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Automated Website Testing/Sanity/Quality

I am thinking about building a tool that starts from the root of a webpage and traverses the entire website gathering a list of resources such as CSS/HTML/Javascript files and then runs CSS/Javascript ...
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different confirmation boxes on firefox when running remotewebdriver tests

When testing my webapp manually I get a confirm box: , the browser renders it with an overlay, but when run with remotewebdriver the overlay is not present and the confirm is in a window , any idea ...
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What is a deploy script?

Conversation: Me: How do we do the swap over though? Won't there be downtime no matter how we do it? X: Well, we will need to do a complete deploy script of all the steps that must be ...
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Check website against corporate internet filters

So there are plenty of services to check your website in all browsers. There are many different scenarios to test a website with/without css, with/without javascript, many different screen resolutions ...
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Checking if email addresses are valid

The host of the site I'm working on tends to shut off email if a certain number of fails take place. Needless to say this is a bit of a pain even if it's justified to fight spam. Is there a way to ...
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How can I have multiple sessions in FF without using profiles?

I'd like to test my website as different users simultaneously, ideally on Firefox. Currently the only ways I know of doing this are Using different browsers Using profiles with FF It's frustrating ...
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How can I test my site in IE6, IE7, IE8, IE9, IE10 and Internet Explorer 11

How can I reliably test my site on all old versions of Internet Explorer ranging from IE6 all the way up to version IE11?
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Weird Results A/B Test in Google Website Optimizer

I set up a test in Google Website Optimizer that has a 3 variations - original (A), B, and C. In order to further validate the results of the test, I added a variation C that is exactly the same as ...
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Testing website with a low CPU ghz

Is there a way to simulate (maybe online) the rendering of a page with a low-end pc? Actually I am testing it with an i7, but I guess not everyone got a quad-core. (ps. without downclocking my pc) ...
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Testing Silverlight Installation Experience

In my web app I use Silverlight. Since I already have Silverlight installed I cannot test how my webapp behaves in case a user has no Silverlight installed, or has old version of it, or their computer ...
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Is it costly to leave the Console and Script features enabled in Firebug?

For some time now, I've run Firebug constantly enabled to do quick DOM inspections, leaving the Console and Script panels disabled. I'm just starting to use these two features so I don't have to keep ...
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Should sites be tested in both Chrome and Safari?

While recently doing testing for a new web project, it occurred to me that Safari and Chrome both use the Webkit engine, yet are produced by two different companies (Apple and Google). Since it is ...
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Testing new changes to website while retaining ability to revert back to original - to protect SEO

If I'm making changes to site code, content, adding/removing pages, changing links, changing database structure, etc.. How do I safely test all these changes, while still maintaining ability to revert ...
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How can I spellcheck entire website?

I need to spellcheck an entire website(950 pages). I'd like to find a FREE tool like xenu (which checks broken links) but checks spelling instead. does anyone know of a tool like this? Thank you ...
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What are best practices for Drupal QA? For example, how would you check for hard coded broken links?

Looking for suggestions on how to QA a Drupal website. Thanks!
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In what browsers do you test your websites? [closed]

In what browsers do you test your websites?