Getting Started with the qTest Platform
The qTest Platform Quick Start Guide provides users a quick and easy way to begin their testing project from start to finish. Below are the products that make up the qTest Platform.
Powerful, Easy-to-use test case Management
Actionable, Real-time Test Metrics
Test Execution and Exploratory Testing Recorder
End-to-end JIRA Plugin for BDD, TDD, and ATDD
Invite qTest Users
Everyone who signs up for a free trial will be defaulted as the System Administrator. This means that the System Admin will be able to invite up to four other users into the qTest trial site.
Create a New Project
qTest allows users to create additional projects within their trial instance. Below are the steps to users started in a new project.
NOTE: To access your newly created projects from the Administration screen, look in the top left corner access the drop down.
Establish a Test Plan
The Test Plan module functions to set the scope of the project both in time frame and in requirements to be covered.
Requirements are created then associated to a Release/Sprint in the Test Plan and to test cases for traceability.
Design a Test Case
Users are able to create test cases within qTest or import them from an Excel template the. Once a test case has been created, users can then copy them into new test cases.
Link Test Cases to Requirements
This linkage can occur either in the Requirements or Test Design module.
Run an Execution
Through qTest, users can run test executions as many times as they want across multiple test cycles and suites.
Submit a Defect
There are multiple ways for user to submit a defect in qTest. Below are the most common.
There are multiple ways to report on projects metrics within qTest.
qTest allows you integrate with external systems at the Requirements and Defects level. qTest has its own internal Requirement and Defect modules if you chose not to integrate with an outside system.
Below is our integration with JIRA Cloud (On-Demand). For those using JIRA Server (Local) please see our integration guide.
Please see our detailed integration guide for setup for more information.
Submit a Ticket
The quickest way for users to receive help would be to submit a ticket through their qTest domain.
As always, please feel free to reach out to email@example.com for any questions if you cannot submit a support ticket.