What is Test Scenario?
Test Scenario is high-level documentation. Scenario testing evaluates the performance and functionalities of the software in general, from the perspective of the client. Consider the test scenario as the mother of all related test cases. We can also define it as “What to Test”. Let’s learn more about how to write a test scenario in software testing.
Test Scenarios are created to guarantee that each and every functionality of software, web, or mobile application is working as a customer’s expectation. To make exact test situations, it is ideal to accumulate contributions from customers, partners, and designers. So this helps viably spread all conceivable customer scenarios and scenario testing of all business flows of the product being referred to.
1. The tester must have a good knowledge of business and the functional requirements of the software, Web, and Mobile Application.
2. Testers have to understand the project workflow and related the same to the requirements
High-Level Test Scenario:
Test scenarios are high-level classifications of test requirements grouped depending on the functionality of a module and they can be derived from the use cases.
Test Scenario advantages :
1) It reduces the chance of repeatability
2) It reduces the complexity of the application to understand.
3) It reduces the unwanted cost.
4) It helps to automate the testing of applications.
5) Good test coverage is dividing the application in the test scenario.
Test Scenarios Example :
Test Scenario Template – E-commerce Application :
For an e-Commerce web Application, a few sample test scenarios would be
|No||Requirements ID||Test Scenarios|
|1||Login Functionality||Check the Email or Phone Text field|
|Check the Password Text field|
|Check the Forgot Password|
|Check the Show password EYE icon|
|Check the Sign-in Button|
|2||Search Functionality||Check the Search Button|
|Check the Search box|
|3||Product Page||Check the Product name|
|Check the Product image|
|Check the Add to cart button|
|Check the Buy Now button|
|Check that the Quantity dropdown list|
|4||Cart Page||Check the Add quantity function|
|Check the delete items button|
|Check the Proceed button|
|Check the delivery location|
|5||Payment Page||Check with the Credit card option|
|Check with the Debit card option|
|Check with the Net Banking option|
|Check with the BHIM UPI option|
|Check that Cash on Delivery option|
|Check the Pay Now Button|
So, In this way, we can write test scenarios for the software, web, and Mobile application. Scenario testing is the most useful document in the test plan because based on test scenarios we can design test cases for the same.
Read more: How to write Test Cases