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 RC with Firefox portable (Windows)

I try to use Firefox Portable with Selenium from my Windows 7 OS but I'm having difficulty . So, I launch selenium RC server with the default folder profile of FirefoxPortable : java -jar ...
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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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Can you use javascript with selenium webdriver?

I want to automate a website with selenium web driver using javascript. I am good at Junit(java) but not an expert in javascript. please can anyone help me rewrite this little code snippet in ...
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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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select_by_value causing odd issue with the DOM

I'm new to Python and Selenium testing so please forgive me if this isn't written right. I've been asked to look at the test that does a few actions on a form. The form has 2 text fields, a drop down, ...
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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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Couting 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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Automate graphs using selenium

I am trying to automate the graphs using selenium but because these graphs auto generated It does not have any id.can you please help me out?
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Blurred screenshots with Selenium Webdriver

Please refer to the link to see what kind if screenshots I get - http://goo.gl/uDIyf3 instead of http://goo.gl/BQy1hI . Not sure what could be wrong here as the same code has been working for me on ...
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WebDriver Clicking button issue in IE 11

Have a suite of web-drivers tests that run in chrome and IE 10, but will not run in IE 11. The tests fail in IE-11 when clicking a button as the following action (a form popup) does not occur. I ...
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Sikuli wrapper for .NET..Unable to connect to the remote server

I am using a Sikuli wrapper for .NET (Sikuli4Net). Using an embedded jetty server, it exposes the core functionality of Sikuli for use within .NET projects. However, in Visual Studio, when I try to ...
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How can I prevent Selenium from dropping my session?

I'm trying to select values from a drop down on a page. There are multiple drop downs and the code seems to have no problem selecting the right drop down when given the correct identifier to choose. ...
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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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Unable to locate element in a dropdown

ul class="appt-dropdown-menu"> <li id="service-slot-blocker" class="slot-blocker-holder"> <li id="service-05b41399015375913"> <code class="light-blue"></code> <span ...
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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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Selenium IDE - Actual use- seeking a practical example

What is the actual use of Selenium IDE? Apart from playback and record How can we use this tool to check the validations of a simple login form in website?
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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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how to get the count of elements in list box

working on selenium + java,. can any one help me... I have a drop down list box, and need to get the number of elements in the list box. <select id="id"> <option ...
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Page Object Design: Is there a Python equivalent to Ruby gems “site_prism” or “page_object”?

I'd like to know if there is a framework in Python which supports a clean way to define the Page Object Elements on a Page Object. The site_prism gem does it like so: class Home < SitePrism::Page ...
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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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Headless browser testing using X virtual frame buffer

My current setup is using Jenkins as my CI environment, which has some ubuntu server nodes to execute the end to end browser tests on some amazon EC2 machines using selenium 2. I am wondering if ...
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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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Setup appium for Android on Mac osx 10.8.5

I am new to mobile testing. I want to configure appium for testing android applicaiton on Mac machine. Can someone provide the steps to do. And I want to using with selenium webdriver using Java.
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Visual Regression Testing

For testing the visual appearance of a website the use of tools like selenium (functional surface test) are not sufficient because it doesn´t check the visual appearance and/or the CSS-Code directly. ...
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Desktop Application testing using selenium

Is it possible to test desktop applications using selenium? Suppose we have a simple application like gtalk. A desktop application, can we automate that application with selenium.
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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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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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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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How can i start my session in other browser rather than firefox in Selenium WebDriver?

I am new to selenium webdriver and by default when i run a script it is opening a session in Firefox. now i want to open this session in other browsers like Google Chrome, IE. How can i open this ...
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Script when passing values from one HTML page to other in Selenium IDE

How to create Selenium IDE script when passing value [Using hyperlink] from one HTML page to other. In my case the page was automatically closed After passing the value. When i am trying to run ...
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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 print currency symbols using webdriver with testng

In Dropdown currencies are listed as($,€,₤). Based on the selected currency, prices will display in other page like ($10,€10,₤10). Using the below code, I got the selected value from the dropdown. ...
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verificationErrors in WebDriver

When verification fails in multiple "try catch" blocks containing "verificationErrors.Append(e.message)" in a single test script, the test results log shows only one of those failures and instead of ...
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Using multiple instances of webDriver

I have defined an object of Web driver in one class as Static WebDriver driver; and want to use that instance in another class to automate the browser. Is it possible? Or will I have to define ...
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Manual QA looking to get into Automated Testing (no programming background)

I currently work at an ad agency as a Manual QA. I originally came in to act on the business side but kind of 'fell in to' the job. I do not have a programming background but I am very interested in ...
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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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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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How to revert the changes made by selenium in a tear down process?

I am in a situation where I have to revert all the changes which I made while testing the application. Is there any way of doing this in Testng? Suppose if I have added something into the ...
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How to open and get input from a popup before running test?

I want to open a popup before running my tests and after completing my test run. I want to give few inputs from the popup on basis of that my test will run. Suppose I have multiple links on which my ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How can I use Surefire to run parameterized tests in parallel?

I am using jUnit's Parameterized annotation on some Selenium tests to specify the browsers they should run with. I am also using SureFire's new parallel parameter (set to "classes") to try and run ...
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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 ...
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How to handle “Time out receiving message from the renderer” in chrome driver?

I am new to selenium, I'm facing "Time out receiving message from the renderer" in chrome browser while running test with selenium 2.41 and chrome 2.9x. I have tried many tests to reproduce the issue, ...