A front-end deployment checklist

These days I’ve been quickly iterating and releasing brand new (landing) pages online. There’s a list of features that must be present in all of them, so I am including them here for future reference, and to help anyone who’s wondering if they’re missing something.


Check performance – reduce number of requests to a minimum, optimize images, minimize code, make sure there is no redundant CSS
Make sure HMTL is valid – inspect the code on Firefox on your local machine. It will highlight any syntax errors in red
Glimpse at the console – and squash any (Javascript) errors you might have
Add all the meta code – not only for SEO but also for Analytics and OG:Sharing materials.
Test all resolutions one last time – Firefox Responsive Design Mode is perfect for this. Ctrl + Shift + M on Linux.
Make sure there’s no horizontal scroll on any resolution – this is nightmare material. Use same tool as previous point.
Hunt down typos – Copy / paste your copy (eh!) on to a word editor if needed be.

If you have suggestions or feel I’m missing something, please send a shout-out! Much appreciated!

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