Pixel-Perfect Strategy for Web Excellence
At Pixel Perfect we believe in creating extraordinary websites that excel in performance, accessibility, and search engine visibility. With our QA Launch Checklist, we leave no stone unturned in ensuring that every aspect of your website meets our rigorous standards. From robust security measures to fine-tuning every detail for perfection, our checklist guarantees an exceptional user experience that captivates your audience and drives success. Join us on this journey as we launch your website to new heights of excellence. Let's create a digital experience that leaves a lasting impression.
SEO Launch Checklist
We know that achieving visibility in search engines is crucial for your website's success. With our SEO Launch Checklist our team ensures that your website is strategically optimized for search engines, maximizing its visibility and potential for organic traffic.
Meaningful and Descriptive Meta Titles and Descriptions
We understand the significance of metadata in improving your website's search engine visibility. Our team ensures that every page on your website has the technical capabilities to add meaningful and descriptive meta titles and descriptions.
Meta tags provide concise summaries of the page content and help search engines understand the purpose of your pages.
Seamless Navigation: Ensuring Proper Domain Redirection
Our team sets up appropriate redirects to ensure a seamless user experience and consistent indexing by search engines. It allows users and search engines to access your website seamlessly through the preferred URL format.
We ensure a seamless browsing experience by setting up proper redirection between www and non-www versions (or the opposite) of your website.
Users effortlessly access your website, regardless of the preferred domain prefix.
Secure and Trustworthy: Implementing HTTP to HTTPS Redirection
Our team configures the required redirect to ensure that all HTTP URLs automatically redirect to their HTTPS counterparts. This ensures a secure browsing experience for visitors and maintains your website's search engine rankings.
We prioritize the security of your website by setting up HTTP to HTTPS redirection.
User data is encrypted, trust is established, and search engines favor secure websites.
Implementation of 301 Redirects: Preserving Link Equity and User Navigation
To maintain the integrity of your website's link structure and prevent broken links, we set up 301 redirects from old pages to their corresponding new URLs in case you have made any changes to your website's structure or URLs.
301 redirects maintain the integrity of your website's link structure.
Users and search engines can seamlessly access updated content without encountering broken links while preserving the SEO value.
SEO Test with Checkbot: Ensuring Website Optimization
We conduct a comprehensive SEO test using Checkbot.io, a reliable tool, to evaluate your website's adherence to SEO best practices. Our objective is to achieve a strong score that indicates your website is optimized for search engines and has a solid foundation for improved visibility. This test helps us ensure that your website meets the necessary criteria to enhance its search engine performance and attract organic traffic effectively.
We run an SEO test with Checkbot to analyze and optimize your website's performance.
This assessment helps us fine-tune your website for better search engine rankings.
Robots.txt and Sitemap.xml Configuration: Guiding Search Engine Crawlers
Our team generates and adds a robots.txt file to the root of your website, providing instructions to search engine crawlers. Additionally, we ensure that the sitemap.xml file is autogenerated and available at your-domain.com/sitemap.xml.
The robots.txt file directs search engine crawlers on which pages to access and which to exclude.
The sitemap.xml file aids search engines in discovering and indexing your website's pages.
Accessible Website for Search Engines: Removing Noindex and Nofollow Tags
We ensure that your website can be accessed by search engines by removing any unintended noindex and nofollow tags that may hinder indexing and crawling.
We remove noindex and nofollow tags, allowing search engines to index and crawl your web pages.
This optimization step improves your website's visibility in search engine results.
Canonical URLs: Avoiding Duplicate Content Issues
Our team sets up canonical URLs to address duplicate content concerns, indicating the preferred version of a web page to search engines.
We implement canonical URLs to consolidate duplicate content and provide search engines with a clear preference.
This optimization technique helps prevent content duplication penalties.
Sitemap Integration in Robots.txt: Enhancing Crawling Efficiency
We link your sitemap in the robots.txt file to facilitate search engine crawling and ensure efficient discovery of your website's pages.
This integration streamlines the crawling process, improving your website's visibility.
H1 Headings: Structuring Content and Enhancing Relevance
We include H1 headings on your web pages to structure the content and emphasize the main topic, enhancing relevance for search engines.
H1 headings summarize the content and highlight the primary focus of each page.
Structured content improves search engine visibility and user experience.
Implementation of Schema Markup: Providing Context and Rich Results
Our team implements schema markup, a structured data format, to provide search engines with additional context about your website's content. This markup can enable rich results, such as enhanced snippets and knowledge graph displays, in search engine listings.
Schema markup enriches search engine listings and provides valuable information about your content.
It enhances the appearance and visibility of your website in search engine results.
Content Launch Checklist
We believe that captivating content is the heart and soul of any remarkable website. Our passionate web development team is committed to creating an extraordinary website for you. By following our Content Launch Checklist, we ensure meticulous design, legal compliance, and optimized user experience across platforms. Get ready for a stunning website that stands out.
Browser Compatibility: Ensuring Consistent Rendering Across Platforms
Our team conducts thorough testing on all major browsers to ensure that your website renders properly according to industry standards. This guarantees a consistent and visually appealing experience for all users, regardless of their chosen browser.
Our team verifies that your website looks and functions as intended on popular browsers.
Consistent rendering guarantees a smooth user experience across different platforms.
Mobile and Tablet Responsiveness: Optimizing for On-the-Go Users
We optimize your website to be fully responsive, allowing it to seamlessly adapt and scale to different screen sizes on mobile devices and tablets. This ensures that your content is easily accessible and visually appealing on all devices.
Our team optimizes the design and layout to adapt seamlessly to smaller screens.
Mobile and tablet responsiveness enhances user engagement and accessibility.
Clearly stating your privacy practices builds credibility and reassures visitors about their information's security.
Adding a Favicon to your Website
We make sure to add the favicon to your website, enhancing its visual identity and helping users identify your website when bookmarked or open in multiple tabs.
A favicon increases brand recognition and strengthens your website's visual appeal.
Page Titles Set Appropriately
We verify that the Page Titles are set appropriately. Page Tiles are crucial for enhancing user experience, improving search engine visibility, ensuring accessibility, and facilitating effective bookmarking and social sharing.
Informative 404 Page: Guiding Users Through Errors
A custom 404 error page is created to guide users when they encounter broken or non-existent links. This page offers relevant information, suggests alternative content, and prevents users from leaving the website.
An informative 404 page helps retain users and navigate them back to your website's valuable content.
Cookie Notice and Tracking Compliance: Respecting User Privacy
Respecting user privacy builds trust and demonstrates your commitment to data protection.
Clickable Contact Information: Convenient and Accessible Communication
We make sure that your contact information, including telephone numbers and email addresses, is clickable, allowing visitors to initiate contact effortlessly.
Our team enables clickable contact information, improving user experience and encouraging direct communication.
Convenient access to contact information enhances user satisfaction and encourages interaction.
Comprehensive Link Verification: Eliminating Broken Links
We meticulously check all images and URLs to ensure they reference live and accessible content, minimizing any disruptions or dead ends.
Our team performs thorough link verification to eliminate any broken links and ensure a seamless browsing experience.
A website free of broken links enhances user experience and avoids frustration.
Analytics Launch Checklist
Understanding your audience and their behavior is key to refining your digital strategy. Our Analytics Launch Checklist sets up measurement tools to track important metrics, enabling you to make data-driven decisions and improve your website's performance.
Installation of Google Analytics and Relevant Tracking Tools
We take care of installing Google Analytics and any other relevant analytics or tracking tools, enabling you to gather valuable data on user behavior and website performance.
Our team ensures that the tracking code is correctly implemented on all relevant pages of your website.
Installing the necessary analytics tools allows us to collect actionable data to drive informed decisions.
Tracking Confirmation: Verifying Data Accuracy
We meticulously test and confirm that the tracking setup is working as intended, ensuring that accurate data is being collected and reported.
Our team performs thorough testing to verify that the analytics tracking accurately records user interactions and events.
Confirming tracking accuracy provides you with reliable data to make informed business decisions.
Integration with Google Search Console
If required, we will add your website's domain to Google Search Console. This powerful tool provides valuable insights into your website's visibility in Google search results. It helps us monitor your website's performance, indexing status, and provides data on search queries and keywords.
Our team ensures that your domain is properly added to Google Search Console, granting you access to vital search-related data and insights.
Integrating with Google Search Console enhances your website's visibility and enables you to optimize its presence in search results.
Sitemap Submission via Google Search Console
We submit your website's sitemap through Google Search Console, assisting search engines in discovering and indexing your website's pages.
Our team takes care of submitting your sitemap, ensuring that it accurately reflects the structure and content of your website.
Sitemap submission expedites the indexing process, allowing search engines to crawl and rank your website more efficiently.
Social Media Launch Checklist
Building a strong social media presence is vital for brand promotion. With our comprehensive Social Media Launch Checklist, we ensure that your website is optimized for social media engagement and seamlessly integrates with your social media presence.
Open Graph Meta Tags Preview
Our team ensures that the Open Graph meta tags are properly implemented and displayed correctly when your website is shared on social media platforms. These meta tags control how your website's title, description, and thumbnail image appear when shared, enhancing the visual appeal and clickability of your content.
Optimized Open Graph tags enhance the visual appeal and clickability of your social media previews.
Consistent Open Graph Tags and Images
We strategically add Open Graph tags and images to relevant pages across your website. These tags provide social media platforms with specific information about your content, such as title, description, and featured image. By optimizing these tags, we ensure that your website's shared links appear engaging and visually appealing, encouraging users to click through and visit your site.
Our team incorporates Open Graph tags on relevant pages, such as blog posts or product pages, to enrich the shared content.
Consistent usage of Open Graph images enhances the visual representation of your brand when shared on social platforms.
Social Account Link Accuracy: Seamless Connection with your Audience
As part of our service, we verify that the social media account URLs on your website are correct and lead to the corresponding social media profiles. This check guarantees that visitors can easily navigate to your social media accounts, promoting seamless interaction and engagement with your brand across different platforms.
Our team double-checks and validates the links to your social media accounts, ensuring they lead users to the intended social profiles.
Accurate social account links enable your audience to easily discover and engage with your brand across various social platforms.
Social Sharing Buttons Functionality: Amplify Content Reach
We thoroughly test and ensure that social sharing buttons on your website function seamlessly, empowering visitors to share your content with their social networks. We want your audience to have a hassle-free experience when spreading the word about your brand.
Our team tests social sharing buttons to guarantee they enable users to share your content effortlessly on popular social platforms.
Functional social sharing buttons amplify the reach of your content, driving increased visibility and engagement.
Social Media Integration
We include prominent social media icons and links in the footer or header of your website, making it easy for visitors to discover and connect with your social media profiles.
By including direct links to your social media profiles, we create a seamless connection between your website and social media presence.
This integration encourages visitors to stay connected with your brand across various platforms and enables them to explore your latest updates and content.
Accessibility Launch Checklist
We believe in inclusivity and ensuring that your website is accessible to everyone. Our Accessibility Launch Checklist ensures compliance with accessibility standards, making your website user-friendly for individuals with diverse abilities.
Enhancing Visual Experiences: Images with Appropriate ALT Text
Our team ensures that all images on your website have the technical capabilities to include descriptive alternative text (ALT text) that conveys their meaning and context to visually impaired users. This enables screen readers and assistive technologies to accurately describe the content of images, making your website more accessible and inclusive.
ALT text provides visually impaired users with a text alternative, enabling them to understand and engage with the visual content.
Descriptive ALT text also improves search engine optimization, making your website more discoverable.
Seamless Navigation: Links that Stand Out and Respond to User Interactions
We make sure that links on your website are clearly recognizable and distinguishable from surrounding content. We also ensure that links have proper :focus and :hover states, providing visual cues and feedback to users when interacting with them. This improves the overall accessibility and usability of your website.
Recognizable links with interactive states enhance user experience, making navigation intuitive and seamless.
Conduct accessibility testing using WebAIM's WAVE tool
We utilize WebAIM's WAVE tool, an industry-standard accessibility evaluation tool, to test your website for ADA compliance and identify any potential accessibility issues. This testing process helps us uncover accessibility barriers and allows us to make necessary adjustments to ensure compliance with accessibility guidelines and regulations.
The Wave tool helps us identify potential accessibility issues and provides recommendations for improvement.
Transcripts for Videos and Podcasts
If required, our team will make sure that transcripts are provided when your website includes videos or podcasts. Transcripts serve as a textual representation of the audio content, allowing users who are deaf or hard of hearing to access the information. Transcripts also enhance search engine optimization (SEO) and provide an additional resource for users who prefer reading or skimming the content.
Transcripts allow users with hearing impairments or those who prefer reading to access the information presented in the multimedia content.
We ensure that the transcripts are accurate and synchronized with the audio or video content.
Keyboard-Friendly Interactions: Implementing Navigation and Focus Indicators
We understand that every user deserves a smooth and seamless browsing experience, regardless of their preferred input method. We make sure that your website can be navigated using keyboard-only interactions, as this is essential for users who rely on assistive technologies. Additionally, we implement visible focus indicators, such as highlighting or underlining, to provide clear visual feedback to users when navigating through interactive elements using the keyboard.
Keyboard accessibility allows individuals with motor impairments or those who rely on assistive technologies to navigate and interact with your website effectively.
We ensure that focus indicators are visually distinguishable and provide clear feedback to users when navigating through interactive elements.
User-Friendly Forms: Testing Accessibility and Error Handling
We believe that forms should be bridges connecting your audience to meaningful interactions, and we ensure that these bridges are accessible to all. Our team thoroughly tests the accessibility of forms on your website, ensuring that they can be completed and submitted by users who rely on assistive technologies. We also pay attention to error handling mechanisms, providing clear and descriptive error messages that assist all users in successfully completing the form submission process.
Accessible forms and effective error handling mechanisms enable all users to submit information and complete transactions seamlessly.
We use ARIA attributes and form validation techniques to provide meaningful error messages and assistive hints to users.
Structural Optimization: Headings and Semantic Markup
We optimize the heading structure of your website, ensuring the proper use of heading tags (H1, H2, etc.) and semantic markup. This helps screen readers and assistive technologies accurately navigate and understand the hierarchical structure of your content, improving the overall accessibility and organization of your website.
Proper heading structure and semantic markup improve navigation and comprehension, especially for screen reader users.
We ensure that the hierarchy of headings is logical and reflects the content structure of each web page.
Inclusive Content Representation: Alternative Text for Non-Text Content
In addition to images, we ensure that non-text content, such as charts, graphs, and diagrams, have the technical capabilities to include appropriate alternative text or descriptive captions. This ensures that users who cannot access the visual elements can still understand the information being conveyed, promoting inclusivity and equal access to your content.
Alternative text allows screen readers to describe non-text content, making it accessible to visually impaired users.
Clear and Intuitive Navigation Menus
We understand that navigating through a website should be like embarking on an exciting adventure, where every turn reveals new and captivating destinations. We focus on creating clear and intuitive navigation menus that allow users to navigate your website effortlessly.
We develop and structure navigation menus to be clear, intuitive, and easy to navigate for all users.
By organizing content logically and incorporating descriptive labels, we facilitate efficient navigation and accessibility.
Performance Launch Checklist
A seamless and fast user experience is crucial for retaining visitors. Our team optimizes your website's speed and responsiveness, ensuring that every interaction leaves a positive impression. Our "Performance Launch Checklist" ensures that your website meets high-performance standards before we hand it over.
Google Speed Test: Surpassing Expectations
We thoroughly evaluate the performance of your website using the Google Speed Test on both mobile and desktop devices. Our aim is to enhance loading times and responsiveness, providing a seamless browsing experience across various screen sizes.
We believe in pushing the boundaries of speed to provide your users with an unforgettable experience.
Visual Brilliance with Responsive and Modern Image Formats
We optimize all images on your website, utilizing responsive design techniques and employing modern image formats. This ensures that your images adapt seamlessly to various screen sizes, resulting in improved loading times and an enhanced user experience.
We optimize every image for visual appeal and lightning-fast loading times.
Captivating visuals that load swiftly create an engaging user experience.
Compression algorithms: Unleashing the Power of Speed
To reduce the size of files transferred from your server to users' browsers, we enable compression algorithms like Gzip or Brotli. This optimization technique improves page loading times and enhances overall website performance.
We minimize file sizes without sacrificing quality through compression algorithms like Gzip or Brotli.
Smaller files mean faster delivery, boosting your website's performance.
Turbocharged Performance: Embracing Site Caching Mechanisms
We know that speed is crucial in the online world, and our performance launch checklist includes the strategic implementation of site caching mechanisms. We implement efficient caching mechanisms on your website, which improve performance by reducing server requests. By storing specific elements, such as images, scripts, and stylesheets, in users' browser cache, we ensure faster page loads and improved website performance.
We strategically implement site caching mechanisms for near-instantaneous page loading times.
Returning visitors experience swift performance with cached content.
Removing unnecessary characters and spaces maximizes performance.
Global Reach, Lightning-Fast Delivery: Integration of a Content Delivery Network (CDN)
We integrate a Content Delivery Network (CDN) into your website infrastructure. A CDN distributes your website's static content across a network of servers, strategically placed in multiple locations worldwide. This ensures faster content delivery to users by minimizing latency and reducing server load.
CDN enables rapid content delivery from servers closest to your users.
Lazy Loading: Seamlessly Loading Visuals
We believe in giving your users a smooth and effortless browsing experience. We implement lazy loading techniques for images and videos, ensuring that they are loaded only when they come into the user's view. This optimization reduces initial page load times and improves the overall perceived performance of your website.
We implement lazy loading for images and videos, prioritizing visible content loading.
Faster initial page load times enhance user engagement.
Optimizing Performance by Minimizing HTTP Requests
We minimize the number of HTTP requests to enhance your website's loading speed.
Efficient data retrieval enables swift and effortless content access.
Security Launch Checklist
Introducing our "Security Launch Checklist"! Before we launch a website for our clients, we take extra steps to ensure their online presence is protected. With these essential security checks in place, we fortify your website's resilience against potential vulnerabilities and malicious activities. Rest assured, we prioritize your online safety while building your digital presence. Let's dive into the key checks we perform.
SSL Certificate: Your Website's Security Shield
To establish a secure connection between your website and its visitors, we install an SSL certificate. This cryptographic protocol encrypts the data transmitted between the user's browser and your website, protecting sensitive information such as login credentials, payment details, and personal data.
Encrypts sensitive information shared between your visitors and the website.
Displays the reassuring padlock symbol and "https://" in the browser address bar.
Enhanced Account Security
Protecting your website from potential threats is our priority. By changing login credentials and implementing robust passwords, we ensure a strong defense against unauthorized access.
We replace default login information with unique and secure credentials.
Encourage the use of strong passwords to fortify user accounts.
Content Security Policy (CSP): Safeguarding Your Digital Content
We implement a Content Security Policy (CSP) to fortify your website's defenses against malicious attacks. This security measure allows us to define trusted sources for scripts, stylesheets, and other resources.
Mitigates the risk of code injection and cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.
Restricts the execution of untrusted code, ensuring the integrity of your website.
Web Application Firewall (WAF): Your Website's Protector
We deploy a Web Application Firewall (WAF) to add an extra layer of defense against common security threats. Our WAF actively monitors and filters incoming traffic, identifying and blocking malicious requests.
Safeguards your website from various types of attacks, such as SQL injection and cross-site scripting (XSS).
Customizes firewall rules to align with your website's specific security requirements.
Pre-Launch Website Readiness Checklist
As your dedicated team of web developers, we take pride in ensuring a flawless website launch. With our comprehensive "Pre-Launch Website Readiness Checklist," we go above and beyond to create a polished, high-performing website that captivates your audience and drives your online success.
Removing Development Tools: Polishing the Final Look
Our attention to detail extends to the removal of any development tools or features that were used during the website's construction. By eliminating these elements, we present your website in its final, polished form.
We carefully remove any development tools or debug interfaces from the live website.
Ensures a clean and professional appearance for your visitors.
Console.log Cleanup: Streamlining the Experience
To enhance the performance and user experience of your website, we eliminate any console.log outputs. This ensures a seamless browsing journey for your visitors without any distractions.
We review the website's codebase to remove all console.log statements.
Enhances website performance and minimizes unnecessary outputs.
Activating Uptime Monitoring: Ensuring Round-the-Clock Availability
We understand the importance of your website's availability. That's why we activate uptime monitoring, keeping a vigilant eye on your website's accessibility around the clock.
We set up monitoring tools to track your website's uptime and availability.
Promptly identify and address any downtime issues to minimize disruptions.
CMS License: Empowering Your Website's Foundation
As part of our commitment to delivering a reliable and secure website, we ensure that your content management system (CMS) is properly licensed. This not only ensures compliance but also provides a solid foundation for your website's long-term success.
We validate and ensure the proper licensing of your CMS.
Protects your website from legal risks and ensures ongoing support and updates.
Bugherd or Usersnap Removal: A Seamless User Experience
Our final step involves removing any bug tracking tools like Bugherd or Usersnap that were utilized during the development phase. This ensures a seamless user experience, without any lingering traces of the development process.
We remove Bugherd or Usersnap tools to maintain a clean and clutter-free website.
Enhances the user experience and minimizes any potential confusion.
Multi-Language Launch Checklist
Introducing our "Multi-Language Launch Checklist"! This checklist is specifically designed for projects where multilingual capabilities are required to cater to a diverse audience. We understand that not every project will need this level of language support, and our team is here to assess and determine the appropriate checklist for your unique requirements.
Visible and Functional Language Switcher: Seamlessly Navigating Languages
Our team ensures that your website prominently features a language switcher, making it easy for visitors to switch between different language versions. We go the extra mile to ensure that the language switcher functions flawlessly, providing a smooth transition for your users.
We place the language switcher prominently on the website, making it easily accessible.
Visitors can effortlessly switch between different language versions with a single click.
Correct Setup of x-default Hreflang: Guiding Search Engines
To optimize your website's visibility in search engine results, we configure the x-default hreflang attribute. This ensures that search engines understand the default language version of your website, enhancing its discoverability and relevance.
We accurately set up the x-default hreflang attribute to guide search engines.
Enhances search engine optimization (SEO) and improves visibility in search results.
Implementation of Hreflang Tags and Backlinks: Enhancing Language Relevance
Our team applies hreflang tags and backlinks across the website, ensuring that search engines recognize and prioritize the correct language versions. This improves the relevance of your content for users searching in specific languages.
We implement hreflang tags and backlinks to establish the relationship between different language versions.
Boosts language-specific content visibility and improves user experience.
Usage of Dedicated URLs for Language Versions: Clear Indication of Language
To provide a user-friendly experience, we utilize dedicated URLs that clearly indicate the language version of each page. This helps both search engines and users easily identify and access the desired language-specific content.
We assign dedicated URLs for each language version, making it clear which language users are viewing.
Improves navigation and ensures a smooth transition between language versions.
Translatable Meta Data and Alt Tags: Consistent Language Across Elements
Our team ensures that all meta data, including titles and descriptions, as well as alt tags for images, are translatable. This guarantees that your website's key information and visual content are accurately translated across different language versions.
We make meta data and alt tags translatable, maintaining consistency across language versions.
Enhances the overall user experience and accessibility of your website.
Localization of Button Labels, Navigation Elements, and Warnings: Seamless User Interaction
We translate not only the main content but also button labels, navigation elements, and warnings to provide a fully localized experience. This ensures that users can seamlessly interact with your website, understanding instructions and messages in their preferred language.
We carefully translate button labels, navigation elements, and warnings for a fully localized user interface.
Enhances user-friendliness and improves user engagement.
Language-Specific Formatting: Cultural Relevance
Our team takes cultural nuances into account by adapting date formats, time formats, and other formatting elements to match the language-specific conventions. This attention to detail ensures that your website resonates with users from different cultural backgrounds.
We adjust date formats, time formats, and other formatting elements to align with language-specific conventions.
Enhances cultural relevance and user satisfaction.