July 13, 2022
Testing WordPress websites and applications can be time-consuming and labor-intensive. Yet, most people manually test their work in the browser… assuming they do any testing at all. Bring up automated testing and most people will write it off as complicated, a maintenance burden, or they simply don’t understand the value.
The beauty of end-to-end testing is that tests are quicker to write and are more robust than any other type of testing. A unit test will only tell you if a function is working properly, but an end-to-end test can alert you if something in the code, the database, or even the design isn’t right. If you are new to testing, this is the place to start!