E-Commerce Testing: Things to Concentrate On

by Nataliia Vasylyna | May 5, 2016 12:57 pm

From the perspective of software testing company employees, testing of e-commerce systems may be considered monotonous, if not boring.

In actual fact, e-commerce checking as a type of software testing[1] can be a good chance to demonstrate the creativity and enthusiasm of a software tester. When testing unfamiliar e-commerce platform, a tester can act like a regular user and find unexpected bugs with the help of exploratory testing[2] techniques. Moreover, a fresh perspective can help a sharp-eyed software tester to find interface issues comparable with the ones found during complex usability testing[3].

What Aspects of E-Commerce Testing Deserve a Special Focus?

User experience is not just how a user reacts on fonts and button colors. It also includes checking for the presence of dead-end processes and confusing factors. It is needless to say that unpleasant bottlenecks like these should be eliminated as early as possible.

During e-commerce testing, it is extremely important to focus on things that a customer observes, uses and is influenced by. If a customer is confused and annoyed with a product, he/she will most likely choose not to use it. That’s why a great idea is to entrust the execution of e-commerce testing to companies that know exactly how it should be done.

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Endnotes:
  1. software testing: https://qatestlab.com/services/We-Are-Professionals-in/software-product-testing/
  2. exploratory testing: https://qatestlab.com/services/No-Documentation/exploratory-testing/
  3. usability testing: https://qatestlab.com/services/We-Are-Professionals-in/usability-testing/
  4. Is your online store ready for Christmas Rush?: https://blog.qatestlab.com/2018/12/18/ecommerce-christmas-rush/
  5. How to make users add your online shop to bookmarks?: https://blog.qatestlab.com/2019/10/08/adding-online-shop-to-bookmarks/
  6. Customer loyalty programs: types and tools overview: https://blog.qatestlab.com/2019/01/08/customer-loyalty-programs/
  7. How to Improve E-Commerce Products?: https://blog.qatestlab.com/2017/01/30/improve-ecommerce-products/
  8. What is PSD2 (Payment Service Directive 2) about?: https://blog.qatestlab.com/2019/11/07/payment-service-directive-2/

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