Testing Options

At a Glance

With UserTesting, there is flexibility as to what you can test and how you can collect feedback. This article reviews some of your options.




What kinds of tests can you run with UserTesting? Below are just some of the test options available:

View these resources for more information on other testing capabilities and approaches.

Let’s walk through how to choose your test option.

1. On the UserTesting dashboard, select the Create test drop-down and choose Create a test from the available options. Select Schedule a live conversation if you wish to run a moderated test.



2. Select what you plan to test: a prototype, website, or an app.


3. Decide how you would like to reach your audience. Here are your options:

  • Build audience: This option allows you to recruit your audience from the UserTesting Contributor Network, or create your own Custom Network of UserTesting contributors.
  • Create link: You can also create a link to share with anyone outside of the UserTesting Platform; this option is also known as “Invite Network.”
    Not sure which network to choose? Read our Knowledgebase article to help you decide.


4. If you select the Build audience path, you’ll navigate to a page where you can choose how to recruit your audience and build your test plan.

Screen_Shot_2022-02-04_at_10.43.12_AM.pngIf you select the Create link path, you’ll arrive on a page where you can customize your test invite link as well as build your test plan.


If you choose the Live Conversation path, you will arrive on a similar page but with the option to sync your calendar and choose your interview availability.


Advance to our next article, “Select Your Audience (Screener Questions)” for steps on recruiting contributors for your test.


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