Mobile Team Update – April 6th

WordPress iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. and Android version 17.1 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: “Switch to classic” in-editor option removed.
  • Full Site Editing: Converted previews on page creation to use web views on iOS, fixed memory leak on layout picker selector on iOS, fixed bug allowing desktop preview horizontal scrolling on some Android devices.
  • Other projects: Login prologue updates in iOS, and various bug fixes. Also, white headers shipped in v17.0 on iOS.
  • Infrastructure: finished the 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. composite build integration changes for WPAndroid, switched to S3 for our Maven needs.