Here is is quick checklist for conducting a Cross Browser Testing. A Tester need to take care of following areas (in each browser) while doing Cross Browser Testing:

  • Page Layout
  • Text Alignments
  • Font Sizes
  • Page Navigation
  • Mouse Hover / Tool Tops
  • CSS, HTML or XHTML validation (various tools available like w3s validator, etc)
  • Java Script
  • Client side Validations of fields – with and without javascript enabled
  • CSS validation
  • Header & Footer Layout
  • Usability Controls (Select options using tab & shift+tab )
  • SSL certificates
  • Image alignments
  • Upload File
  • Export File
  • Submit Functionality
  • Navigation Links & Page Links
  • Check Box functionality
  • Animations
  • Form saving functionality
  • Font Styles
  • Performance of application
  • Tool Tips
  • Grids / Tables in the page – If there are fields like dropdown then check their look and field.
  • Scroll Bar appearance
  • Space between fields:
    • Space between two sub-sections/fields
    • Space between labels & checkboxes/radio buttons
    • Space between two radio buttons/checkboxes
  • Modal/Popups
  • Flash work
  • Page Zoom / Increase Text size

– Happy Testing

Guest Article by Gaurav Dhiman


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