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General Discussion

James Carney
James Carney
16,255 Points

What tools or where to you go to test a site?

I am working on a site for a friend and I thought it looked great by my standards, but then I sent the link to a couple friends to get their opinion on what I should add/change and I got a lot of feedback that I never thought about.

Questions:

  1. Where do you go to test the UX/UI of a site with actual users?
  2. What tools (web apps, sites, actual apps) that test what the site will look like on different platforms? I know of some, but I'm curious of what other people use and why.

1 Answer

Ricky Catron
Ricky Catron
13,023 Points

I really like Firefox developer addition to test a lot of things such as responsiveness. It has a ton of helpful built in tools and plugins for more. I also contact a few friends and ask them to open it on both their computer and phone and sent me screenshots. This has always felt more reliable to me then one of the numerous testing sites. My standard is if my mother, very bad at technology, can work the site it is probably good.

Goodluck! --Ricky