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How to send Basic Authentication headers in Selenium?

I'm using webdriver.Firefox and I'm trying to send the following custom header: self.headers = { 'Authorization': 'Basic %s' % b64encode(bytes(self.args.user + ':' + self.args.password, ...
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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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getTitle() returning current URL instead of page title

I have a scenario like clicking on the images of home page and validating page title. I am facing an issue say I am using the getTitle() function to get a page title to validate but it's returning the ...
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How FluentWait is different from WebDriverWait?

How is the FluentWait is different from WebDriverWait? I am using WebDriverWait having the polling interval set to : 500 miliseconds. Still, WebDriverWait returns after some delay (i.e. 2 - 3 seconds ...
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How to click on element only if data exists in excel table? [closed]

Hi so currently I'm working with Selenium webdriver in Eclipse.. I'm testing a web app and having data driven from an excel sheet. There is optional information and you can click 'ADD' and then a pop ...
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How to make my tests more robust in WebDriver using JUnit (code included)

I'm hoping someone can advise me on some best practices to make my tests more robust. The problem I'm having is that every so often my tests will fail at the point of WebDriver waiting for an ...
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How to download a attached PDF file in the PDF file using selenium

A PDF file was attached inside the PDF file. Needs to read the content in the attached PDF file. Let me know if you have any solution on this requirement. I am using IE Webdriver, and the code I have ...
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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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How to connect node to hub that are in different networks

If I use case when hub and node are on the same network - here is how I do this: launch hub: java -jar selenium-server-standalone-2.45.0.jar -role hub -port 4444 launch node: java -jar ...
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Webdriver - Problem with loading profile of Tor Browser Bundle

could you give me any suggestions how to solve the weird problem I experience with webdriver? I like to use webdriver to control the browser from the Tor Browser Bundle (TBB). Controlling the TBB via ...
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Selenium Grid and TestNG Parallel option

This is my first posting here. I already searched here and couldn't find an answer. I'm in the process of integrating Appium with Selenium Grid to run our iOS and Android mobile app test cases in ...
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Selenium Webdriver Unable to locate element error - {“method”:“id”,“selector”:“log”}

I am trying to execute the code but i am getting following error: "Exception in thread "main" org.openqa.selenium.NoSuchElementException: Unable to locate element: ...
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how to click the post button for the following?

how to click the post button for the following ? <input class="k-button" type="button" style="width:90px;font-weight:bold;font-size:13px" onclick="Post();" value="Post">
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how to iterate over a collection of items in selenium webdriver

I have a collection of media item on a web page and all media items have the same class. The elements do not have IDs. I do not want use XPath selectors. When I use class name, it will pick only ...
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How do I copy substring to array of strings

WebElement ELR = driver.findElement(By.id("trades-list")); List<WebElement> list = driver.findElements( By.xpath("//*[contains(@id,'trade-summary-92')]") ); String[] tradeId = null; for(int ...
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Is it Swipe method supporting in android appium version 1.3.4?

I have tried implementing the swipe method for android devices, but this method is not working in Appium 1.3.4. Below is the code I have written: public void swipe() { JavascriptExecutor js = ...
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Setting up Page Objects with python and seem to be getting every error possible

WebTeam init.py BasePage.py UIMap.py Pages: init.py Common.py ContactPage.py test: init.py CompetitorsTest.py CreateAnonData.py CreateKnownData.py import unittest ...
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Selenium Webdriver: Firefox: 'Cannot press more then one button or an already pressed button'

I'm really struggling to automate some drag and drop functionality in a web app. All I need to do is click a link on a top menu bar, hold down on it and select the first menu option. It works fine ...
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How to send Keyboard Shortcuts to browser using Selenium and Nodejs

I am trying to create a test script in Node.JS using selenium webdriver and in case I need to send keyboard shortcuts to the driver. I tried finding the //body element and sending them but only ...
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The unstable elements crawled with selenium using python

When I used my script to crawl "fortune.com/fortune500", I crawled the ranks and companies' names in top500 filter-list part. I even forced the wait time after click the option-value on the list ...
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Selecting multiple options and deselecting options using Selenium with python

I am trying to open a webpage and select options before submitting the form. The issue I am having is being able to selecting more than one option in the select box. Eventually I want to be able to ...
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Max no.of records can we test in selenium by using data driven framework

I have one scenario say example In shoppong cart web application , in the ceckout page while selecting the address,I have two drop downs which are states and city. we needd to select the state and ...
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Why can't my Selenium Grid VM node get parameters from/register to the hub?

I'm trying to set up a Selenium Grid node on a virtual machine. I am using VirtualBox for the VM and Jenkins (with VirtualBox plugin) to set up the grid. When I try to register the node, I get the ...
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The best time to run acceptance-tests with Cucumber/selenium?

I want to know, which is the best way to run automated and acceptance tests? Because now I have two environments, which are develop and qa, but I don't know if the better way to run these tests is ...
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How to Retrieve the values from a drop down using selenium-WebDriver?

I am using below script to retrieve specific item from drop down but it's not working. Select salTitle = new Select(driver.findElement(By.id("s2id_QuickEnquiryForm_salutation"))); ...
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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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Web driver gets blocked after getting a second level popup (popup inside another popup)

I'm facing an issue when application I'm testing is opening a second level popup (I mean, a popup that rises another popup). I'm using Selenium for Java, version 2.42.2, with IE Driver. My code ...
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Problem with switching windows in Selenium WD

I hope this day finds you well. I'm working on an automation suite and I've run into an annoying problem when it comes to switching windows. I have a script which clicks a button which opens in a ...
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Do not show browser and OS in Selenium console output

I am running Selenium tests (with Protractor) on several browser at the same time to speed up the testing. Jenkins starts the tests and receives the output in a console. To make things more readable ...
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Selenium - what is the CSS for the following Xpath [closed]

I have this xpath generated from firebug but I need to use a CSS selector in my code. Just take the xpath as the code. So my code has 7 div tags where 7 div tag has 2 div tag and then <a class="btn ...
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Selenium: Unable to automate file upload [duplicate]

Can someone please help me in automating file upload on this page- https://www.designerexchange.com/index.php/sell/quote I tried everything, but the file upload is very dynamic.
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Is it possible to use Selenium's RemoteWebDriver and Appium's AppiumDriver in parallel?

I tried asking this on StackOverflow but unfortunately I couldn't find a solution to this there. Then I learned about SQA StackExchange so I thought I'd try here too. I'm trying to write some test ...
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Access WebElement in selenium testng [closed]

having code like this, with WebElement inside of class @Test public void testTable() { WebElement simpleTable = driver.findElement(By.id("items")); simpleTable.click(); } how ...
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Using Selenium scripts with JMeter for load testing

I'm facing an untraceable problem in creating a 50 users load test on a JSF web application. The approach that I'm following is this: Writing a test script in Eclipse using Selenium RC API. ...
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I can't close Fancybox using selenium webdriver

I have a problem closing a Fancybox using selenium Webdriver. On the fancy-box is a big "X" located for closing it (http://tinypic.com/r/2w3xq1f/8). This is the source code of the "X" closing ...
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Configuring a framework using Selenium Builder, GitHub and Jenkins

Ok, so I have posted a couple of other questions here that have been unclear so, apologies for another along similar lines. I am a little further along now but am still blocked from progressing. I ...
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Please help me to automate the application through selenium webdriver [duplicate]

Please help me to automate the below scenario through selenium webdriver In Application values are stored in the web table. STID STNAME AGE 1 Sachin 24 2 Kumar 25 and similarly in ...
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How to validate maximum character check in webdriver/java

I want to validate the maximum character limit of the text field in webdriver/java
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is_displayed with python and web driver

So when my test pass it will show the "yeah" word in the end, however when it fails , it will only show and exception NoSuchelement and the word "Failed" will not show up anywhere. its like else ...
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Finding grandparent of an element using xpath in selenium

I want to click the parent of an element if the text within the child matches a certain string. I am using contains to find the text and :xpath,"../../" to find the parent. Here is ruby code: ...
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Is there a captureNetworkTraffic implementation in Selenium 2 via webdriver?

If yes, how is it called, or where can I find more info about it? (I'm not talking about using WebDriverBackend.) If not, what alternatives are there?
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Does Selenium depend on internet speed

I have a small question regarding selenium automation. I am using selenium automation for one website(live). Does its performance depend on internet speed?
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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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Which can be better to work with Selenium WebDriver - Java or Python? [closed]

I have start learning Selenium WebDriver, but i am confused between Java and Python. Which language should i choose? I do have basic ideas of Core Java but haven't wrote a single piece of code with ...
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How to do performance testing of dynamic website?

I want to check a weather data is rendered in a page or not dynamically when page is loaded in html.Also wanted to know weather data that has appended dynamically is valid or not.Wanted to know how ...
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Free/Sample Selenium test suites (code) for Open Source projects

I am a student and for learning purpose I am looking for following: Open source projects who have a ready-made selenium test-suite, free for others to use can be any sort of web application, in any ...
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Selenium C# 4.0 release says you can hide the command prompt - how do you actually do it?

I'm updating to version 2.40 and was looking at the change log. http://selenium.googlecode.com/git/dotnet/CHANGELOG It says "Now provide an option to hide command prompt window for driver service ...
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How do I start the Internet Explorer WebDriver for Selenium in Python?

I had a devil of a time figuring this out. It wasn't documented on the web anywhere I could find. I ended up reading the webdriver init.py to find out.
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Is mail testing with selenium possible?

We have merely just had a kick off meeting for a new project that I am required to automate ASAP. The project is essentially a "mailbox project", if you will, and I have no idea as to where to start ...