Release Notes #44: Bug Fixes & Improvements

Each week on our blog, we share our latest updates, bug fixes, and improvements to Testomato with you in our Release Notes. Here’s a change log of our latest release: New Rule: Support for XPath (hard refresh may be needed). Status 400 codes are no longer defined as outages. You can now receive reports twice a month (new interval added in Account Settings). Fixed issue where tests could not be moved in Password-Protected areas. Think Testomato is still missing something that would make monitoring your website easier? Share your ideas with us support@testomato.com. You can also join us on Facebook or Twitter.

It’s crucial for website response to be as fast as possible, in order to keep the short attention span of today’s website visitors. Slow websites are frustrating for users and often end up deterring them from future visits. In fact, according to a 2009 Akamai study, 57% of users will abandon a page that takes longer than 3 seconds to load. And since Google considers site speed as a ranking not only for desktop, but mobile pages as well, improving site speed is also great way to get better search engine rankings. A few months ago, one of our users,…

Release Notes #43: Bug Fixes & Improvements

Each week on our blog, we share our latest updates, bug fixes, and improvements to Testomato with you in our Release Notes. Here’s a change log of our latest release: Reports are now sent twice a month by default. Fixed issue where UP email notifications were being sent to users (only errors are sent by default). New sign-up page. Have an idea or feature you’d like to see us add to Testomato? Share your ideas with us support@testomato.com. You can also join us on Facebook or Twitter.

Release Notes #42: Bug Fixes & Improvements

Each week on our blog, we share our latest updates, bug fixes, and improvements to Testomato with you in our Release Notes. Here’s a change log of our latest release: New Feature: Use new Rules to create custom page tests with added support for word presence, HTTP header content, and more complex regular expression matching. Uptime status will no longer be sent in notification emails. Connection timeouts are now considered errors, instead of warnings. Only errors are now sent by default in email notifications. Projects are now created even when there is a download error. Fixed issue where project users other than admins…

Save Time with New Rules in Testomato

Testomato has a nifty new feature to make testing your pages for in-depth content easier! We just gave our old string tests an upgrade – introducing new Rules in Testomato. We’ve been hearing a lot requests for a way to create and customize specific rules that allow users to dig deeper into their website pages. You asked, we listened. How to Use Rules in Testomato Rules are a new way to customize your tests to monitor your website for more specific problems that may impact your users. We’ve done our best to make setting up rules as fast and as easy as possible. Each test appears separately…

The right mix of development tools are key to staying organized, focused, and on task. It makes it a lot harder to reach your goals and deliver quality products to your users when you don’t have the right tools for the task. At Testomato, we’re always on the search to find ways Testomato can be combined with other tools to help make your testing experience more efficient. We recently heard from one of our users that they use IFTTT to receive mobile notifications from Testomato, and thought it was a great tip to share!

We’re all familiar with the feeling of panic that arrives after receiving an alert saying your site is down. But ever felt confused? Here’s a common question about Testomato we’ve been hearing from some of our users: “Why is Testomato reporting that my site is down when I can access it?” Testomato may occasionally report your site as down or unavailable, but everything looks fine when you go to investigate the problem for yourself. There are a few reasons that can cause this to show up in your reports, so we’ve pulled together a short guide to help you better…