Mobile Team Update – September 7th

WordPress iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. and Android version 15.7 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: Pullquote block placeholder on Android fixed and block now released on WPAndroid too (was previously on WPiOS only).
  • Full Site Editing: Shipped: Wide/full width support for Group, Cover, Image blocks; Rounded image support for Image block. Progress on the Layout picker and link to existing content.
  • Other Projects: More Unified Login & Signup flows are shipping in WPiOS 15.7. Android Media Picker now supports extra file types, has search, and 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. updates.
  • Infrastructure: Usual releases and beta testing, and also worked on a massive improvement to Android dependency management. Started work on Xcode 12 support for iOS.