Questions regarding automation of web applications for testing purposes according to specific of used web browser.

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Clicking a Non Existent DOM item

EDIT: I used mouse events and did get a working solution that is pretty ugly :). So I may be at a point that automating this page will not be possible. I am trying to click a popup menu that appears ...
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Jmeter Web driver sampler

Jmeter has a webdriver sampler. We have to write the scripts. We have scripts written in opkey, a selenium based tool. Can we integrate both of them. So that we don't have to write scripts in jmeter.
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Browser Independent Automation Library

I've done a bit of vbscripting in the past to automate tasks as a sys admin and recently I've taken a position in QA and really want to double down on scripting common tasks for repeated tests; both ...
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Hide a password in selenium IDE

My client uses simple Selenium IDE scripts for regression testing. The issue is that when the scripts are shared, people's AD usernames and passwords are shared too. I'm trying to put a stop to this ...
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Are the gains going from Selenium IDE to headless worth it on small projects

I am a web developer in a very small team(2 devs, one hardware), and I spend as much, if not more time testing applications(due to requirements issues) than the actual developing. To help with this, ...
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How to edit field in Robotframework using Selenium2library

My problem is being unable to enter text in login and password fields in certain page. I would like to know how to be able to enter text in this situation. I have been able to automate entering text ...
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Mirror a browser session

I am doing some regression testing (changes to underlying database structures) where I'm lucky enough to two separate environments which should contain the same data. What I'd like to do is open a ...
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What proportion of tests cases should be automated via Selenium Webdriver? [closed]

I work with e-commerce websites and I am wondering how much of the tests should be automated. I plan on automating the login and check out functionalities but what about clicking links to navigate ...
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Looking for a HEADLESS C# Selenium automatic nightly regression test solution

The WHY: I am looking for options and possible full solutions if someone has already done something similar. I am testing web-based applications using C# Selenium with VS2015 by writing tests that ...
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Explicit wait is not reliable with Selenium C#

While creating test scripts in Selenium WebDriver using C#, I have used Explicit wait (after going through this link) and have also gone through SO and SQA links for the same. So, I implemented it ...
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Interesting Selenium projects? [closed]

I just finished my third selenium hobby project. The program that I have done was quite big and took a long time, with a lot of multithreading and coding. The program is basically a "cheap flights" ...
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What language/protocol do web browsers use for accepting automation requests?

The WebDriver API allows browsers to be automated, such as for end-to-end testing. Specific implementations exist, such as the standalone ChromeDriver or InternetExplorer Driver executables or the ...
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Automating Chrome on Windows 8.1 with JavaScript using Selenium's WebDriverJS

I'm automating Chrome on Windows 8.1 with JavaScript using Selenium's WebDriverJS. 1) To get started with WebDriverJS for Node, I downloaded a copy of the ChromeDriver and selenium-server-standalone ...
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Regarding selenium commands [closed]

I am new to Selenium automation. I have some queries to be clarified. I have recorded and done the play back. Issue is as below: If I use the clickAndWait command in Selenium IDE, it shows an error ...
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Testing Exchange Rates / FOREX in an accounting app

In black box automation testing of an accounting app which uses live feeds of foreign exchange rates for transactions, I would like to be able to record those exchange rates used to be able to assert ...
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Load Automation Tool with Record option to test application in Linux OS

I am new to Linux. currently am using Ubuntu 12.04 ATS OS. Request experts to help me selecting tool to use for Load Testing with Record and Play back option available. Would like to use an open ...
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What tools can be used to automate testing on Windows Phone 8?

What frameworks / tools enable to automate testing on Windows Phone 8 platform? I'm interested in testing of all application types, including Mobile web Native apps Hybrid apps Silverlight apps ...
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Firefox has stopped working

I am running my scripts on selenium webdriver and after every 2-3 test case I am getting this pop-up "Firefox stopped working". How should I handle this pop-up?
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Reducing the number of test users in automated regression runs?

I help maintain a very large automated regression test suite for java web applications. Because of the size of the suite, running the tests in parallel is a requirement. I need to reduce the number of ...
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How to test multiple user concurrency for a website?

I need to run concurrency test on website. I need to check various parameters such as response time, request send to site, data received, and whether the data is received correctly (e.g. if multiple ...
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Is it a bad practice to use implicit wait in Selenium Webdriver? Should one use only explicit wait?

I was reading up on implicit and explicit waits and found the following two statements: Implicit wait is not considered a good practice because different browsers have different loading times and ...
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Selenium Webdriver - FindElement in scope of WebElement doesn't work

The FindElement() method doesn't seem to work with an XPath locator, if called on an existing WebElement. My code is this: htmlDiv = _driver.FindElement(By.XPath("//h2[text()='" + onvNaam + ...
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Selenium: Click on input-field with complicated selector

I need the right direction to click on a input field. When I copy the CSS path I get the following: html body#root div#box div#content div#C_INTERNAL_OBJECT-98286949812.container ...
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What is a good way to receive test results from Selenium IDE browser extension?

The Selenium IDE browser extension is great for quick and easy automated tests. However, it doesn't seem to have a way to report the results when unattended. What ways are there to get reports from ...
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Suggestions for where to begin testing web app

We are a small start up team and we really need to figure out a more effective method for testing. Does anyone have any suggestions to help me get started with : a) developing a process b) ...
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Selenium Java WebDriver Can not Find Element with xpath or cssSelector

I can't find this element using selenium java webdriver. I have a before class method that loads the firefox driver and set the WebDriverWait. Then I have a test method to look for the elements with ...
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How to read value from XML [closed]

I know this is a common question, but I have a requirement where I need to read values from XML file. Sturcture of the XML file is <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?> <root> ...
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Web performance test does nothing

I'm trying to set up a web performance test in Visual Studio 2013 (the online tutorials seem targeted at earlier versions of VS). I right click in my solution explorer and select Add ... then Web ...
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How to perform Testing Process-Automation/ manual -web application

I am working in a startup with a limited number of developers [4-5]. We work on all open source platforms like Java, jQuery, Springs for development of web based applications. For integration, we use ...
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How to get data-href instead of href with selenium in python?

I have currently a python code that should grab a link from google. However, google uses a somewhat different method to linking. how could I grab the data-href instead of just href. this is the ...
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How to Automate Testing of this type of Web Application?

I have a web application which i would like to automate the testing for functional as well as load testing. However , it has the following features which i feel will hinder the most common automation ...
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How to send down arrow keys for a drop down?

selenium.getDriver().findElement(By.id("s2id_customFilter")).sendKeys(Keys.ARROW_DOWN); Am using the above code but it's not working."s2id_customFilter" is the id of the drop down.Am clicking on ...
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API Automated Testing Tool XML & JSON

I was hoping you could help me...I am looking for an automated test tool that can: MUST HAVE: Ability to connect to a server endpoint that returns JSON or XML based data Ability to fully parse and ...
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Not able to find Coded UI .trx result files

I am using Coded UI in VSTS 2013 for creating automated tests using Coded UI Test Builder. I am able to create tests successfully but not able to view their result files. I found that there is a ...
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Logging in Firefox on same portal with different Credentials using TestNG Data provider and Selenium

import java.util.concurrent.TimeUnit; import org.openqa.selenium.*; import org.openqa.selenium.firefox.FirefoxDriver; import org.testng.Assert; import org.testng.annotations.AfterSuite; import ...
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Handle Firefox native dialog windows with Selenium IDE

I'm new using Selenium IDE (and as a QA). I'm testing my Web application on Firefox and I have an export button that downloads an Excel file. My problem is how to handle the window dialog native of ...
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How can I get the value of the tooltip

After any changes made to the web service in our project we test the Web Service by providing data to the web services and then check if accurate data has come to the application by checking the graph ...
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Dynamic ID selecting text from dropdown

I have a situation I'm trying to handle. I am using webdriver, C#. The image above is the dropdown I want to select from. This is how it works, to select from the element, first click it and a text ...
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Jmeter plugin webdriver sampler

JMeter web driver is used for measuring performance metrics of browsers, but it requires writing of scripts. Is there any way I could record these scripts?
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Process for Web Automation Testing

Can i get details about wt process or steps should be taken for web automation testing, i am currently using selenium IDE & eclipse.from testing, i am focusing in open sources tools for web ...
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Which .NET test frameworks/runners support attaching files (such as a screenshot) to the test report?

I want to attach an HTML document to any test case that is about to fail. I can do this if I use Gallio test runner, but it doesn't integrate well with Visual Studio or TFS. According to Microsoft's ...
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How to reliably calculate flakiness of test on automation jenkins job

I have access to a CI Job Jenkins's JSON API. Here is how I have the sequence I crawl a CI job and look at all the builds I look for the latest test report and filter out the test reports which are ...
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Best way to wait till the status changes

I have to automate a web page. Which has the following behaviour. I will create an application and the created application will be displayed in a table. The table has a column named status. The ...
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Need to validate compiled document using C# selenium in VS 2010

I am using selenium, C# at this point I am able to compile word document and then need to save as a pdf on desktop and then validate the links in the downloaded document with original parsed document, ...
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How to create shortcut to run Selenium script?

Is it possible to have some kind of shortcut (probably bookmarklet) to run specific Selenium script? While developing webapp I'd like to have a possibility to quickly run specific Selenium script to ...
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More official way to leave browser window open upon failure?

My coworker Chris came up with this, and it works, but I wonder if there's a more "official" way to do this using unittest.TestCase in Python. def tearDown(self): """ clean up by closing the ...
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How to Spy elements in an in-browser applet

I am trying to automate user interaction on a web application which is having embedded java applet in it. Need a tool that can spy the objects in the java applet in browser . The plan is to use FEST ...
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Quickest way to get ID and Name of all fields in single go

Currently, I am using the traditional way i.e. 'Inspect Element' (or Firebug or IE Developer) for getting value of ID and Name attributes of any field present over page for which I am creating test ...
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How can I bring Chrome browser to focus when running a Selenium test using ChromeDriver on Mac?

When executing a Selenium test with ChromeDriver, I would like to bring the test browser into focus to see the actions taking place. The way I am able to do that now is by manually clicking the ...
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Why a PhantomJS grid node is defined differently compared to other browsers

I am trying to set up one of my Selenium Grid nodes using PhantomJS. (The rest of the nodes are all working fine with Firefox browsers) Now generally, when we configure a node, we launch a ...