Monitoring Tests

Learn about monitoring tests with example.

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There are some kinds of checks that we like to perform continually that are not related to user flows. These include back-end cache management, robots.txt, and sitemap.xml checks, assets compression, etc. Tests that check these features are called “Monitoring Tests” because they are small and quick tests that can launch once a minute. These kinds of tests are usually generic, or related to something that broke in the past.


For example, the next test checks that the main.js file of the website is served with the correct content-encoding header.

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