My Development Checklist

by Chris

Best practices

Responsive Design

  • Use ‘viewport’ meta tag
<meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1">
<meta content="initial-scale = 1.0" name="viewport">
Eg <input id="email" type="email"/>

Traffic analysis

  • Google Analytics
  • WordPress Jetpack Webstats

Performance

 Usability

  • HTML5 check: modern.IE
  • Useful 404 page
  • Favicon present
  • CSS print styles

Semantics

SEO

Code

Accessibility

WordPress

  • Use ‘Custom Structure’ Permalinks
  • Akismet activated or install Disable Comments plugin
  • Google XML Sitemaps installed
  • iTheme security installed

Social Media

General overview tests

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