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Web testing focuses on web applications.

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Why do HTML IDs need to be unique?

It is considered a good practice to have unique IDs of HTML elements. HTML standard specifies so: https://www.w3schools.com/htmL/html_id.asp You cannot have more than one element with the same id in ...
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Which browsing mode is better for Web App Testing? Incognito mode or Normal mode?

I have a web app for testing. Can someone tell which browsing mode(Incognito/Normal) is better? What are pros and cons of testing Web App in Incognito mode and Normal mode? My mentor advises to use ...
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webtest Request failed: The request was aborted: Could not create SSL/TLS secure channel

I have developed some webtests in VS2017 pointing to a test site which on my local machine run and pass as expected When running these on our test rig I get a "Request failed: The request was aborted:...
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Tool to record WATIR scripts?

I need a tool to record browser action and generate WATIR scripts. Is there any tool available for this?
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What is the best tool to record web actions and export scripts?

I need a tool that records user action on browser and generates scripts 9preferaably in multiple formats) for me to run afterwards. What will be the best tool?
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How AdBlock Affects Web Testing

Can anyone explain in detail how AdBlock would affect a website under test? My mentor advises disabling it before web testing, but I don’t understand why I would need to disable AdBlock.
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Is it a best practice to use loops for a test case to run it multiple times?

When writing a test case is it a best practice to use loops for several test cases? For an example consider following two code segments Code 1 public class testing{ public void ...
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Is it neccessary to consider the front end while testing backend?

Now I am writing tests for django application and it is very confusing task. Since I am working for some other person, I need to have complete test cases in my test. I have some doubts; please help me....
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What should i test while fetching data from the database?

I am using django python framework for building web application. I am new to testing and i have lot of doubts. Consider my statements below and please let me know whether am i right or not? Consider i ...
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WebTest Plugin not used when the Webtests are in a folder

Following a problem I had with TLS connection I found out that when a WebTest is located inside a folder it wont use the custom WebTestPlugin that is set in the WebTest. Is there a fix for this ...
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How do you test the cache of a website?

I am trying to find some guidance and a tool for testing whether a page on a website is cached or not. Please could someone advise what is the best process?
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Google extension Check My Links returns different test results for the same webpage

I am using Check My Links to verify if a webpage has any deadlink, but interestingly, for the same given page, Check My Links returns a few different test results. One result is 183 while another one ...
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