Online Tools for Website Testing

A website is actually a display window for a company or a firm. Creation of a website does not put an end to your task. It should be tested properly because easy navigation of a website is sure not only to retain the existing users but attract new ones too. For the same, you need not download latest software on your PC’s. To make this task easier and convenient for you, there are a lot of online tools available on the Internet. Read ahead to know them…

Commonly Faced Problems and Tools Available

  • Slow Loading Time
    If a site takes longer time to download, it can be really frustrating and annoying for the user. The two tools to identify the cause for this problem are YSlow – a Firefox extension and option of timeline built in Google chrome.
  • Browser Incompatibility
    Whether the website is fully functional on all the web browsers can be also be checked through various tools such as Adobe Browser Lab and IE Tester. Adobe consists of a tool called BrowserLab that displays the webpage of the URL you specify and checks it on a range of browsers, which includes Firefox 2, 3 and 3.6 (Windows & OS X), Chrome 3 (Windows), Internet Explorer 6, 7 and 8 (Windows) besides others. With IE tester, you can check your website compatibility on all the versions of Internet Explorer ranging from 5.5 to 9.
  • Javascript Errors
    In case any element on the website does not work, choose the option error console in Firefox. You can go to the tool option in the menu bar and click on error console. Press on the clear button and refresh your page. Or you can also install Inline Code Finder for Google Chrome or Firefox browsers. Go to the run option and all the inline events as per their nature will get outlined and color coded. It will display a score and lesser the score the better scripting.
  • JQuery Conflicts
    Javascript errors and library conflicts are some common issues in functioning of the websites like between JQuery and Scriptaculous. In case two libraries that utilize the same selector, then jQuery should be placed into noConflict mode to make the process hassle free.

So, if you want to check the proper functioning of your websites, make use of these online tools, which helps in saving your time and effort.

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