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Full site Automatic Javascript Error Checking using Xenu/Firebug/Grab them All

Important Notes

  • This way only captures on-page-load Javascript errors
  • It is better if developers run this themselves so they can debug these errors easily (using Firebug)

Tools to Use

Usage

  1. Start Xenu
  2. Do a crawl on the website you want to test
  3. Select to do a report
  4. In the report, copy the list of URLs under “List of valid URLs you can submit to a search engine” into a text file
  5. Open Firefox
  6. Start Firebug and make sure “Show Javascript Error” is checked in console tab
    1. Click arrow beside Console
    2. Click “Show Javascript Error”
  7. Start “Grab them all”
  8. Load the text file containing the list of URLs and select the destination folder
  9. Click “Let’s go!”

Reporting

  • Taking a screenshot of the console (It includes the location, line number, error)
  • Manually copying the location of each error into a text/excel file

Screenshots

            

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