UserTesting Resources: Getting Started

At a Glance

New to UserTesting? We've consolidated a list of key resources to help you become familiar with the Platform. Even if you have used UserTesting before, review the information below to ensure you get the most value out of your UserTesting tests.


Use this list of resources to help you get started with, and get the most out of, UserTesting!


General Resources

  • UserTesting University - Access live training courses, on-demand courses, and Knowledgebase articles to learn how to gain valuable insights from your customers using the UserTesting Platform.
  • UserTesting Knowledgebase - Your one-stop shop for quick how-to articles.
  • CommUnity - Join our forums and brainstorm with other UserTesting customers.
  • Product updates - Information about the current product updates and releases.
  • UserTesting blog - Keep up-to-date with UX industry news, tips, and articles.
  • Webinars - Hear from top experts in the fields of conversion optimization, UX research, design, and more.

Planning a Test

What do you want your test to do? What questions can you ask to get the most accurate results?


  • Platform best practices - Get the most out of the UserTesting Platform.
  • Use templates to test quickly and efficiently.
  • Conduct a pilot test to one contributor and make any necessary changes before launching more sessions.

Recruiting Contributors

Who do you want to take your test? Are you planning on using your own contributors or the UserTesting Contributor Network? 

UserTesting Contributor Network

The UserTesting Contributor Network gives you access to a diverse and global on-demand group of test contributors. Our network comprises real people, carefully selected after a thorough application process, who are continually rated by our customers, assuring the highest quality results. 

Invite Network

Invite Network gives UserTesting customers the ability to create and launch a test with anyone, anytime, on demand. This feature is completely self-service, helping you tap into insights from employees, existing customers, industry experts, and people within unique demographics. 

Custom Network

Custom Network helps you capture feedback from your customers, partners, employees, and more, all through the UserTesting Platform. Invite anyone to join your network through a custom, co-branded experience—your test contributors are quickly onboarded, and ready to test in no time. UserTesting takes care of test distribution or scheduling Live Conversations, and handles notifications, incentive payments, and more. 

Launching a Test

Analyzing Results

Conducting Research throughout Your Development Lifecycle

How do you continue to make effective tests? How do you best maximize the effectiveness of your tests? 


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