Join Morten Rand-Hendriksen for an in-depth discussion in this video Testing the site before going live, part of WordPress DIY: Restaurant Website.
- Before taking the site live,…it's important to run it through a full battery of tests…to make sure everything is working correctly,…people are landing where they're supposed to,…that every piece of text has been proof written,…that all the images are displaying…where they're supposed to,…and that everything works across all conceivable devices.…So here's what you do.…First, go to the site and click on every single link,…so that means go to every single page,…then click on every single link within that page,…then go to the sidebar and click on all those links.…Test to make sure, as you're clicking on different things,…that they're actually behaving as they're intended.…
While you're doing this, it's also a good idea…to proofread every single piece of text that's on the page…at the same time.…That way you'll catch any stray errors…that might have snuck in in the content creation process…or when you were copying content from one page to another.…Because, humans are as fallible as computers are…and it's a good bet that at least one thing…
Find more courses in this series in our WordPress DIY playlist.
- Making a basic content inventory
- Finding a suitable theme
- Adding a food menu page
- Customizing fonts, colors, and navigation
- Adding a contact form and reservations widget with Jetpack
- Testing the site
Skill Level Beginner
1. Preparing to Build a Site
2. Picking and Configuring a Theme
3. Extending Functionality with Plugins
Adding a contact form4m 25s
4. Going Live
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