Articles about website testing, design & SEO

A selection of articles by Daron Harvey

Articles by Daron Harvey

Articles on Website Testing

Reasons to outsource website testing

Why should you consider outsourcing your website testing and what are the benefits compared to using in-house resources?

Why should you consider outsourcing your website testing?

Outsource Testing ⇨

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7 reasons to test your website

7 of main reasons for testing your website so you can reduce the risks of costly mistakes.

7 of the main 7 reasons to test your website.

Testing Your Website ⇨

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What is User Testing?

New website, new page or marketing campaign? Have they been user tested to find out what potential customers REALLY think?

New website or marketing campaign? What do customers REALLY think?

What is User Testing? ⇨

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Testing Car Rental Systems

What does testing car rental reservation systems involve? From selection of location, dates, vehicle and add-ons right through to completion, the potential for errors is huge.

Throughout the entire car rental reservation process, the potential for error is huge. So what should we test?

Testing Car Rental Reservation Systems ⇨

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e-Commerce Testing

Testing eCommerce websites can cover a wide range of areas, from user experience, functionality, pricing, promotions, payment processing, delivery and much more...

Testing eCommerce websites covers many areas including user experience, functionality, payments, and much more

e-Commerce Testing ⇨

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Cross Browser Testing

What is cross browser testing and why is it important? Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Safari and Opera have different characteristics which can affect how web pages are displayed.

What is cross browser testing, and why is it important?

Cross Browser Testing ⇨

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Types of Website Testing

What are the difference types of website testing and what they can do for you and the success of your website?

What are the different types of website testing?

Types of Website Testing ⇨

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Website User Acceptance Testing

Does your new project meet the requirements of the business? User Acceptance Testing (or UAT) aims to ensure that the project does what it is supposed to do.

User Acceptance Testing (or UAT) aims to ensure that the project does what it is supposed to do.

User Acceptance Testing ⇨

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Website Functional Testing

The testing of website functionality covers many aspects of a website, ranging basic link and navigation functionality, to e-commerce, account management, and many other things.

Testing website functionality can include links, navigation, e-commerce, account management, and many other things.

Website Functional Testing ⇨

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Website Regression Testing

Regression testing is used to verify that features and functionality that worked correctly before any coding updates were carried out still work as intended after the updates.

Regression testing ensures that things which worked correctly before code changes still work afterwards.

Regression Testing ⇨

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Why should we test websites?

Can you honestly say that your website is working as designed, and without errors or things which might frustrate your customers? This explains why you should test your website and online platforms.

Any problem with your website could be a reason to lose business!

Why Test? ⇨

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Articles on Web Design

International ecommerce websites

Experiences from more that 20 years of building a managing translated international ecommerce websites

Experiences from more that 20 years in international ecommerce.

International eCommerce ⇨

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Web design case study - DHBathrooms

Here's how I took over an existing website for a client, refreshed it, improved and optimised it, and helped it to generate more leads for his business.

Redesigning an existing website to help it generate more leads for the business.

Rebuilding the website ⇨

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Cheap websites - What to expect

A cheap website could save you money and be perfect if your needs are low and you want something simple. But be aware of what you might get (and what you might NOT get!)

It's worth being aware of what you might get, and what you might NOT get!

Cheap web design ⇨

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Should you display prices on your website?

Wouldn't it be beneficial to display prices on your website if a prospective customer is trying to find out what you're likely to charge?

Is it a good idea to display prices for your services on your website?

Displaying prices ⇨

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Web design principles checklist

Building your own website? Here are some guidelines and things to consider for your website .

Here are some guidelines and things to consider when building a website.

Web Design Principles ⇨

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Do I need a website if I'm on Facebook?

Many businesses use Facebook as a platform to reach new customers, so why could you benefit from having a website and Facebook page?

Why would you want a website AND a Facebook page?

Websites and Facebook ⇨

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Is your website slow to load?

Websites are often slow because of the way they have been built. Here are some common causes of slow websites which could be affecting your site.

Websites are often slow because of the way they have been built.

Slow Websites ⇨

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Selecting images for web pages

How to avoid some of the most common pitfalls when selecting and applying images to web pages which could help improve page load times.

How to avoid some common pitfalls when selecting website images.

Image Selection ⇨

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Customers, Personas and User Stories

How can customer personas and user stories help us focus on what our customers want from our websites and our businesses?

How customer personas can help us focus on target customers.

Customer Personas ⇨

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Do I need a mobile friendly website?

The importance of websites being mobile friendly, and the consequences of not having a mobile friendly website could be losing you business.

Not having a mobile friendly website could be losing you business.

Mobile Friendly Websites ⇨

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The Importance of Page Speed

What can I do to speed up my website? Why is my website slow and how can I test the load time of my web pages?

Why is my website slow? What can I do to speed up my website?

Web Page Speed ⇨

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Website builders and slow web pages

Why do many websites which have been built with WordPress and other website builders load slow and do not work well on mobiles?

Why do many WordPress websites not work well on mobiles?

Slow WordPress Sites ⇨

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Websites That Add Value

How can a website add value to my business? Why are some websites cheaper than others?

Can a website add value to my business?

Websites That Add Value ⇨

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Cheap Websites - Are there hidden costs?

Website costs not clear enough? How much should a website cost and is cheap really saving you money?

How much should a website cost?

Cheap Websites ⇨

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What are responsive websites?

Why do some websites only work properly on some devices? Why is my website slow on mobile phones? What are responsive websites and why are they important?

What are responsive websites and why are they important?

Responsive Websites ⇨

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What is a Website Builder?

What is a website builder? Are website builders free? Are website builders any good?

What is a website builder? Are website builders free?

What is a Website Builder ⇨

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Web form security

How does Targa handle web forms containing malicious content and help to reduce spam?

How does Targa handle web forms containing malicious content?

Web Form Security ⇨

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Articles on SEO

Need ideas for good website content?

It can be difficult coming up with good website content ideas so here are some suggestions which might make it a little easier.

It can sometimes be dificult writing good website content...

Ideas for Website Content ⇨

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Writing quality website content

Your website's content is vital for not only your customers, but also for SEO.

So writing quality content is worth spending time on. Just make sure you review it from time to time!

Your website's content is vital for not only your customers, but also for SEO.

Writing Quality Web Content ⇨

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What are the main HTML tags for Google?

Successful SEO requires optimal use of specific tags in each web page, so let's look at what are considered to be amongst the most important HTML tags for Google and other search engines.

Successful SEO requires optimal use of specific tags in each web page.

HTML tags for Google ⇨

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Daron Harvey

About Daron Harvey: I'm the founder of Targa Web Solutions, specialising in website management, testing, auditing, troubleshooting & consultancy. I'm now in my 27th year of professional website production, testing and eCommerce best practices, including management of large multi-lingual multi $Billion global websites. No AI was needed or used to write the content on this page!
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