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Using Steps and Actions Effectively

User Journeys emulate a real user interacting with your webpage. RapidSpike loads your site in a real browser and uses a script to interact with the page. This script is formed out of Steps and Actions. Using steps and actions is fundamental to creating scripts for your User Journeys.

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Every User Journey should follow the recommended structure for actions:

  1. A Click action (except for the first step) takes the user to a new page.
  2. A WaitForElement pauses the journey whilst a key element loads. This is usually the first thing on the page you want the user to click on – such as a product listing.
  3. Any other actions where the user is interacting on the current page (do not click on anything which takes the user to a new page; this will be the start of the next step).
  4. A Screenshot to visualise the page.
Recommended structure of steps and actions for a user journey script.
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