Questions tagged [manual-testing]

Can also be described as "interactive testing" - used for any question involving testing performed by humans or with human intervention.

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Is it good practice to write unit tests when features are changed frequently?

Should I write the unit test cases for a frequently changing product? For example: I start the project with Phase 1 (say it's 6 months long) and I know there will be a phase 2 (3-4 months or more) ...
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How to test if AWS SNS has delivered SMS successfully

If there a mechanism I can validate if my SNS service has successfully pushed SMS on to customers phone through logs or delivery status. And incase of failure an alert can be generated. Does AWS ...
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Recommendation required for testing if SMS are getting delivered in various countries along with its content

I am looking for a tool which can help me test the following :- Whether SMS is getting delivered to various countries. Validate if SMS is getting split into multiple notifications or not. Content of ...
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Feature branch testing before code is merged?

I am a QA professional working for a team which is planning to create feature branches for developers to implement independent features. We had a debate if Testing on each feature branch should be ...
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Which is the best tool for free temporary email service? [closed]

I checked the various tools for it but want to know about the best tool for my requirement. found some of the high rated tools on web: TEMPMAIL MAILDROP MAILINATOR Mail7 YOPMAIL Although I tried all ...
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Optimal way to write Test Cases for the same functionality

I'm trying to change my approach to testing and use more documented, thought out formula. I'm trying to write test cases, was reading some theory, but I'm still meeting some obstacles. For example - ...
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Multiple people reviewing a Pull Request

This is a question around job satisfaction, rather than anything technical. Some background: I'm a manual tester for a web app and my main job is to test new changes and features through PRs. By the ...
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I am a Junior software QA specialist, I am kind lost to understand what to do in this scenario?

Scenario: Suppose that there is a mobile application (Hotel Booking). A particular use case does not work as expected (view booking history), as it has several defects and the business requirements ...
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Is there an app that allows me to login to and manage multiple IE sessions under different user accounts?

I’m testing an intranet web app on IE11 and need to open about 8 browsers, each under a different login ID. It’s hard to navigate through 6-8 separate IE windows so I was wondering if there’s an app ...
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Documentation which is used while onboarding new Tester

What do you call a document which is created to help new Tester in a team to understand the product/Application?
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What testing should be carried out in which environment?

The solution in question is a financial transaction based platform made up of a number of Microservices. The question relates to the testing performed at each stage of the release pipeline. We ...
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Difference between ISTQB & BBST, Which one have powerful content? [closed]

I know it could be an opinion-based question between two groups(ISTQB vs BBST) but I would like to say as the content is invaluable for anyone who wants to be a better tester. if as freshers want to ...
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What's the difference between behavioral testing and gray box testing, isn't the same? [closed]

I know that gray box testing is a combination between black and white testing and behavioral testing is mainly black with possibility that testers read design or code on the basis of their knowledge ...
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Security test cases for Payment module in eCommerce sites?

I'm writing test cases for eCommerce site checkout flow. So as part of that, I'm looking for negative cases where checkout can go wrong around the payment area as the main scope lies in it.
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Automating POS application to do same action in different instances

I have a POS application that works in different client bases. I need to test if I generate a bill at the same time from two different locations, will it gets interchanged or any such anomalies. Is it ...
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Scope of testing in terms of cross browser testing and cross platform testing

I would need support from QA experts to define the scope of testing for the following requirements Cross browser testing - When we get a requirement to test a website developed in PHP and angular js. ...
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How to write user acceptance testing for web app?

I need some guidance around user acceptance testing cases for web development, meaning I have developed GUI for a user to log in and register. I need now to write test cases for this graphic user ...
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So I have missed a BUG and passed a test case

I have been working on a new project for the past couple of months. The last three weeks of testing prior to release were super intense, and as I was the only QA on project, I have been working ...
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Is there a tool to mirror input events on one device to multiple devices?

I am working on testing a progressive web app. Initially I've tried tools like Browserstack because it's tedious to manually run the same test multiple times on physical phone. Although these tools ...
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Rest API and resources validation from QA perspective

In the current project, let "toys" be the category and "gun" be the product. The ID for the toys category is 2 and ID for the gun product is 1. The URI for categories is /api/v1/categories/<...
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Need ideas/suggestions for validating test cases for a large web application

I'm currently testing a web application that has 300+ test cases. I'm doing manual validation only. How to prioritize them and to make sure I'm covering 100%? I'm also validating the reports page ...
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Difference between Corner Case Testing, Boundary Case Testing and Edge Case Testing

Can someone explain difference between Corner Case Testing, Boundary Case Testing and Edge Case Testing with an example.
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Difference between Accessibility Testing and Usability Testing?

Both terms Accessibility Testing and Usability Testing seems similar. Are they both same? Or is there any difference between Accessibility Testing and Usability Testing?
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Is it important to know manual testing before learning test automation?

Is it important to know manual testing before starting to learn how to do test automation? Test automation is a part of testing activity, so obviously you need to be aware of testing concepts and ...
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What is shoulder checkin in software testing?

I had an interview and they asked me about shoulder checking. This is the first time I heard this term. Share your knowledge on this topic.
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Regression Testing: Set Proper Test Boundry After a Bug Fix or Refactor

Let's say a developer fixed a bug or refactor a component which can affect many places in the application. As a tester how do you define the scope of the regression tests so you don’t miss any bad ...
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What are the scopes of API testing

I am testing few API endpoints of a product and there are many observations like: Server response with 500 error if the application content type is JSON instead of form data. Different endpoints ...
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Writing test cases for a test with repetitive test steps

I have a task where I need to test payment through different payment methods (31 methods). What is the best practice in writing test cases with repetitive test steps? Should I just use "Repeat steps 1-...
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How do I execute/test a large set of test cases with limited time and resources?

We have a large set of test cases but limited time and resources to execute/test them all. We thought but it's not possible to execute/test everything. I want to know strategies which will be ...
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How to integrate 4 QA engineers into 4 dev (Scrum) teams?

In the Product Team I work in, the engineering resources look as follows: 4 dev teams (4-5 members each), each team with a dedicated Product Owner 1 QA team (4 members) Approach 1: Currently, the ...
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Is there an effective tool for organizing or salvaging test suites in Azure DevOps Test Labs?

I am having a lot of trouble making heads or tails of our test cases that existed prior to my on boarding. A third party vendor took all of our test suites from TFS and dumped them into a single test ...
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Can't able to print the failure Message in Jmeter if API request getting fail

I tried the multiple API hits on the server through Jmeter and save the result data in the file but some how I cant print the failure Message in the file, any body helps me how to print the failure ...
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How to write good test scenarios?

Scenario 1: As a admin i want to verify pet owner names won't ask by IVR assistance < Pet Owner number register in PMS DB > Description: weather user call for give IVR number while connecting IVR ...
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What are the important features to use with Selenium IDE? [closed]

I am an intern and was assigned to be a Software Tester.
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Which document is used for post deployment and what is its name/content?

Which document is used for post deployment or what is the name of that document. And what things does this document include?
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How should a Software Tester deal with missed Defects/bugs in release [duplicate]

I work as a QA/test engineer in a small software company. It is a web based product. I was assigned a few projects by my manager. I mostly do functional/black-box testing. Before the release, I tested ...
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How do we react as a real users while testing the web application

Any ideas and suggestions to test web applications as a real user perspective. The reason while asking this question is while doing UI testing we are more concentrating on the functionality for the ...
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Why do many jobs describe automation but then require extensive manual testing?

The question somewhat stems from frustration after seeing recent trends in software testing jobs: In Job Description, automation skills are given utmost priority. All the interview rounds will be ...
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Testing REST - submitting a web-form. Identifying why the server responses with 500 for some emails and for some - 200

The troubled email is teststudent12@skyeng.ru, the URL is https://junior.skyeng.ru/online-uroki-po-matematike/ (form is placed almost at footer). The website to test is in Russian. If you want to ...
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How to effectively document exploratory testing sessions for future re-use without slowing down?

Background: On using exploratory testing heavily complimenting automated testing , where every tester documents his/her observations in individual personal ways in fast timebox sessions which is ...
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How to test a system alone with very little experience?

I have little experience with testing and I'm being hired to work on a team where I am the only tester. I'm struggling to find the best approach for the process. Being alone should I write down a test ...
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Overcoming Cultural Differences with off-shore people

starting position At the moment I have different test teams at my disposal who work on different continents or who accompany my project like now in India. I have noticed a wide variety of ...
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Are there more agile testing techniques like test jumpers, mob testing etc.?

In our project we want to move away from the regular testing methods (e.g. ISTQB specification based testing) and we want to expand our testing technique with agile testing techniques. Who knows agile ...
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How can I measure how effective my testing is? What metrics should I use?

I am working as SQA and mostly do smoke testing and regression testing manually. But I think it is consuming more time and I am not certain about if it's completely tested or not.
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Difference between Test coverage and RTM?

What is difference between Test coverage and Requirement traceability matrix?
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User Acceptance Testing with Single sign on enabled

our client want to test the system, UAT. But they have a single sign-on implemented. They want 1 single person to log in as 4 different users on their machine to perform UAT? But I assume single sign-...
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Usability testing vs UX testing.What is the difference?

I khow that UX - How user feels about using a product. UI-how easy it is to use a product and how convenient is a product to end user. Is it the same or not?
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Does the test and test tooling differ from Magento to other test tools or solutions?

I am on my way to one of my next Magento projects. Currently there is no test environment, no test days, no concepts or test plans. Even a team has to be set up first. I have already worked a lot in ...
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Why use an API test if I can get the same information from the website?

Why should I check the server response by using a GET call through an API if I already have a button on the site with the functionality to call the same method?

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