Mobile Team Update – October 22nd

WordPress iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. and Android version 13.5 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 made progress towards our v2 in Image Sizes and Image & Paragraph alignment options.
  • Full Site Editing: Media & Text shipped. Starter Page Templates technical planning completed. More cross platform components being added.
  • iOS 13 Updates: We wrapped up work on Dark Mode.
  • Offline Support: We are getting ready to merge Offline Posting in iOS after a successful design review.
  • Other Projects: We kicked off the Media Editing and Post Logic Improvements projects.
  • Infrastructure: We now have iOS installable builds on all PRs.