somewhat a link to the resized view and links and lightbox a mutually exclusive.
- Cover Aspect Ratio – Applied to the Cover block 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. in various forms.
- Drag & Drop Displacement for moving blocks in the List view
- Scrolling Top Toolbar is an interesting solution to the problem that we run out of real estate for everything to be placed in the Toolbar when tagged to the top.
- What’s new in Gutenberg 17.6? (31 January) is available to download, if you get chance download and test upcoming features for WP 6.5
Weekly Testing Roundup 🤠
Here is the Weekly update: Test Team Update: 5 February 2024
Here’s a roundup of active tickets that are ready for testing contributions.
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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:
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:
Who? Any QA or PHP 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 loop 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 6.5 tickets need PHPUnit tests built to accompany their respective patches:
6.5 Related issues need testing
The following 6.5 tickets need testing those are having patches:
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