Mobile Team Update – July 2nd

WordPress iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. and Android version 12.7 will be available for testing later today. Sign up here to join the 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. program on iOS or follow this link on your Android device, tap on Become a beta tester.

Highlights for the last two weeks:

  • 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. Editor: We are now reusing even more high level 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. components. We worked on various fixes improving lists, quotes, and text editing performance.
  • Full Site Editing: A new team focused on FSE kicked off work and is working on setting up some priorities for upcoming blocks, and collecting data to pave the way for the MVPMinimum Viable Product "A minimum viable product (MVP) is a product with just enough features to satisfy early customers, and to provide feedback for future product development." - WikiPedia project.
  • Offline Support: We posted our Offline Principles in the mobile blog and we continue to improve the offline posting experience.
  • iOS: You can now customize the app icon, to do so head to Me->App Settings ->App Icon and chose your favorite.
  • Infrastructure: We submitted a ReactReact React is a JavaScript library that makes it easy to reason about, construct, and maintain stateless and stateful user interfaces. Native fix, and updated the screenshot setup. WordPress and Gutenberg UIUI 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. tests are now running on CI with improved speed and stability.