Mobile Team Update – June 5th

WordPress iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. and Android version 10.2 have been released for 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. testing.
Sign up here to join the beta program on iOS or follow this link on your Android device, tap on Become a beta tester.

In the last two weeks the team has worked on:

  • Save for Later: Users can now save posts in the Reader by tapping the bookmark icon on a post. Saved posts will be available in the Saved Posts list. The text of the saved posts is available when offline too (images aren’t guaranteed to be available offline in this initial 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.). Note: Saved Posts is currently a device-specific feature, which means that saved posts aren’t synced between devices or the web, and will be lost in case of logging out or uninstalling the app.
  • Support for displaying GIF images has gained some additional improvements.
  • [iOS] Fix an issue with internationalized domain names during login (issue).
  • [iOS] Fix for geo location display problems in some localizations (issue).
  • A lot of work on improving Aztec’s compatibility with 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/.
  • Some progress on the Aztec ReactReact React is a JavaScript library that makes it easy to reason about, construct, and maintain stateless and stateful user interfaces. https://reactjs.org/. Native component.

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