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Bug Classifications

 GUI (Graphical User Interface)

Bugs that affect the presentation, look or layout of pages, images and form elements.

Examples: misalignment, broken images, wrong sized graphic elements, inconsistent colors on a link, button or menu, etc.

Functional

Bugs that produce an unexpected/illogical application behavior where the end result differs from the expected result.

Examples: search returns the wrong results, clicking on a link takes you to page X instead of the intended page Y, etc.

Technical

Bugs that produce error messages or malfunctions of the application.

Examples: any error when trying to load a page, JavaScript error, the application hangs for a long time, the application crashes, etc.

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