WordPress-Android v16.3-rc Release Notes

Release Date: 2020-11-30 // 11 months ago
    • Stories: New feature for WordPress.com and Jetpack sites: Use photos and videos to create engaging and tappable fullscreen slideshows.
    • Site Creation: Adds an option to pick a home page design when creating a WordPress.com site.
    • ๐Ÿ‘ Block Editor: Adding support for selecting different unit of value in Cover and Columns blocks.
    • Block Editor: Button block - Add link picker to the block settings.
    • ๐Ÿ”€ Block Editor: Fix theme colors syncing with the editor.
    • ๐Ÿ‘ Reader: introduced a Follow/Unfollow button in comments screen to follow a post conversation and get notified by e-mail. Not supported for self-hosted sites not Jetpack connected.
    • ๐Ÿšš Posts Settings: removed deprecated location setting.

Previous changes from v16.2-rc

  • ๐ŸŽ Block editor enhancements: Weโ€™ve improved the overall performance and speed, which you might notice when you open the editor to create a new post. Weโ€™ve also improved the Image block, with better support for uploading multiple images.

    โšก๏ธ Other updates and fixes: Your app now uses a new Media Picker when you select files for posts, your site icon, Gravatar, and other places. We also fixed a bug on pure self-hosted sites on HTTP that prevented featured images from displaying in the Posts List.