Usability Tools

UserTesting.com

August 25, 2011

UserTesting.com has built a large panel of users who will record their on-screen actions and voice as they use your website. For each user’s test session, you get a video and their written summary. It costs $39 and is typically ready in one hour. The users are pre-screened to ensure they can follow instructions, stay […]

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SiteBeam

September 22, 2011

SiteBeam creates insights on a website in minutes. They can then turn any of their reports into a presentation or a detailed report automatically. This makes it very easy to share reports. You can also see results of your reports compared to your competitors. The type of reports you can get are: Complete report Test […]

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Browsera

September 21, 2011

Browsera will notify you of possible cross-browser layout problems it finds while testing your site. Instead of having to check out each screenshot on your own, you’ll get a report detailing which pages have potential problems. You can quickly see the problems indicated as each screenshot is highlighted in the problematic areas. Browsera is like […]

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Adobe BrowserLab

September 21, 2011

Adobe BrowserLab is a free cross-browser compatibility tool that lets you test a number of modern and legacy browsers, including various versions of Chrome, Safari, IE and Firefox. It gives you a number of ways to view pages, get a full-view screenshot, even beneath the fold, or compare how your web page looks in two […]

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Userfly

September 18, 2011

UserFly offers silent movies of your users’ interactions with your website. You place JavaScript on your Web pages that causes users’ mouse movements, clicks and keystrokes to be recorded. The result looks like a screen cast of the user’s screen.  UserFly ranges from free for up to 10 page views per month and gradually increases […]

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Cross Browser Testing

September 18, 2011

With CrossBrowserTesting you can actually test your website ‘live’ by using the browser instead of receiving screenshots or a report showing you what is wrong. This means that you are able to pick up issues regarding JavaScript menus or AJAX functionality that you wouldn’t see with a simple screenshot. url: http://crossbrowsertesting.com/

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Spur

September 16, 2011

Spur is a free tool that allows you to evaluate your screenshot or webpage with 7 different tools. It will allow you to evaluate your webpages in: grayscale mode – what your page looks like with color removed intersection – where the lines of the page draw visitor’s eyes contrast – By turning up the contrast […]

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Bo.lt

September 14, 2011

Bo.lt lets you remix pages and share them with the people you want to reach. Once you Bo.LT a url they make a copy of the page and run it on very advanced content delivery network that is tuned for incredibly fast page serving and incredibly fast editing and sharing. When you put a page […]

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ClickTest

September 7, 2011

ClickTest allows three types of tests that you can perform on your page. To get started, you’ll want to create a screenshot of your web page and put it into a .jpg or other image file format. Then, you can conduct these tests: “Fivesecondtest” — In this test, you show the web page to the user […]

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IETester

September 6, 2011

IETester is a free, downloadable web browser that allows you to render different versions of IE in side-by-side windows and check for errors. There’s also a  debugging option to identify tough-to-find problems. url: http://www.my-debugbar.com/wiki/IETester/HomePage

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