testing tips

October 15, 2018
No results lead to a dead end for users

Testing Tip – Always complete a ‘no results’ test

Whenever you are testing a search facility or a website that uses filters to narrow the number of items being displayed, there is the potential that […]
October 5, 2018
Testing overlays on mobile phones

Testing Tip – Check Your Overlays On Mobile

If your website uses overlays or modals (I call them overlays but there are several terms that mean the same thing), check them on a mobile […]
September 30, 2018
Testing Form Validation Messages

Testing Tip – Check If Validation Messages Push Your Form Around

When testing forms, check to see if the layout of the form changes when validation messages are displayed. When a validation message displays, either for a […]
April 22, 2013
Prioritise issues

How to categorise and prioritise issues

When you test your website or mobile site, you will invariably find all kinds of bugs, issues and possibly even changes that you want to make. […]
April 3, 2013
Website testing process diagram

A Typical Website Testing Process

Every project is different but a typical process for testing a website could be made up of the following components. 1. Gather requirements This is where […]
January 29, 2013
Search - magnifying glass

How To Test A Site Search

A new testing plan covering all the main aspects of testing a site search facility has been added to the Testing Plans & Checklists section. Site […]