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Are Selenium functional tests reliable enough to be worthwhile?

I'm finding that regardless of how solid my tests scripts are, I still have tests that fail (falsely), even though they worked just fine before. I'm not talking about if markup changes (although that ...
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How do I close the browser window at the end of a Selenium test?

I have googled for the answer, but the ".stop()" so frequently mentioned doesn't work for me. The Chrome window the test was running in remains open. def test_getResults(self): sel = selenium('...
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Which is the most appropriate book I should acquire in order to get started with selenium webdriver + jbehave?

We need to test a web application coded in html and javascript. They decided to use Selenium webdriver + jbehave technology and I am not very familiar with it. Which is the most appropriate book I ...
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Selenium Webdriver: How can I getText() if there's another text within div?

I have the following html: <div class="dialog-components"> <h2 class="dialog-title"> <div class="help-link"> <a href="http://google.com">Helps</a> </...
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selenium click stop working after several iteration

I have a test that clicks on a preview link > opens up a window and I do some sort of test in that newly open window. I then close that window and click on the preview link again and repeat. Let's ...
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Iterating across various open windows using Selenium and Python

So my question deals with iterating over multiple open windows at a time. Suppose I am opening a website (best example would be Naukri). As soon as the page loads, two more pop up windows open up. ...
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Selenium Timing Issue With Dialogs (Widgets) In Current Page

EDIT: I have narrowed the problem to its possible source see Update 2 and you can skip the intro. My issue is that selenium "thinks" it has clicked a link when the link click was never actually ...
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TimeOutException when trying to identify Dropdown Element in last iteration of For-Loop

I got stuck in for loop as the automation code is entering a loop that has few actions to be done like this: for (i = 0; i <= 2; i++) { // if(i==2)break; driver.manage()....
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Handling browser level authentication using Selenium

I am automating an application which contains browser level authentication. When I open the application, the browser performs basic authentication, i.e. it prompts for a username and password. How ...
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Is it possible to verify google analytics code, crazzy egg code, Optimizely code by selenium IDE?

I am a new tester in selenium IDE. I can check meta content by selenium IDE. But, I need to check some scripts as like Google analytics, crazy egg etc. Is selenium ide have any opportunity to check ...
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Clicking near the target element using mouse co-ordinates inside Firefox Window

http://www.dropmocks.com/mFuqje. In the screenshot you can see times like 12am, 1am.I have stored the times in a list and iterated one by one. For every element, I want to perform a click action ...
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How to automate Mouse hover action in webdriver/java/kendo ui

I just want to automate mouse hover function for my project the scenario is Scenario : There is a text box, if i hover on it,the edit icon will enable and i have to click that icon.
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Cucumber not finding @Findby annotations

Im trying to set up cucumber over my page object. I currently have as my login page object: @FindBy (id = cF.username) public WebElement username; @FindBy (id = cF.password) ...
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Executing the selenium script through servlets

I have a scenario in which I need to execute the selenium scripts through servlets. I mean I will get the same input from the front end (Web UI) by passing those values to selenium classes then I will ...
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How to click on Canvas element?

How do I click on a Canvas element by using Selenium Web Driver and Java? I have searched Google but didn't find what I needed. A marker/pin is on the Google map and I have to click on the marker/pin....
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Upload file in Selenium using AutoIt? [duplicate]

I'm trying to upload a file using Selenium on Windows 7 using AutoIt following this tutorial http://www.toolsqa.com/selenium-webdriver/autoit-selenium-webdriver/. The web page I'm using is this one ...
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Solution for Test Automation for web gis/mapping application?

I have to find a solution for test automation for webbased GIS/mapping application that is using OpenLayers 2.x or Leaflet as JavaScript libraries. I'm oriented on evaluate Selenium WebDriver (or ...
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Why would StringUtils return the incorrect # of matches of a substring?

I am using StringUtils from the apache commons library to check the # of matches of a substring within the source code of an html page. I have converted the page source using the webdriver command: ...
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The HTTP request to the remote WebDriver server timed out after 60 seconds

I am running selenium tests in C# and every now and then I get this error while initiating or running my tests: The HTTP request to the remote WebDriver server for http://localhost:7055/xxxxx timed ...
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Get browser's current position using selenium webdriver

I would like to know if there's any way to know the absolute position of the browser's visible canvas. Ex: if I'm at a webpage and I scroll down 200px, I would like to know I'm on the coordinate {X,...
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Can I email the testNG reports directly through selenium?

I want to send the testNG reports directly through mail to the stakeholders once its complete execution. What is the best possible way for it?
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What are the steps I should take to learn Selenium on the side?

I am currently working a full-time job in QA that does not utilize Selenium. However, I am interested in learning about how to use it and wanted to know what steps I should take to gain knowledge of ...
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Selenium Testing in Android Devices without USB connection

How can I do my selenium testing by opening the browser in android device from my PC, without connecting through USB?
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What kind of test cases can we not automate in selenium webdriver - java [closed]

I want to know what kind of test cases we cannot automate using selenium webdriver. I do not want to use any 3rd party tool (Autoit, etc..).
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Is it possible to access the css class using webdriver

I want to get the background image url which is defined in a css class . Is it possible to do by using selenium webdriver Example : Sample Text with Logo Now I want to achevie the logo url but that ...
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click() method is not working

I have a link which is having the href attribute as javascript:void(0), but it is having the onclick function. In the onclick function dev is use to log the number of hits to be database through ajax ...
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Verifying URL while ignoring part of its string

I have a URL I am attempting to verify through my test, basically I click on the image of a product and it takes me to the item description page. At the end URL string for this items description page, ...
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How to get a grid row count with Selenium in C#?

Hello I am currently trying to figure out how to get the count of how many rows are displaying in an HTML Grid on a page. From researching several stack exchanges some people reference GetXPathCount ...
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Why does selenium fail every so often when running more complex tests because it can't find an element on the page?

private IWebDriver driver; private ChildSearchPage currentChild; private IWebElement divMeetingsTab { get { return driver.FindElement(By.Id("Content_InfantTab1_divMeetings")); } } private IWebElement ...
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Cannot find element with <i> tag in selenium C#

I have an element onscreen that I am attempting to click, my test runner is telling me that SyntaxError: The expression is not a legal expression. I am trying to access an ' i ' tag on a button. ...
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Page was loading very slowly when compared to manual process

I am working on one of the php web site, the home page consists of a background image and on the top of the image there is a button. Now my problem is whenever I am doing automation for this web site,...
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Counting the number of browser windows opened by Selenium

Is there a way to get a list of opened browser windows using Selenium? I want to use this to count the number of open browsers within a test.
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Should Automated Test rely on each other or be kept seperate?

Currently, I am in charge of developing a blackbox automated testing framework using C# and Selenium web driver and using this framework to automate our current manual regression suite. The system ...
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Error: cannot find symbol in XSLT + TestNG Report

When I followed this link LINK to generate XSLT Report Using testng and to send email reports getting error message (Ex: package org.openqa.seleni um does not exist, etc...0). Please suggest me. ...
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Selenium with multiple languages gives any additional features

I am new to Automation Testing. By googling about Selenium I gained a some knowledge on Selenium. But I have small doubt i.e., Selenium will support the multiple languages like Javascript with Node....
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Do you verify presence of text in your automated tests?

While automating multi locale application I had to stop using - assertTrue(selenium.isTextPresent("success text message")); where success text message would change for each locale. to - ...
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Connecting Appium to Selenium Grid

I'm having trouble connecting Appium to our local Grid. When I try to connect I don't get any errors, but I do not see Appium in the Grid console. Here's my node config file. { "capabilities": ...
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How to run Selenium WebDriver java/testNG script with Windows Safari browser?

I know how to run test script in chrome and firefox. Please help me how to run my Selenium WebDriver java/testNG script in windows safari browser.
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How to validate xpaths in selenium over scripts

I am new to Selenium. I heard that in real time we will not use xpaths generated by tools..rather we will write our own. So i decided to learn writing xpaths. Can u please suggest how to practice ...
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How to use TestNG to create multi-user tests scenarios?

What I need to do is to create UI test cases for our application and we have decided to use Selenium with TestNG (we're still open to other options if there are considerable advantages). The tests we ...
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Selenium Webdriver : Selection is happening twice

I want to select only Manage the customers and Projects . But did not getting , whats going wrong with below code. It selects both Manage the customers and Projects and Manage Tasks My code: ...
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click on the button/link by scroll to the element

I am searching with a keyword "Mobiles" in search box it given the 450 results now i want verify that whether it is displayed 450 products not . My problem is per page we are displaying the 30 ...
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How to select category from Ebay dropdown list? [duplicate]

Hi I'm learning automation testing using Eclipse, Selenium Webdriver, and Java. I'm practicing. I'm trying to select the label 'Consumer Electronics' from the Ebay dropdown menu and search only in ...
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Type mismatch: cannot convert from element type Object to WebElement

I am getting error"Type mismatch: cannot convert from element type Object to WebElement" when tried to run a java file to check broken images on webpage. My Code : List elementList = new ArrayList()...
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How to modify testNG report in selenium java

I am running my script in java and getting the results in testNG. But in my application after filling up the form I am getting a confirmation alert message. I am able to read that alert message and ...
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How to update test cases in MS Test Manager based on automated test script results

For a web-application, I am automating my test cases using selenium web driver in java. My test cases are being managed using Microsoft Test Manager. Now, I want to update the test cases in the ...
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Blank screenshot with WebDriver

Im not sure why, but ever time my screenshot is executed, the images are saved as blank. heres the code: public void screenshotOnError() throws IOException { WebDriver driver = new ...
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Why does Codeception / Selenium give “UnknownServerException”?

I've recently had some trouble getting automatic testing working on a new machine. I'm using Codeception and Selenium, and everything worked fine on my old Windows 8 machine (I'm now on Ubuntu). My ...
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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 the ...
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In WebDriver I need to locate a text that's sibling to a tag

I am using WebDriver and I need to use XPath to get the text that appears after the <br></br> which is "59Min" from the below HTML. <div> 2Hrs, 56Min <br></br> 59Min ...