Multistep tests in PageVitals is specifically designed to streamline and automate the process of testing and monitoring critical paths on your website or web application. It offers the ability to create, schedule, and replay simulated browser interactions, thereby providing deep insights into browsing experience and potential pain points.
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What is a Multistep Test?
A Multistep Test is essentially a sequence of actions that a visitor might take on your website or web application. This could comprise of various operations such as clicking through different pages, scrolling, hovering over elements, selecting product variants, adding items to a cart, editing the cart, logging into the application, or even performing multiple complex tasks. Multistep tests allow you to mimic real browsers and capture technical metrics such as how long the test tool, any processing delay caused by scripts and unwanted layout shifts.
Benefits of Multistep tests - Why Use Them?
Multistep tests are not just about locating bugs or minor hiccups in your website or web application, but they also provide a comprehensive overview of how your platform functions. With Multistep tests:
Always working: With multistep tests you can relax knowing that all your most important functions and paths always work..
Identify slow moving trends: Find out if your website or web application introduces delays or sluggishness over time.
Monitor Complex Actions: By emulating interactions in the form of complex tasks, you can monitor and tasks consisting of many steps in your web application.
Automate Routine Checks: Automated checks save time and resources that would otherwise have to be engaged in manual testing.
Proactive Approach: With real-time notifications, you can avoid major issues that might lead to loss of customers. Regular notifications keep you updated and help you maintain a proactive approach towards maintaining your web application.