So, you have created your own web design, and you want to test it with different models, and operating systems. Many people think that they will have to purchase those products to test their designs, and then sell those devices. Well, that is not the thing most developers do. They just use one of the tools that I’ve mentioned below to test their designs on different models, and then they go ahead and release it for them. So, without any further due, lets take a look at some of the best providers that will help you detect the issues in your design, and see if it works exactly as you expected.
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One of the best tools out there to test your designs. Here you just have to download the bookmarklet, and just select it, or drag it to the top of your bookmarks. So, how do you test your design? To check how much you get when a user will be typing, toggle a duplicate keyboard. To find how your web page appears on different devices, select different screen sizes or smart phones, and different tablets. So, do you still think that you will have to purchase the device to test your designs?
Another great testing tool. You simply download it, and select the different screen sizes. It has some iframes that are based according to the screen sizes you select, and that’s it. Everything is at your fingertips.
Here, you can choose from 15 different screen sizes, and test you design. And if everything goes well, and as you expected. This might be the time to release your web page.
Even though it is still in its beta phase, it works much better than other providers. Providing you accurate UI’s, and outcomes of different possible actions a user might do in your app, or web page. You can exactly design it, so that it feels like a native one.
Want to have more pixels in your design? This tool is for you, because it lets you do that with just one click.
From rotating screens, to giving you exact output of how your design will look on different devices that range from desktops, to smartphones, and televisions. You can customize your design according to different devices, and also rotate screen in them to view at a different angle. Who knows, you ideal user might be using your design along with several spectators who might be viewing it at different angles.
Another cool provider that allows you makes an estimation of how your designs and web pages will look on different devices. Another thing that it provides is that you can rotate your web pages within those devices, and view them in landscape modes too. Pretty cool though.
The name itself explains everything. It will test the responsiveness of your web pages, along with the amount of pixels that you would like to offer for a particular device. This is important because no one would like to see grains on their 1080p resolution screens, will they?
Another provider, but they have something that is unique. They are one of the most simplest websites that I’ve ever seen. All you have to do is, enter your website URL and select your ideal device in which you would like to test your web page. It will show you.
People might that it will download some kind of application on their desktop to test their web pages, but in fact, it tests everything online. Its just the name that makes you think like that. This awesome website is designed by an intelligent guy named Edward Cant (no, there is no apostrophe. Sorry Edward).
Another great name that explains itself. And like Respondr, you just have to enter your website’s URL, and then select which device you want to test it. Or if you want to test for a device that is not mentioned in the list, you can select custom, and define the size of that custom device.
Finally, Adobe has been involved in this design concept too. Everyone looks for the name Adobe in design related fields, because it is considered as one of the best providers that lets you customize almost everything. And it is true; from taking screenshots in the test device, to integrating tools, and browsing feel, it lets to test almost everything that is related to your web page or application.
It doesn’t matter whether your website is designed specifically for iPhones, or other devices, the more you make it look native, the better the user experience will be. And no one can make it easier for you to customize it, better than responsivepx. They allow you to customize your web pages, one by one pixel, and other than that, you can test the actions of your CSS according to the different actions of your ideal user.