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Showing posts with label Basic guide lines and check list for web testing. Show all posts
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Thursday, September 2, 2010

Basic guide lines and check list for web testing

Aspects to cover: Functionality Usability User Interface Server side interface Compatibility Security Performance
LINKS: To check for all the links in the web site 1) All hyper links
2) All Internal links 3) All mail links 4) Check for Orphan pages
5) Check for broken links FORMS: To check for the integrity of submission of all forms 1) All field level checks 2) All field level validations
3) Functionality of create,modify,delete,and view
4) Handling of wrong inputs
5) Default values if any 6) Optional Vs Mandatory fields

COOKIES: Check for the cookies that has to be enabled and how it has to be expired

WEB INDEXING: Depending on how the site is designed using meta tags, frames, HTML Syntax, dynamically created pages, Passwords or different languages, our site will be searchable in different ways

DATABASE: Two types of errors occurs in WEB Application
1) Data Integrity: Missing or wrong data in Table
2) Output Errors: Errors in writing, editing, or reading operation in the table

USABILITY: How simple customer can browse the web site NAVIGATION:
1) Navigation describes the way user navigate with in a webpage, between different user interface controls (buttons, text boxes, combo boxes, drop down lists………etc) 2) Application navigation is proper through tabs
3) Application navigation is proper through mouse
4) Any hot keys, control keys to access menus

CONTENT: 1) Correctness is whether the information is truthful or contains mis information
2) The accuracy of the information is whether it is with out grammatical or spelling errors
3) Spelling and grammar
4) Updated information (contact details, mail ID’s, help reports)

GENERAL APPEARANCE: 1) Page appearance 2) Colour, font size 3) Frames 4) Consistant designs 5) Symbols and logo’s

: 1) Verify that communication is done correctly, WEB Server – Application Server, Application Server – database Server and vice versa
2) Compatibility of Server software, hardware, network connections
3) Database compatibility
4) External interfaces if any CLIENT SIDE COMPATIBILITY: Platforms: XP, NT, UNIX, LINUX, Solaris, Macintosh Browsers: IE (3.x, 4.x, 5.x), NET Scape, AOL Browser Settings