Common mistakes to avoid when creating a website.
Error 5 : Not testing the website

written by Alex

July 3, 2023

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That’s it? Is your website finally ready to go live? But tell me, did you take the time to test the website before revealing it to the general public? Because imagine that this is one of the common mistakes when creating your website and it is a crucial step that many people neglect.

You have followed all the essential steps to create your website. You have defined a clear objective, designed your website with a focus on users and content, and you have not forgotten to take SEO standards into account. Now it’s time to see your work come to life and share it with the world.

But wait ! There is one last decisive step to remember: testing your website before putting it online. Because, believe me, it can sometimes hold some big surprises! So before you take the plunge, take a moment to make sure everything is working perfectly by testing your website in every way. This is your chance to make sure everything is running like clockwork.

Leave no room for bugs or the unexpected, and get ready to shine online with a flawless website!

Here is the conversation I had with an enthusiastic entrepreneur who wanted to launch his website after weeks of hard work, but he forgot to test the website first. Watch out for surprises!

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“Hi ! I know you’ve been working hard on your website and can’t wait to get it live, but have you thought about testing it before launching it?”

“Well, I have to admit that I haven’t taken the time to test it yet. I can’t wait to share it with everyone!”

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“I understand your enthusiasm, but believe me, it is really important to test your website before putting it online. Many people make the mistake of skipping this crucial step. Don’t fall into the same trap!”

“Why is it so important to test my website?”

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“Well, if you don’t test your website, you risk encountering compatibility issues, navigation errors, and display issues that could spoil the user experience. You want your website to be user-friendly and glitch-free, right?”

“Of course, I want visitors to have a good time on my website. So what should I do to test it properly?”

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“Start by checking that all the pages are accessible and that the links work correctly. Also, make sure the images are well-aligned and the content is easy to read. You can even use online tools like Google PageSpeed Insights or GTmetrix to check your website’s loading speed. It’s free and it would be a shame to deprive yourself of it!”

“Alright, I’ll make sure to do all of that. Is there anything else I should test?”

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“Yes, it is important to test your website on different browsers and devices. Visitors can use different browsers like Google Chrome, Safari, Firefox, etc., and access your website from smartphones, tablets or laptops. You must ensure that your website is compatible with all these environments.”

“Oh I see. I didn’t think of that. Once I have checked all this, can I finally launch my website?”

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“Not so fast! Don’t forget to test all the features of your website, such as contact forms, social media buttons, etc. You don’t want visitors to face any problems or difficulties when interacting with your website, do you?”

“Effectively. I now understand how crucial testing my website is. Thank you for these recommendations!”

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“It was nothing ! By testing your website, you avoid problems and improve the user experience, which can lead to more traffic and conversions. Good luck with your tests and if all goes well, your website will finally be able to debut online!”

Now you see that it is essential to test the website and carry out extensive testing before publishing it online. Don’t underestimate this necessary step to make sure everything works perfectly.

By testing your website, you can detect and resolve compatibility, navigation, display, and functionality issues. This allows you to provide an optimal user experience and ensure that your website is accessible on all browsers and devices, which broadens your potential audience.

Pre-testing helps to avoid unpleasant surprises and improve the quality of the website, thus ensuring its success and performance. Don’t overlook this crucial step and get ready to shine online by making sure everything is running smoothly. Don’t let these little worries spoil the party and give your users an unforgettable experience!

You now have all the keys in hand to create a top-notch website. Avoid these common mistakes and follow these smart tips: set a clear goal, create a user-friendly design, write quality content, optimize your SEO and above all, do some tests before putting your website online. With these tips in hand, you will create a professional and super useful website for your visitors. So, shall we get started?

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Do you dream of a website or a mobile application in your image, but you don’t know where to start? Don’t worry, Dawa Web Agency is there to help you create your website or your mobile application, by offering you personalized support and tailor-made solutions.

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