Mobile Team Update – October 5th

WordPress iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. and Android version 18.4 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: Top 5 embeds blocks are now directly available in the block picker.
  • Other projects: We added access to Blogging Reminders from Notification settings, shipped the new Edit Comment component to WPAndroid. On WPiOS, we improved the my site comments list: comments page is now correctly preserved across navigation to other screens, and fixed the loading and empty states rendering in iPad layout.
  • Infrastructure: We upgraded Gradle and applied the new modularization structure into various Android libraries.