RAPID WEB TESTING IN A
HIGH-VELOCITY ENVIRONMENT

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Physical Test Grid

Physical Test Metrics

Functional Test Grid

Functional Test Metrics

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METS
METS Testing
A strategy to get essential testing done within the time frame given.

Time2Comp
Time to Complete
Estimate the length of automated test execution

             

Physical Test Metrics

Test

Category

Importance

Time Required

Potential Severity

Page completes loading

Pages

Critical

1

1

Graphics, text and other elements are in correct locations

Pages

Critical

2

4

Page loading completes in a reasonable time.

Pages

High

1

3

Page has intuitive and logical flow.

Pages

High

2

4

Page loading is consistent between browser versions

Pages

Medium

3

2

Page has color contrast problems.

Pages

Medium

1

4

Page loading time reasonable under load.

Pages

Low

60

2

Graphics loading completely

Graphics

Critical

1

3

Scaling, cropping or image quality problems

Graphics

Critical

1

3

Rollover graphics displaying correctly.

Graphics

Critical

2

3

Graphical text within graphic(s) is legible.

Graphics

Critical

2

3

Graphics complete loading within a consistent time frame.

Graphics

High

2

4

Highly artifact image quality.

Graphics

High

2

3

Graphic rollover state providing correct transition illusion.

Graphics

High

2

4

Correctly spelled text within graphic(s)

Graphics

High

5

3

Graphics consistently loading upon every page load.

Graphics

Medium

5

3

Unpredictable color rendering at various bit depths.

Graphics

Medium

20

4

Preloaders working correctly for quick screen redraw of rollovers.

Graphics

Medium

1

3

Non-browser safe color pallet used.

Graphics

Low

2

4

Dropdown menus are functional.

Forms

Critical

1

3

Radio Buttons are functional.

Forms

Critical

1

3

Checkboxes are functional.

Forms

Critical

1

3

Text fields and boxes are functional.

Forms

Critical

1

3

Buttons are functional.

Forms

Critical

1

3

Forms submitting correctly.

Forms

Critical

1

2

Form data being received

Forms

Critical

20

2

Form validation working correctly.

Forms

Critical

10

3

Dropdown menu contains all desired options.

Forms

High

10

3

Dropdown items are spelled correctly.

Forms

High

5

3

Radio button effect of turning off other radio button is working.

Forms

High

1

3

Radio buttons are spelled correctly.

Forms

High

1

3

Selection of multiple checkboxes is possible.

Forms

High

1

4

Checkbox text is spelled correctly.

Forms

High

1

3

Text field and boxes have correctly spelled default text.

Forms

High

1

3

Button submitting or resetting form correctly.

Forms

High

2

3

Buttons are spelled correctly.

Forms

High

1

3

Hitting Return/Enter submits form.

Forms

High

1

4

Data from submitted form validated and correct.

Forms

High

60

2

Submitted form contains dropdown menu selection(s).

Forms

Medium

10

2

Submitted form contains radio button selection.

Forms

Medium

10

2

Submitted form contains checkbox selection(s).

Forms

Medium

10

2

Text fields allow enough room for a typical data entry.

Forms

Medium

1

3

Submitted form contains text field and box information.

Forms

Medium

10

2

Hyperlinks working.

Links

Critical

1

3

Image links working.

Links

Critical

1

3

Email links working.

Links

Critical

1

3

Hyperlinks going to correct destinations.

Links

High

2

2

Hyperlinks spelled correctly.

Links

High

1

3

Image links going to correct destination.

Links

High

2

2

Email links launching email client

Links

High

2

3

Link to page is not an error page.

Links

Medium

1

2

Email link addressing mail client correctly.

Links

Medium

3

2

Email links going to correct recipient.

Links

Low

5

2

Scan text for flow and readability.

Text

Critical

5

4

Typographical errors.

Text

High

20

4

Consistent use of text formatting.

Text

Medium

5

4

Look for special characters that can render incorrectly such as &, @, _, ©, ®, ™ , •.

Text

Medium

5

4

Header text formatted consistently.

Text

Low

5

4

Footer text formatted consistently.

Text

Low

5

4

Does the printable version fit in portrait mode

Printing

Critical

5

3

Does the printable version fit in landscape mode

Printing

Critical

5

3

How is the readability of the printed page.

Printing

Critical

5

3

How is the readability in black and white.

Printing

High

5

3

How is the readability in color.

Printing

High

5

3

Are background images displaying correctly in printout.

Printing

Medium

5

4

Test for common User ID and Password combinations. (admin/admin, admin/password, test/test, oracle/oracle, etc.)

Security

Critical

5

2

Test for common FTP User ID and Password combinations. (admin/admin, admin/password, test/test, oracle/oracle, etc.)

Security

Critical

5

2

Is it possible to telnet into the server.

Security

Critical

10

2

Does URL provide clues to accessing data.

Security

Critical

5

3

Verify dates and events

Facts

Critical

20

2

Verify phone numbers.

Facts

Critical

20

2

Verify the persons mentioned

Facts

Critical

20

2

Verify places and locations

Facts

Critical

20

2

Verify addresses

Facts

Critical

20

2

Are the dates of the event possible.

Facts

Critical

5

2

Call phone numbers to verify they are working.

Facts

Critical

10

2

Have the names been spelled correctly.

Facts

High

5

3

Have the places been spelled correctly

Facts

High

5

3

Are the maps accurate.

Facts

High

10

2

Are the driving directions correct.

Facts

High

10

2

Are dates formatted consistently.

Facts

Medium

1

4

Are phone numbers formatted consistently.

Facts

Medium

1

4

Is the person still in the referred to position.

Facts

Medium

5

3

Has the person authorized the use of there name.

Facts

Low

10

3

Test page with correct plug-in.

Plug-ins / Applets

Critical

5

2

Test with Java installed.

Plug-ins / Applets

Critical

5

2

Test with no plug-in installed.

Plug-ins / Applets

High

5

3

Test with wrong plug-in version installed.

Plug-ins / Applets

High

5

3

Test with no Java installed.

Plug-ins / Applets

High

5

3

Test with wrong version of  Java installed.

Plug-ins / Applets

High

5

3

Are web logs reflecting activity.

Logging / Tracking

High

10

4

Is there tractability of user actions.

Logging / Tracking

Medium

10

4

Do error logs capture problems.

Logging / Tracking

Low

10

3

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