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To preserve code quality over time, you may want to add testing to your Gatsby site. Several of the more popular testing use-cases with Gatsby are JavaScript unit tests (Jest), React component tests (react-testing-library), and end-to-end tests (Cypress).

 Main Guides 3


Unit testing protects against unexpected behavior in your code. Walk through a few extra steps you'll need to set up Jest, a popular Javascript testing framework, with Gatsby.

React components

Install and use react-testing-library, the most popular framework for testing the behavior of React components.

E2E tests with Cypress

Automated checks of specific user flows through one or many pages.

 Additional Guides 3

  • GraphQL
  • CSS-in-JS
  • Visual testing with Storybook
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