Selenium is an open source framework for testing web applications.

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Is it recommended to document how selenium automation tests are laid out?

The automation code I'm working with was written by several people before me. It's messy, complex, etc. There are barely any comments within the code. It takes me an extremely long time to figure out ...
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Selenium/Webdriver with team member that don't have programing skills

We are planning on integrating/developping automation solution with Webdriver 2.0 for our web application. We currently have 2 members in the team that can write code, and understand enough Java to ...
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How to work with changing element id in the html code

I am working in a ERP where the elements id are changing/rotating randomly. so if I am writing a code to locate a id, next time I run the selenium code it gets me error as the id changes by that time ...
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Selenium for MacOS Setup

I wanted to know if there is a good source for setting up Selenium in Eclipse on MacOS. I have MacOS 10.9.4.
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Selenium WebDriver (Java) with database [closed]

I want to validate application output result with Database using selenium webdriver (Java). Please let me know how this can be achieved. Or could you please let me know how to use selenium webdriver ...
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Is parameterized constructor (Java) supported in selenium webdriver?

I was asked in an interview whether Selenium Webdriver supported parameterized constructors. Example: import java.util.concurrent.TimeUnit; import org.openqa.selenium.By; import ...
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Selenium webdriver - Java with Webservices

In our application we are using web-services and DB, is it possible to integrate Selenium webdriver with web-services (Soap UI)? If two different frameworks are integrated, whether this is good?. My ...
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I want to select the value from the dropdown

I am testing www.paytm.com In that I have filled in the mobile number but I am not able to focus and select the mobile operator which is present in the dropdown just after the phone number section. ...
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procedure and prerequisites for installing selenium

I am a manual tester and would like to upgrade to automation so i would like to go for Selenium. But i am totally new to selenium. So I would like to gain some knowledge on selenium. For that i would ...
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How to switch pop-up handler using selenium webdriver

I am working on a application that opens a form to fill up when i click on a button. I need to switch to that window , fill up the form and come out I tried this code Set beforePopup = ...
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Authentic Testing of Mobile Website

I'm currently on a project in which we've set up a test infrastructure for automated regression testing of the customer's website (that is, the desktop and mobile versions thereof). My question ...
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Is it possible to run RFT script in Selenium?

Since Selenium has problem accessing a standalone window, I have to use RFT just to handle this window. I made a jar file from the RFT script and added it to Selenium library. But it seems Selenium ...
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Selenium support (native and its bindings)

As far as I am aware, Selenium is an active project that is being developed and heavily used. However, when I look at the defects list on their official site, it looks like there are thousands of ...
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Test dropdown creation in several pages

Currently I am writing tests for a web application using Selenium, when a question popped in my mind. Since this is my first time with Selenium, I'd wish to have some help on it. I have to test the ...
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select random cursors on map using selenium ide

I'm using google map api in my site and I want to test the cursors on map using Selenium IDE. Now I use this code and it works fine: clickAt > xpath=(//map[@id='gmimap85']) but it tests only one ...
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Calling data from one class to another class - framework for JUnit

Please forgive me as I am still very new to the world of test automation. I have started out by using Selenium WebDriver with JUnit4, predominately on windows OS, although I have modified my scripts ...
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Which version of Selenium should I learn? [duplicate]

I am a manual tester and I want to learn test automation. I have basic knowledge of core Java and I would start to learn Selenium. Should I start to learn Selenium IDE, Selenium1/RC or Web driver. ...
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Selenium webdriver java with jdbc

I am using selenium webdriver with Java jdbc. Below are my queries. First: I am trying to login to the application with username and password from database (Using SQL Query). I am getting the ...
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Matching any text present on the visible html page

Suppose I have an add question facility but can't add same question in the form. So need to check whether the question is already visible on the screen, if not then add it. I am not getting how to ...
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How to test and run Liferay portal using Selinium?

I am new to testing, I have done the below steps. I don't know if I am correct or not. Downloaded Selenium IDE and added it to Firefox. Recorded tests and imported test cases as WebDriver/Junit. ...
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Selenium: not able to find element

What will be the Selenese for this element? <input type="text" value="0" id="28" name="UNDER PRIVILEDGED" class="textbox"> I've written like this cmd : type Target : name=UNDER ...
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Webdriver: Selecting element by position in drop-down menu

can anyone here suggest a method to select an item from a dropdown menu, using the item's position in the list? Say you have a normal dropdown menu to select the month of birth. (Example on this ...
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How to capture a series of screenshots in Web Driver using Java

I Just wanted to know, that how we can take a series of screenshots / a video recording for a screen using Selenium 2 / Web Driver with JAVA ? Please provide the answer or the lick where I can get ...
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Selenium picture Captha validation

We upgraded captcha in our application to use images instead of letters In the previous version I could fill the captcha field with a specific token to pass my the validation. Since now there is ...
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Is the source code required when using Selenium-RC with Grails?

Can anyone help with using Selenium-RC + Grails? I have used Selenium with Java but had no problem writing the code and launching the browser. But is the source code of my project required when i need ...
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Selenium IDE: sign out button not working

sign out button is not responding in selenium ide Error: "" clickAt(locator, coordString) Arguments: locator - an element locator coordString - specifies the x,y position (i.e. - ...
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Webdriver Check if Checkbox is Set and Set it if Not

I am learning Webdriver with JUnit by going through Alan Richardson's Selenium Simplified book and taking translating the exercises/tests from Selenium RC to Webdriver. So far, this has proven to be ...
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How to open a link in new tab and then coming back to previous tab in webdriver

I have a situation in which I have to perform some action on one web page and their changes will reflect in the other web page. And after that I want to check whether changes are reflecting or not by ...
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Alternative to Selenium Grid Console?

Does anyone know of any alternative to Selenium Grid's console? *edit We are thinking about building our own console. What I was asking was, are there any alternatives out there for the default ...
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To run all test cases by invoking driver once for a suite

I want to run all my test cases with one start up and tear down process. I have written code for multiple browser testing and as of now I am repeating those codes in every class file under ...
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Difference Between CSS and XPATH [duplicate]

Difference Between CSS and XPATH ? Which is the best locator in selecting Elements in selenium? If Xpath is the better why? why should we use Xpath instead of CSS? If CSS is the better why? why ...
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What are the pros and cons of using selenium and TTCN 3 for automation? Which one of the two is better in which scenario? [closed]

What are the pros and cons of using selenium and TTCN 3 for automation? Which one of the two is better and in which scenario?
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How can I structure Selenium tests in a way that minimises the maintenance work?

What is the best way to build / structure the tests in a way that will minimize the work needed to keep the tests up to date as the product changes and improves?
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How to stop the browser loading process after 20 minutes?

I want to stop the browser loading process after 20 minutes in selenium webdriver script. Please suggest, how to do this?
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Selenium - advantages and disadvantages of using Python vs C#

We currently have two teams. An automation team and also a web testing team. The automation team currently use Selenium and C# to automate tests on our web applications and legacy systems. As a ...
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Accessing a sub menu within a sub menu using Webdriver with python on IE8

I have been trying for a while to complete this task. For context, I have a link called with text "Main Menu" along the top of the page, that when hovered reveals a list of more links. These links ...
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Flow Control in Selenium IDE

I am learning Selenium IDE and I am stuck on flow control. Can anyone advise me on how to master this concept? I would like reference on video, or documentation. Thank you
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Is it reasonable to use Selenium RC over WebDriver if the former seems more suitable for the task?

The tests I am doing are on IE8, which is used throughout the company, and doesn't look to be changing any time soon. After testing both pieces of software with the system, it seemed as though ...
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How to compare value of a td of a table with a numeric value using webdriver?

I have to compare a value of a td tag with a numeric value. I have o check whether the value coming in that td is >= some value. The html of td is: <td class="sorting_1">78000</td> I ...
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Selenium training in C# or Java [closed]

I want to go for a Selenium training course but was bit confused whether should I go for Java or C#. I have been to a training session for C# earlier so as far as the concepts are concerned I do have ...
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Verifying Youtube Video in Selenium IDE

We have a need to verify content on our site using Selenium IDE; specifically for this question Youtube video served up in an iframe: {<iframe width="506" height="315" frameborder="0" ...
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Selenium Webdriver - Unable to get focus back to child window

I have scenario where clicking on some link in parent window opens a new window, after performing the actions on the child window, iam unable get back focus on the parent window, I have used the ...
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How to find the window name using firebug?

I can get the window name through selenium IDE, but with the same name, i cant able to find through firebug. Is there anyother way to find the window name using firebug?
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How to automate range values using web driver?

I have to test a price range bar implemented with a jQuery slider. Suppose the defined range is 100-10,000. I want web driver to slide the minimum value to 2000 and Maximum value to 8000. I thought of ...
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How to check no. of characters accepted by an input field using Selenium WebDriver?

I want to check the validation of an input field that what is the number of character it accepts? Suppose an username field is allowed to accept 15 characters then how can I automate this test?
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Ideas to implement offline smoke test for downloaded excel files

I run automated smoke tests for my web application, but until now, these tests are not covering offline excel spreadsheets that are downloaded by the user. I'm starting a study to find possible ...
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problem handling multiple windows in webdriver

Scenario: Step-1.Click link from window-1.New window gets opened.Say it as window-2. Step-2.Do action on window-2. Step-3.Close window-2. Step-4.Move focus to window-1 Step-5.Click an element in ...
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If we click on down load file it will ask for confirmation whether to open or save? how to handle this in selenium web driver using python

I am new to Selenium WebDriver. I need to download the file, if we click on download, after downloading it it will ask confirmation to open or save file. It should save without asking confirmation. ...
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how to use xpath for the following case

.//*[@id='colDiv_Apr282014']/div[5]/div[1] .//*[@id='colDiv_Apr282014']/div[9]/div[1] .//*[@id='colDiv_Apr282014']/div[11]/div[1] In the xpath above, you can see the value inside the first div-is ...
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Selenium Webdriver cannot locate element for right click event

Hi Guys. I have a problem with right click mouse event in Selenium 2.0. I'm using that method but in a console I've got: Unable to locate element: ...