Mobile Team Update – July 27th

WordPress iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. and Android version 17.9 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: Initial iteration of the Embed Block.
  • Full Site Editing: Global Style Support for FSE sites was shipped on iOS (there is an ongoing investigation on Android before turning the feature on). We also fixed a 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./UXUX UX is an acronym for User Experience - the way the user uses the UI. Think ‘what they are doing’ and less about how they do it. issue with how the Blank Canvas theme is handled in the app.
  • Other projects: Comment swipe to moderate options no longer appear for authors and contributors. Fix on iOS for a crash on start when Blog.version is not a string.
  • Infrastructure: Continued to develop the new CI system, improved translation tooling and began Phase 2 of Android modularized architecture. We also made progress with WPiOS login tests.