What Is Comprehension Testing?

At a Glance

Comprehension testing is important to convey messaging accurately. Read more to learn how to get started with Concept testing.

What is comprehension testing?

You can test the comprehension of content copy, messaging, email, and survey questions to ensure that it makes sense in the way you intended.

When should I use this methodology?

A comprehension test helps you learn whether your copy or messaging is being interpreted how you intended. 

Comprehension tests can be conducted whenever you want to gut check copy and messaging before publishing or sending it out

How do I get started with Concept testing via UserTesting?

Similar to other unmoderated tests, copy and messaging can be tested by linking participants to an image, doc, or website with the text as a starting URL. From there, you can ask questions evaluating how users understand and interpret the copy you use.

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