Test Your Site in Different Browsers

Most readers/webmasters must be already Googled and found some sites related to this title i.e cross browser compatibility test.Testing your Website/blog design under different OS platforms & various browsers is nearly a good practice to analyse your web design.For a web designer,the final frontier is only completed after he analyse his creation under different platforms considering,OS,Browsers,Resolutions etc..Here we collated about 7 online tools to check online how a website look & feel on various platforms or browser compatibility.

  1. Adobe BrowserLab[https://browserlab.adobe.com/] :Always begin with professionals,So here is a free resource from Adobe® BrowserLab – an online service that helps ensure your web content displays as intended. Accurately preview web pages across multiple browsers and operating systems, navigate links, and use diagnostic tools to optimize websites efficiently.
  2.  BrowserShots[http://browsershots.org/]:The most popular free resource for getting screenshots from various browsers and operating systems.Just viist this site , Enter a URL ,choose various platforms under browser & OS category and wait a few minutes (sometimes longer) and your screenshots will load. Priority processing is also available that will cut out the waiting time and allow you to get as many screenshots as you want of any site.
  3. Browsera[http://www.browsera.com/] is a bit different from many of the other resources listed here because it runs reports and sends you the details. It detects differences in a site’s rendering in browsers to make your testing a bit easier. Browsera can also test private pages protected by a login. Browsera tests and reports cross-browser layout differences and scripting errors on your site.
  4. Test iPhone[http://testiphone.com/] is a free iPhone simulator that allows you to preview how pages will look on an iPhone, and you can also interact with pages through the simulator. Note: if you want to access a mobile version of a site you will need to enter the URL of the mobile site.
  5. ViewLike.us[http://viewlike.us/] isn’t a tool for testing your site in different browsers, but while you are doing your browser testing you may also want to test at various screen resolutions. With ViewLike.us you can choose a resolution and enter a URL to see how it looks. It’s a quick way to test a page or site for a variety of resolutions.
  6. iPhoney[http://www.marketcircle.com/iphoney/]Looking for a way to see how your web creations will look on iPhone? Look no further. iPhoney gives you a pixel-accurate web browsing environment—powered by Safari—that you can use when developing web sites for iPhone. It’s the perfect 320 by 480-pixel canvas for your iPhone development. iPhoney is not an iPhone simulator but instead is designed for web developers who want to create 320 by 480 (or 480 by 320) websites for use with iPhone. . iPhoney is available for free download from MarketCircle.
  7. BrowserCam[http://www.browsercam.com/] allows you to test a site live in any browser and operating system. It also includes features for testing on mobile devices, and testing emails. There are a number of different plans to choose from based on your needs and the length of subscription that you want. A 24-hour free trial is available that will allow you up to 200 screen captures.

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Posted on July 5, 2011, in Blogging, Tips'n'Tricks, WebReview. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

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