.org: 4.4 release announcement on an iPhone 6+

Many will come upon the releaseRelease A release is the distribution of the final version of an application. A software release may be either public or private and generally constitutes the initial or new generation of a new or upgraded application. A release is preceded by the distribution of alpha and then beta versions of the software. announcement while browsing Twitter or Facebook on a phone. Here’s the view.

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#org, #ios, #phablet, #responsive, #wordpress-org

Editor, Media, iOS app: Can’t delete images with backspace

These screenshots show an attempt at deleting an inserted screenshot from content via backspace. A screencast would demonstrate this better, but here’s a captioned gallery.

This happens more often than not.

Version: Current iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. betaBeta A pre-release of software that is given out to a large group of users to trial under real conditions. Beta versions have gone through alpha testing in-house and are generally fairly close in look, feel and function to the final product; however, design changes often occur as part of the process..

#app, #editor, #images, #ios, #media, #phablet, #visual-bug-report

Editor, Media, iOS app: Can’t cancel stuck video uploads, iPhone 6+

Video uploads often get stuck. This gallery shows a session where I could not cancel a stuck upload.

#app, #editor, #ios, #media, #phablet, #video

Media, iOS app: Video overlays during image selection

I’ve noticed that I have trouble spotting videos when scanning through the media grid during selection. Videos are denoted only with run time.

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WP iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. app has no icon overlay, only runtime.

Contrast with the standard ios media picker, which overlays an icon in addition to runtime.

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The ios media picker has a video icon overlay

Google Photos has a play icon.

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Google Photos has a play icon overlay

#app, #editor, #ios, #media, #media-selection, #phablet, #video

Editor, Video: video player controls hidden behind editor toolbar, iPhone 6+

The bottom image in this screenshot is a video. The player controls are obscured by the editor toolbar.   
You can view the controls by scrolling…

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However, as soon as you releaseRelease A release is the distribution of the final version of an application. A software release may be either public or private and generally constitutes the initial or new generation of a new or upgraded application. A release is preceded by the distribution of alpha and then beta versions of the software. the swipe the video controls elastic bounceback back behind the editor toolbar. Capturing that screenshot required holding a finger on the screen while pressing home and lock at the same time.

#app, #editor, #elastic-bounceback, #ios, #phablet, #video, #visual-bug-report

Editor, Video: iOS app video upload session, iPhone 6+

I made several attempts to upload a video and had to bail to desktop to finish my post. The journey begins with an attempt to upload a 61 second video to a 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/ hosted site.

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The upload fails. I’m somewhat near the edge of my wifi range, so I move closer in and tap the retry overlay.

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I tap retry upload and wait for the upload to complete. It also fails. So, I tap retry upload again and lock the phone because I have other stuff to do.

I come back later to this screen.

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I backspace over that placeholder image and retry the upload once again. This time the upload hangs. I watch it for about ten minutes and then tap “Uploading…”. This dialog pops up.

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Tapping Yes does not cancel the download. After a few more cancel attempts, I restart the app and come back to what looks like an uploaded, playable video. Playback stops one second in, however.

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I was unable to backspace over that video, so I quite my edit session, deleted the draft, and published the video from a desktop.

#app, #editor, #ios, #media, #media-flow, #phablet, #upload, #user-narrative, #video

Editor: Trying to upload a video, iPhone 6+, Macnchrome

My journey starts in Press This on a 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/ site. I want to upload an image and a video. I upload both seemingly successfully, but only the image inserts. I go back into the media modal, and see this…

Notice also that the progress indicator is stuck and that scroll bleedScroll bleed Sometimes when scrolling a modal such as the media modal on touch devices, the scrolling bleeds through to the page beneath the modal. Instead of scrolling the modal, the page beneath scrolls. Sometimes the scrolling nests and sometimes the page beneath grabs scrolling all for itself. Android doesn't usually have this problem, but iOS triggers it often.https://make.wordpress.org/test/tag/scroll-bleed/ is evident.

Maybe this is a wordpress.com specific problem. Let’s try a self-hosted site on Bluehost.

That’s a different error than on wordpress.com, but the effect is the same. I can’t insert a video.

Maybe this is an iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. problem. Next, let’s try desktop with Macos and Chrome.

Broken on desktop too.

Broken on desktop too.

Video insertion is broken on Macnchrome as well. The video does upload correctly. I can download it from this link and play it back.

Attachment page showing link to video.

Attachment page showing link to video.

WordPress* mobile web failure.

#chrome, #desktop, #editor, #ios, #macos, #media, #phablet, #video

Toolbar: visual survey of toolbar experiments, Macnchrome, iPhone 6+

Surveying the Toolbar Experiments pluginPlugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party for #32678.

Macnchrome, single site, admin user:

iPhone 6+, single site, admin user:

#32678, #chrome, #desktop, #feature-plugin, #feature-plugin-toolbar-experiments, #ios, #macos, #phablet, #toolbar, #visual-survey

Customize: preview site responsiveness, Macnchrome, iPad Air, iPhone 6+

A brief visual surveyVisual survey A visual survey is a collection of screenshots for a like set of screens or interfaces, such as all list table screens or all toolbar incarnations across various devices. These screens are not presented in the context of a particular flow.https://make.wordpress.org/test/tag/visual-survey/ for #31195 with WP 4.4-alpha-33848 and Customizer UI Experiments 0.1.

#4-4, #alpha, #chrome, #customize, #customizer, #customizer-ui-experiments, #desktop, #feature-plugin, #feature-preview-responsiveness, #ios, #macos, #phablet, #preview, #responsive, #tablet, #visual-survey

Menus, Customize: Visual survey of menu locations, Macnchrome, iPhone 6+

Visuals for a locations, groups discussion. https://wordpress.slack.com/archives/design/p1440091790000074

Macnchrome:

iPhone 6+:

#chrome, #customize, #desktop, #ios, #macos, #menus, #phablet, #visual-survey