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LoadFocus is a cloud testing platform. With LoadFocus you can check your website/API performance, inspect mobile rendering, compare versions of your website and much more.
Let’s say you have an email campaign planned for thousands of subscribers and you want to check how your website/blog is going to behave when tens or hundreds of users are going to hit your website every second.
With LoadFocus you can mimic this behaviour with our Load Testing service, you can simulate load on your website or APIs with 1000 concurrent users per second or 600k requests per test. You can select from 6 different world test locations, so your load test scenario can be very realistic. Here are some more articles to get you start with running your first load test and understand performance and load testing metrics better:
The above Load Testing related articles will get you up to speed with Load Testing, as a best practice in software development, reasons why is good to load test your application, website or web services, and how to understand better your load test results. Here is another article on how to load test my website.
For more articles related to load testing, please check our blog.
How fast your website loads can affect customer conversion rate. There are improvements that you can do in order to make your web pages load faster.
Response time, Latency, Performance score, Minifying Assets (JS, CSS, HTML), Optimising Images, CDN for Multiple Locations and others may improve your page load and increase your customer conversion rate, below is a list of related website speed testing articles:
Run a free website speed test for your website.
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Load Testing your cryptocurrency exchange service is very easy with the Cloud Load Testing Tool provided by LoadFocus.
You can easily simulate exchange transactions by calling your API endpoints within our load testing tool. It can simulate up to 600k requests per each load test.
Load tests run in real-time and you can inspect multiple performance metrics like: response time, latency time, requests per second, throughput per second, and identify potential errors and bottlenecks that may impact your customers. Here you can better understand errors and response codes.
Also, multiple cloud locations are available so you can simulate traffic from different part of the world.
To provide a faster web interface, you can run a free website speed test and discover potential speed improvements for your Cryptocurrency Exchange Service.
For more details on how to get started here click here.
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We’ve introduced an easy way to find which technologies are used by the website under test, in case you have ever wondered on how to find what technology is behind the particular website.
In order to find out what technology is used by a website, just scroll on the results page to check the Built With Technology section. It detects CMS, CRM, , E-Commerce platforms, web frameworks, server software, analytics tools and others. All you have to do is to put website name and then it shows all the information related to website.
Here is an example of a test, and now it’s also part of our Free Website Speed Test.
This will help you better understand by your website loads slower than expected, and find out what other website are using in terms of the scripts and technologies behind that website, and find out more information about competitors.
LoadFocus is a cloud testing platform for:
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Here is the list with some of the most popular visual comparison tools for discovering UI design issues:
LoadFocus Visual Regression Testing – AUTOMATED VISUAL REGRESSION TOOL for Websites and UI Designs
BackstopJS – BackstopJS automates visual regression testing of your responsive web UI by comparing DOM screenshots over time.
Wraith – A responsive screenshot comparison tool
PhantomCSS – Visual/CSS regression testing with PhantomJS
CasperJS – Navigation scripting and testing utility for PhantomJS and SlimerJS http://casperjs.org/
Spectre – A simple UI for browsing and inspecting diffs, and an API for runner scripts to submit screenshots to and receive a pass or fail in real time. (For use with Wraith, Backstop, Selenium etc)
VisualReview – VisualReview, a human-friendly tool for testing and reviewing visual regressions.
Gemini – Gemini is a utility for regression testing the visual appearance of web pages.
WebdriverCSS – Regression testing tool for WebdriverIO
Kobold – Visual regression testing framework, comparing screenshots from multiple builds
LoadFocus is a cloud testing platform for Load Testing, Website Speed Testing, Mobile Testing, Automated Website Testing and Visual Regression Testing. 2 minutes read
Visual Regression Testing tool from LoadFocus allows to compare two version of your website in just seconds. Let’s say that you have two environments for your website, Staging and Production, and you want to make sure that any visual change you made on the Staging version is expected and now other changes/bugs are going to be introduced.
With Visual Regression Testing tool you can create a test where you define the two versions of your website, with every webpage that you want to run the screenshot comparison test.
Here are the steps how you can compare two versions of your website in seconds, have the test saved in LoadFocus Platform.
- Define each webpage you want to runt the test agains i.e. https://loadfocus-staging.com vs https://loadfocus.com
- Choose which responsive screen or mobile device to open the webpage and take the screenshot
- Set the threshold for passing/failing the test (basically all different pixels below this threshold are going to be ignored)
- Run the test from within https://loadfocus.com/visual-regression-testing or from the Chrome Extension
- Inspect the generated screenshot to view differences highlighted in red
Run the Visual Regression test in just seconds for all the defined webpages, also for faster access to results, you can use the Chrome Extension for Visual Regression Tests.
Easily spot the differences by accessing the generated comparison image which is available from within the visual test.
The Visual Regression test will fail if the differences between the two pages are higher than a set threshold (“tolerance” can be set from 0% to 90%).
Hope you enjoyed this new visual regression testing service which will make your life easier and will give you more confidence when releasing new functionalities/features. To have an idea, how this service works, you can play with the free screenshot comparison tool.
The Visual Regression Testing tool is part of LoadFocus and will be available for all plans, check our Pricing and Plans.
LoadFocus is a cloud testing platform for Load Testing, Website Speed Testing, Mobile Testing, Automated Website Testing and Visual Regression Testing.
1 minute readLoadFocus.com: Screenshot Comparison tool is visual regression testing of your responsive web UI by comparing DOM screenshots
screenshot test application for responsive websites and web-applications.
The Screenshot Comparison tool uses a headless browser to create screenshots of webpages on different environments and then creates a diff of the two images with the affected areas are highlighted in red.
1. Takes screenshots of your webpages (URLs)
2. Run a comparison task across them
3. Output a diff PNG file comparing the two images with the number of pixels that have changed.
4. If any screenshot’s diff is above the threshold you specified, the test Passes.
5. The failed screenshot will also be highlighted in the list.
Create more tests and define more URLs per test with Visual Regression Testing Tool.
LoadFocus.com: Free Screenshot Comparison tool is useful to test responsive layouts since it’s very hard and time consuming to test all of a project’s screen elements at every breakpoint.
Visual regression allows you to make comparisons based on (pixel differences) between the baseline versions of the site and the version in development (comparing staging vs. production environments).
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