Mobile Team Update – August 11th

WordPress iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. and Android version 15.5 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: Monorepo project wrapped up and we’ll continue with improving the editor release process.
  • Full Site Editing: Image editing in Gallery is close to go. Full/Wide alignment options for Group, Cover, Columns blocks is in progress.
  • Other Projects: Unified Login & Signup is in progress for the iOS app. Reader Improvements phase 2 is in progress and notifications permissions improvements are done.
  • Infrastructure: Decreased trend in crashes for the iOS app thanks to sustained maintenance efforts. For the Android app, we integrated encrypted logging, and implemented automated delivery of new app screenshots.