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Story page text slice test scenarios

Bylines

  • Text in Byline / Job Title fields renders. Verify
  • Byline doc renders and provides source. Verify
  • Byline doc source overridden via source field. Verify
  • Byline doc Job Title overriden by story doc Job Title field. Verify
  • Hide Byline Image checkbox has no effect. Verify

Source

  • Source doc renders text and/or image in byline area and adds copyright to bottom of text. Verify
  • Source docs with hyperlinked image render and are clickable. Verify
  • Source copyright overriden by story doc Copyright field. Verify

Timestamp

  • Timestamp line in byline area updates when ‘update date’ box checked on publish. Verify by publishing.

Tools

  • Share link in text tools area opens toolbar to first toolbar app. Verify
  • Print link formats text slice optimized for printing.
  • Font face and size tools change font for text slice body text only. Verify
  • Font face and size settings persist via cookie for text slice body. Verify (refresh page)

Story tag

  • Text in Story Tag field renders directly below timestamp / text tools. Verify

Editor’s note

  • Text in Editors's Note field renders directly below timestamp / text tools with hyperlink capability. Verify

Main art images - ROS / Tier 1 / Tier 3b

Main art images - Tier 2

Main art images - Tier 3a

Main Art images - other instance properties. Verify all below

  • Width, height, vertical margin, horizontal margin, align, border color and design override have no effect.
  • Byline instance property overrides image doc Byline.
  • Provider Credit instance property overrides image doc Provider Credit.
  • Caption instance property overrides image doc Caption.
  • Alt Text instance property overrides image doc Alt Text.

Main Art - teases docs

  • Slideshow, video and interactive tease docs in Main Art should render as a slice immediately above the text slice. Verify slideshow, Verify video, Verify interactive
  • Interactive teases with anything other than Flash Interactive MSNBC docs do not render a slice.

Main Art - other components

  • Flash interactive MSNBC docs placed in main art render above text.
  • Flash Animation docs placed in main art are ignored.

Secondary Art

  • Image docs in Secondary Art should not render. Verify
  • Slideshow, video and interactive tease docs in Secondary Art should render as a slice immediately below the text slice. Verify slideshow, Verify video, Verify interactive
  • Interactive teases with anything other than Flash Interactive MSNBC docs do not render a slice.

Dateline

  • Text in Dateline field renders before body text and automatically appends an em dash. Verify
  • If empty, no em dash should precede body text. Verify

Ad package

  • Ad package doc in story doc's Ad Package field overrides ad package from Section Description. Verify (Should show Tier 2 from ad pkg field instead of ROS from SD)
  • ROS ad break (300x250 ad + sponsored links + marketplace)
    . . . Ad break appears after text copyright when there are 10 paragraphs or less. Verify.
    . . . Ad break appears after 7th paragraph when there are 11 paragraphs or more. Verify
    . . . Additional ad breaks appear every 12 paragraphs as long as there are at least 4 paragraphs—including the copyright—remaining after the last ad break. Verify
  • Tier 1 (300x250 ad only).
    . . . No ad should appear with text if there are 11 paragraphs or less. Verify
    . . . Ad appears aligned right at the 11th paragraph if there are 12 paragraphs or more. Verify
    . . . Additional ads appear aligned right every 11 paragraphs as long as there are at least 3 paragraphs—including the copyright—remaining at the bottom. Verify
  • Tier 2 (300x600 follow-along ad). Verify
  • Tier 3a (468x648 follow-along ad). Verify
  • Tier 3b (970x250 in story header, 300x250 with text).
    . . . No ad should appear with text if there are 10 paragraphs or less. Verify
    . . . Ad appears aligned right at the 11th paragraph if there are 12 paragraphs or more. Verify
    . . . Additional ads appear aligned right every 11 paragraphs as long as there are at least 3 paragraphs—including the copyright—remaining at the bottom. Verify

Body - text formatting Verify all below

  • Regular returns generate p tags. (check 1st paragraph)
  • Soft returns generate br tags. (check 2nd paragraph)
  • Bold generates strong tags, italic generates em tags and underline generates u tags. (check 3rd paragraph)
  • Un-order lists generate appropriate ul and li tags. (check 4th paragraph)
  • Order lists generate appropriate ol and li tags. (check 5th paragraph)
  • Indent / outdent generates appropriate blockquote tags. (check 6th paragraph)
  • Align left, right and center is ignored. (check 7th paragraph)
  • Superscript and subscript work. (check 8th paragraph)
  • External / internal hyperlinks generate appropriate a tags and open in windows when video or slideshow. (check 9th paragraph)
  • Hyperlinked text to components present as slices on the page scrolls the page to that slice. (check 9th paragraph)
  • Bookmarks generate appropriate a tags. (check 9th paragraph)
  • Tables inserted via WB toolbar are not rendered. (check 10th paragraph)
  • Font color settings are ignored. (check 10th paragraph)
  • Special characters from context menu all render as expected. (check 11th paragraph)
  • Font face and size settings are ignored. (check 12th paragraph)

Body - inline legacy components Verify all below

  • Big red links components are ignored.
  • Divider line components render as a dotted/dashed line across the width of the text column.
  • Divider line components are ignored.
  • Colorboxes are ignored.
  • CDATAs are ignored.
  • Databoxes are ignored.
  • UGC upload forms are ignored.
  • Flash Animation docs are ignored.
  • Flash Interactive MSNBC docs are ignored.
  • Survey docs are ignored.

Body - inline link packages & infoboxes

  • 1-col grids display content according to settings specified within each grid and align right, hanging into the empty right col for ROS & Tier 1/3b ad models. Please check the manually-created and SN-driven grid included in each test case. , , ,
  • 2-col grids display content according to settings specified within each grid and align right, hanging into the empty right col for ROS & Tier 1/3b ad models and centering between paragraphs with half a column margin on each side in Tier 3a. Please check the manually-created and SN-driven grid included in each test case. , , ,
  • 3-col grids to come ...
  • infoboxes to come ...

Body - inline teases Verify all below

  • Video
    . . . Video tease to the primary (first) video on the page as a slice renders with an orange colored button icon, 'Video:' appended to the beginning of the instance property headline, '(on this page)' appended to the end of the instance property headline and scrolls to that slice when clicked.
    . . . Video tease to a secondary video on the page as a slice renders with an orange colored button icon, 'Video:' appended to the beginning of the instance property headline, '(on this page)' appended to the end of the instance property headline, scrolls to that slice when clicked and displays the corresponding video in rest state.
    . . . Video tease to a video not on the page as a slice renders with a blue outline icon, 'Video:' appended to the beginning of the instance property headline and opens the video in a child window when clicked.
  • Slideshow
    . . . Slideshow tease to the primary (first) slideshow on the page as a slice renders with a red colored button icon, 'Slideshow:' appended to the beginning of the instance property headline, '(on this page)' appended to the end of the instance property headline and scrolls to that slice when clicked.
    . . . Slideshow tease to a secondary slideshow on the page as a slice renders with a red colored button icon, 'Slideshow:' appended to the beginning of the instance property headline, '(on this page)' appended to the end of the instance property headline, scrolls to that slice when clicked and displays the corresponding slideshow.
    . . . Slideshow tease to a slideshow not on the page as a slice renders with a blue outline icon, 'Slideshow:' appended to the beginning of the instance property headline and opens the slideshow in a child window when clicked.
  • Interactive
    . . . Interactive tease to the primary (first) interactive on the page as a slice renders with a purple colored button icon, interactive type from instance properties appended to the beginning of the instance property headline, '(on this page)' appended to the end of the instance property headline and scrolls to that slice when clicked.
    . . . Interactive tease to a secondary interactive on the page as a slice renders with a purple colored button icon, interactive type from instance properties appended to the beginning of the instance property headline, '(on this page)' appended to the end of the instance property headline, scrolls to that slice when clicked and displays the corresponding interactive.
    . . . Interactive tease to an interactive not on the page as a slice renders with a blue outline icon, interactive type from instance properties appended to the beginning of the instance property headline and opens the interactive's specified archive page in the same window when clicked.
    . . . Interactive teases without an archive specified should not render.
    . . . Interactive tease with ‘inline’ instance property checked renders Flash interactive aligned right and hanging into the margin where available along with the interactive tease doc's headline, caption and source (if provided).

Body - inline images for ROS, Tier 1 & Tier 3b

  • Horizontals. Verify all below
    . . . Small AIMS size converted to 1-col and aligned right.
    . . . 1 col - 3 col AIMS sizes display aligned right.
    . . . Unspecified [blank] and Standard AIMS sizes converted to 3 col and aligned right.
    . . . 3.5 col - 6 col AIMS sizes converted to 3 col and aligned right.
  • Verticals. Verify all below
    . . . Small AIMS size converted to 1-col and aligned right.
    . . . 1 col - 3 col AIMS sizes display aligned right.
    . . . Unspecified [blank] and Standard AIMS sizes converted to 3 col and aligned right.
    . . . 3.5 col - 6 col AIMS sizes converted to 3 col and aligned right.

Body - inline images for Tier 2

  • Horizontals. Verify all below
    . . . Small AIMS size converted to 1-col and aligned right.
    . . . 1 col - 2.5 col AIMS sizes display aligned right.
    . . . 3 col - 6 col AIMS sizes converted to 3 col and display centered with half col margins.
    . . . Unspecified [blank] and Standard AIMS sizes converted to 3 col and display centered with half col margins.
  • Verticals. Verify all below
    . . . Small AIMS size converted to 1-col and aligned right.
    . . . 1 col - 2.5 col AIMS sizes display aligned right.
    . . . 3 col - 6 col AIMS sizes converted to 3 col and display centered with half col margins.
    . . . Unspecified [blank] and Standard AIMS sizes converted to 3 col and display centered with half col margins.

Body - inline images for Tier 3a

  • Horizontals. Verify all below
    . . . Small AIMS size converted to 1-col and aligned right.
    . . . 1 col - 1.5 col AIMS sizes display aligned right.
    . . . 2 col AIMS size displays centered with half col margins.
    . . . 2.5 col - 6 col AIMS sizes converted to 3 col and display centered.
    . . . Unspecified [blank] and Standard AIMS sizes converted to 3 col and display centered.
  • Verticals. Verify all below
    . . . Small AIMS size converted to 1-col and aligned right.
    . . . 1 col - 1.5 col AIMS sizes display aligned right.
    . . . 2 col AIMS size displays centered with half col margins.
    . . . 2.5 col - 6 col AIMS sizes converted to 3 col and display centered.
    . . . Unspecified [blank] and Standard AIMS sizes converted to 3 col and display centered.

Body - inline images, other instance properties Verify all below

  • Width, height, vertical margin, horizontal margin, align, border color and design override have no effect
  • Byline instance property overrides image doc byline
  • Provider credit instance property overrides image doc provider credit
  • Caption instance property overrides image doc caption
  • Alt text instance property overrides image doc alt text

Text length & pagination drawer

  • Text renders larger when there are 2 paragraphs or less. Verify
  • No drawer renders if there are 11 paragraphs or less. Verify
  • A drawer renders after the 10th paragraph if there are 12 paragraphs or more. Verify
  • Inline elements such as images are teases are not counted as paragraphs. Verify

Hide checkboxes

  • 'Hide date' checkbox should hide story timestamp that normally appears under the byline and source. Verify
  • 'Hide tools' checkbox should hide text tools (share, print, font settings) that normally appear with the timestamp. Verify

Expired stories

  • All text slice content including main art and ads is replaced with a message that reads: "We're sorry. The text content of this page is no longer available." Verify
  • Verify styling when slice is first; verify styling when slice is not first.

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Tested on 5/11 by Ashley using FF 3.6, Win XP

Tested on 5/15 by Rachel using IE7, Win XP

Tested on 5/16 by Ashley using IE6 & IE7, Win XP

Tested (partial) on 5/19 by Lori using IE8, XP