Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is a simple mechanism for adding style (e.g., fonts, colors, spacing) to Web documents.

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A way to match on text using CSS locators

So I use xpath locators and slowly converting to CSS. I haven't found a way to do an exact match based on text. For example converting //a[text()='Log Out']. I know you can do css=a:contains('Log ...
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Is there any reliable way to write unit test against the CSS itself for a site?

is that a feasible idea? what tools do you use? what do you call this kind of testing?
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Selenium - Find exact text match using CSS locators

According to A way to match on text using CSS locators, we should be able to use "^$" to find exact text match using CSS locators. But with div class="item"><div class="text">Trouble</div&...
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Correct CSS selector for selenium

Which css selector's correct for the following HTML code ? <li class="active editing" data-index="0"> <div class="view"> <input class="edit"/> </li> I'm trying to get ...
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How do I test that external CSS does not contain an absolute URL via unit test?

I have been given the task of validating that we do not have any http:// URLs in our CSS or HTML documents. I've created a selenium IDE test that looks at src & href attributes as well as script ...
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CSS visual regression - do I need to store screenshots in git repository?

There is a technique to check if something visually not broken in HTML and CSS markup - visual regression testing. We do following steps: Check everything is ok. Create a test "reference" (creating ...
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How to generate good locators for elements in Web pages?

This site contains many questions that are about finding the right locator expression (XPath, CSS, etc) for an object in WebPage or about troubleshooting problems related in invalid or dynamic ...
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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 div#mainPanel....
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What is the hierarchy to use for finding elements - ID, class, name, xpath?

What is the hierarchy to use 'find element' by ID, class, or xpath and so on. Which is preferred over which? For some elements class is being used - is that recommended?
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What are the debug tools that i can use for GUI Automation on Internet Explorer?

Are there any tools similar to firebug/firepath that i can use to test the locators on the internet explorer browser? I was running an xpath which works in firefox but fails in IE.
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Can Css Selector be used to write customized path using tag name traversing?

I wrote a xpath for the following using tag name traversing This is the xpath I wrote - .//form[@class = 'form-horizontal']/div[3]/div/input and it works fine but when I tried to write this in ...
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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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CSS locator for body text between span tags in selenium

How do I build a CSS locator for the "Add Photos/Video" text between the span tags. I need to perform a click event on this element.
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Select a dropdown element with dynamic ID using Webdriver, C# [duplicate]

I have a situation I'm trying to handle. I am using webdriver, C#. when I tried using the CSSSelector it is just reading the parameter as a string. Kindly look into it.This is the HTML. <div class=...
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How to locate Facebook POST button using Java selenium web driver?

Code: driver.findelement(By.xpath(".//*[@id='js_2y']/div[4]/div[2]/div/div[2]/div/button")).click(); Every time I try by locating xpath, it's gives an exception, could not locate element. May 04, ...
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Finding column with certain text works using xpath but fails with cssSelector

I was trying to locate table column containing text 'Name', and it fails while using cssSelector with 'Unable to locate element' but works with xpath. I tried all the 3 below options with different ...
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Selenium Webdriver - finding element on IE 11

I'm trying to assert a 'name' on my page, to assure the right name is displayed: public static OpenQA.Selenium.By Name = (By.CssSelector("p")); Assert.AreEqual("Name", Global.driver.FindElement(...