version added: 1.0.0.


QUnit.testStart( callback )

Register a callback to fire whenever a test begins. The callback may be an async function, or a function that return a promise which will be waited for before the next callback is handled.

parameter description
callback (function) Callback to execute. Provides a single argument with the callback Details object

Details object

Passed to the callback:

property description
name (string) Name of the next test to run
module (string) Name of the current module
testId (string) Internal ID of the next test
previousFailure (boolean) Whether the next test failed on a previous run


QUnit 1.16 Added details.testId property.


Register a callback that logs the module and test name:

QUnit.testStart(details => {
  console.log(`Now running: ${details.module} ${details.name}`);