How Tos & Tutorials

In this post, we’ll cover the basics of writing a test case and go over how to manually test a login form. Please feel free to add your own examples and advice in the comments below. This is meant as a beginner tutorial for those who are new to testing, so if you’ve got some great advice – share it! But first…what’s a test case? Test cases are the bread and butter of testing. The main purpose of writing test cases is to validate the testing coverage of the application. This means that a test case defines a set of…

March 29, 2013 by Roman Ožana

Becoming a successful freelance web developer is not always an easy path: it requires a lot of hard work, focus, and above all, patience. Still, the perks of being your own boss, setting your own schedule, and choosing your own clients can make it worth weathering the storm. Today, we’ll go over the basics of what it takes to be a great freelance web developer. If you’re thinking about taking the plunge or have already made the switch, this is the post for you.

March 22, 2013 by Roman Ožana

One of our favorite things about Testomato is that it’s been designed to be easy and user-friendly. We hope that we’ve achieved this goal! A key feature that helps keep things simple is our Email Notification Feature, which keeps you informed about your project(s) without having to log into the application. Notification Settings Users can set up notifications in the User Menu by clicking on Notifications in the drop-down menu located in the top right corner of your screen. You can then choose which projects you would like to receive notifications about. Select the project(s) and click save.

February 7, 2013 by Roman Ožana

We’ve got another feature spotlight for you! Our post today will cover the project settings that are available to users in Testomato. Once you’ve created a project, you can choose to customize your settings (see screenshot below).

February 1, 2013 by Roman Ožana

In our last Feature Spotlight, we mentioned that you can customize your Testomato tests to check for “common error messages”. We understand this is a very general description, so our team felt it would be helpful to spend more time explaining this particular option of that feature. Error messages display when an unexpected condition occurs within the HTML code on your website. Today, we will go through each of the types of errors we check for and give you a brief explanation of each. Common Server Messages Testomato checks for several common error messages that indicate server-side errors. This means that we…

January 25, 2013 by Roman Ožana

Last week we announced that we would be doing a Feature Spotlight series to help you better understand the services provided by Testomato. Our second post in the series will explain the different test settings you can choose from when customizing your Basic Testomato Test Suite, or any new tests that you wish to add to your project suite. We’ll give you a brief overview of the test options and a short explanation of each setting. Once you have your basic test suite, you may wish to further customize your tests. To configure a test, click on the test name and a…

January 18, 2013 by Roman Ožana

The Testomato team wants to make sure you understand how our features work, so this post will be the first of a Feature Spotlight series. Today, we’ll cover how we create our basic test suite (a set of tests) when you test a URL. The automatic test suite we create is based on a link search we conduct on your homepage. What does that mean? When you send us the URL for your website,  Testomato finds all the hidden links in the HTML on your homepage, identifies important links, and makes sure they are all functioning correctly. Curious how we…

January 11, 2013 by Roman Ožana

Is your website available? Testomato can check your website availability every 15 seconds from 10 different locations around the world and will send you an alert if the site is unavailable.

Keep track of the important parts of your website with simple checks that can run every minute. They can check plain words, HTML code, HTTP headers, redirects … and much more. Never miss anything.

Websites break, it happens all time. You'll be the first to know. Testomato has an extensive database of and will let you know if it finds any error on monitored url.