Tests and Measures of Website before putting it on Web

by Web Development

Once your website has been developed your first priority would be put the site on the internet so that it could be available to everyone. Before putting your site on internet, you should take some tests and measures to check the operate ability of your website on different machines. Different tests that should be taken are:

Web DevelopmentMeta tags

Meta tags lie in the <head> and <body> elements. Meta tags are used to give descriptions about heading and body of the document. Meta tags have 8 attributes and they are name, schema, content, http-equiv, dir, lang, xml: lang and title. Some the Meta tags are important regarding SEO freindly Websites such as title, description, Alt tags etc.

Test your site

Different people have different versions and types of browsers and it is not necessary that your website will work on other’s computer too. So before you launch your website online, you should perform some test.

These tests are:

Validating HTML, XHTML and CSS

A validator checks that your code is according to W3C standards or not. Validator checks all the attributes, starting tags, end tags. Dream Weaver is the best validating tool for your pages.

Link Checking

You should check your link before and after hosting your website on web. There are many free and paid link checking services online on internet.

Checking Different screen Resolutions and Color depths

Different systems and different devices have different screen resolutions. Your website might appear bright to one system and dumb to the other one. You should build a website that could give bright resolution on every system.

Accessibility checking

Accessible website means that each and every content of your document must be readable and reachable by uses whether it is an image or a video.

Host Your Website on server

When you have done testing your sites, you will want to publish it online. What you don’t want to let public see it so that you can perform some other tests. After performing that tests, you may make your website available to public.

Checking different versions of Browser

Different websites didn’t work on every version of browsers. You should have installed latest versions of Mozilla Firefox and Internet explorer on your computer and test your website on these browsers.

Proof reading

If your website is commercial, you must hire a proof-reader to check the texts and types of your website. Stupid and silly content can affect the impression of readers.

Domain name registration

If your website is related to business then you must launch it to the public on internet. Domain names are registered by many companies. It can be free or paid. You can use different suffix along with your domain name e.g. .com, .net, .uk, .org and .edu according to your business.

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