Mobile Team Update – June 30th

WordPress iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. and Android version 15.2 is available for testing. 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: The monorepo has been merged and mobile E2E tests are running on all 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. pull requests. We made more progress on the unsupported blocks fallback and @-mentions. Added blocks, words, and chars counters.
  • Full Site Editing: Added the ability to use custom gradients. Image editing introduced into Media&Text. Theme colors and gradients brought into Android as well.
  • Other Projects: New feature announcement project continued with added tooling for localization.
  • Infrastructure: We continued to iterate and improve some of our coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. processes.