The Most Effective Website Testing Checklist

These days merely having a website isn’t enough. Good organizations develop websites that are informative, accessible as well as user-friendly. In order to achieve and maintain all these qualities, web platforms should be well tested. This process is known as web-based application testing. I’m going to introduce the website testing checklist that somehow guarantees a higher quality of the software product.

Website Testing Checklist

Web testing checklist helps to test websites and web applications for finding out possible bugs and providing the website QA. This website test checklist is important to follow both for developers and quality assurance providers. Some companies put all the responsibility on the QA specialists. However, if the developers’ team is aware of all the testing techniques the code will be cleaner and the final product — more functional. Web app testing process includes:

I’m going to explain each of these testing directions in detail. Come on!

Functionality testing pretends to check the site for links, database connections, forms, cookies, etc.

One of the most critical points to consider is the HTML / CSS. You should make sure that the valid HTML is used for the website.

Internal links: These are links that are pointing to the pages of the same websites. Internal link testing makes sure that the links in the website properly link to the expected pages.

External links: These links take from the website under the test to any other web platform.

Outgoing links: Outgoing links are the contrary of the external links. These links come from any kind of page and take to the specific domain under test

Email links: such links are used to send emails to the admin or other users of the web page

Broken links: these are links that don’t work because the page they take doesn’t exist any longer, or there are errors in the URL. These broken links may refer to all the above-mentioned types of links

  • all of the validations on each field
  • default values of the fields
  • wrong inputs in the forms to the fields

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