Perform Easy Cross Browser Testing With LambdaTest WordPress Plugin


Posted On: July 23, 2018

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Out of all the websites openly accessible on internet, around 30% of them are powered by WordPress. It has a market share of 59% out of all CMS with an average of 500 new wordpress based websites being added every day.

With so many developers using WordPress as choice of CMS, we at LambdaTest have decided to make the life of WordPress developers easier by developing a wordpress plugin for cross browser testing.

This all new wordpress plugin within LambdaTest allows you to test your web pages for cross browser compatibility by taking screenshots directly from your wordpress dashboard.

Now perform live interactive manual testing of your WordPress websites on LambdaTest.

What is LambdaTest WordPress Plugin used for?

LambdaTest wordpress plugin can be used to take full page screenshots of post and pages across different desktop and mobile browsers right from wordpress admin panels.These screenshots will help in fastracking cross browser compatibility testing of the web pages and websites hosted on WordPress.

You can simply take screenshots directly from the wordpress dashboard, be it pages, posts, or while editing a post. You can take direct screenshots on upto 25 different browser and operating system configuration at a time by clicking on LambdaTest’s icon and selecting the configuration using LambdaTest.

Let’s see how you can use LambdaTest wordpress plugin.

Cross Browser Testing Tool

How to use LambdaTest WordPress plugin?

Right now you can install the plugin through a downloadable zip file. The based plugin would be live shortly. Once installed, you’ll see LambdaTest’s icons on your pages, posts, and post editor, through which you can launch the plugin in WordPress page itself.

Inside post editor

Inside post editor

On Pages

On Pages

In Posts

In Posts

Click on the icon and a lightbox popup will open up in WordPress page itself, that with help you in selecting browsers to screenshots on. You can select upto 25 browsers at the time and you can select both desktop and mobile browsers.

Perform Screenshot Testing

Once you have selected the browsers, click on launch and LambdaTest will start taking screenshots of your pages on live real machines running selected configurations. You can also download screenshots from your wordpress account itself by clicking on download icon next to screenshot configuration.

Screenshot Testing Tool

Clicking on a thumbnail in the listing view will open up the screenshot in full page view. In this view you can see all the different screenshots taken by selecting the desired combination in the dropdown list.

screenshot testing process

You can also adjust the width of the screenshot as per screen fit by changing the display % from the dropdown menu.

screenshot testing on LambdaTest

In addition, there is also a test log feature where you can see all the tests you have taken till now. It will help you keep a historical record of all screenshots taken.

WordPress Plugin is just the beginning.

We are very actively working on bringing more and more user features to the platform and this WordPress plugin is just the starting point.

Now perform live interactive manual testing of your WordPress websites on LambdaTest.

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To see, how it works step by step refer to our tutorial on using LambdaTest’s WordPress Plugin for cross browser testing.

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