Ten Ways to Kill Web Bugs Dead
In This Chapter
Avoiding gaffes in markup and spelling
Keeping links hot and fresh
Gathering beta testers to check, double-check, and triple-check your site
Applying user feedback to your site
After you put the finishing touches on a set of pages but before you go public on the web for the entire world to see, it’s time to put them through their paces. Testing remains the best way to ensure site quality and effectiveness.
Thorough testing must include content review, analysis of HTML and CSS syntax and semantics, link checks, and various checks to make darn sure that what’s built is what you really want. Read this chapter for gems of testing wisdom (learned from a lifetime of web adventures) as we seek to rid your web pages of bugs, errors, and lurking infelicities. Out! Out! Darned Spot!
Make a List and Check It — Twice
A sense of urgency that things must work well and look good on a website never fails to goad you to keep your site humming along. That said, if you work from a visual diagram of how your site is (or should be) organized, you’ll ...