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Run Tests on Render Deployment

In this tutorial, we'll set up our tests to run when Render creates a Preview Environment of our site.

QA Wolf does not currently support Render Pull Request Previews. This is because Render does not fully integrate with the GitHub deployments API.

If you have multiple services for each deployment, please reach out for help.

Create Deployment Trigger

Create Trigger

Click the Triggers button in the sidebar of the dashboard.

open triggers from dashboard

Click Create Trigger.

create trigger

You can rename your trigger, or use the default name.

rename trigger

You can choose to run all your tests, or only tests with specific tags.

choose tags

If you have created any environments, choose the one to use when your tests run.

choose environment

Choose Render Deployment from the Run tests on dropdown.

choose Render Deployment

Now we'll connect our GitHub repository to QA Wolf. Click the Connect GitHub repository button to get started.

Connect GitHub Repo

A new tab will open and visit GitHub. You will be asked to choose the repo(s) you want QA Wolf to access.

Install GitHub App

Choose the repo(s) you want to test and click the green Installbutton. After the installation succeeds, the new tab will close.

Confirm the repo you want to test is now selected in the dropdown.

Confirm Selected GitHub Repo

Provide an example Preview Environment URL for your project. QA Wolf will use this example to construct the URL for future pull requests.

This is required because Render does not yet provide this information via the GitHub Deployments API.

Preview Environment URL

Once you are done, click the Create trigger button to save your trigger.

save trigger

See Results in GitHub

When you push a commit to GitHub, your tests will run after your deployment succeeds.

See results in GitHub

QA Wolf will comment on a pull request with the most recent test suite. As your tests run, the comment is updated to report the latest results.

GitHub pull request comment

View Run History

🎉 Congratulations - now your tests will run on Render deployments in 100% parallel!

You can see your test runs in the Run history page of the dashboard.

Run history