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May 28, 2019 | By Jordan Kohl
While continuous integration is a common practice for most development teams, the stateful nature of WordPress makes it difficult, but not impossible, to setup. For our open source WordPress plugin, we wanted to integrate our standard build and test process for every pull request using CircleCI. While it might be easier to setup a permanent staging environment, we wanted every build to be isolated for dependable testing.
May 15, 2019 | By Jordan Kohl
Many websites and even applications online are built on top of a CMS. According to recent survey data, WordPress has a 60% market share, making it the most popular CMS by far. The next closest competitor, Joomla, has only 5.2%! But unlike bespoke software, many people don’t test their WordPress website. While the core of WordPress is fairly well tested by it’s creators, users, and the open source community, the same cannot be said for every plugin and theme.
May 1, 2019 | By Jordan Kohl
Ghost Inspector is an automated browser testing tool for continuously monitoring websites. We recently released our WordPress plugin to show test results inside your WordPress admin dashboard. In this tutorial, you will learn how to build your own plugin using React, Webpack, and the Ghost Inspector API. You can view the final source code on GitHub.
Apr 12, 2019 | By Jordan Kohl
Ghost Inspector is an automated browser testing tool for continously monitoring websites. Many of those websites run on WordPress. After lots of demand from our users, we've built a plugin to show your Ghost Inspector test results right inside your WordPress admin panel. The plugin enables you to display the latest test results for a single suite on the dashboard of any self-hosted WordPress installation. Keep reading to learn how to install and setup the plugin.
Mar 19, 2019 | By Justin Klemm
The Ghost Inspector team got together for our annual company off-site in Austin, TX this year. We always plan our off-site around presenting at an industry-related event. This year we were thrilled to present to the Austin Automation Professionals Meetup on the topic of headless browsers and testing at scale.
Jan 22, 2019 | By Ghost Inspector
Chrome and Firefox now fully support a “headless” mode to help facilitate and speed up end-to-end testing, with other browsers potentially following suit. But what are headless browsers, exactly? What are the benefits? And how can they help to scale our testing efforts?
Dec 26, 2017 | By Ghost Inspector
Ghost Inspector has the ability to export Selenium files in the same Selenium 1 (HTML) format that it imports, as well as Selenium 2 (JSON) format. You can export a single test as a .html or .json file, or an entire suite of tests in a .zip archive. This can be done through both our API and our application.
Dec 26, 2017 | By Ghost Inspector
Data-driven testing allows you to supply a set of inputs and verifiable outputs to be used within a test to quickly and easily ensure that your application performs as expected with a range of data. Ghost Inspector has a built-in option for data-driven testing that allows you to upload a CSV spreadsheet file with rows of values corresponding to variables in your test(s).
Apr 11, 2016 | By Ghost Inspector
Ghost Inspector is an automated UI testing and monitoring service. It allows you to build or record browser tests that check specific functionality in your website or application and will alert you when things break.