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fetching the text from anchor tag

<a href="https://www.xyz.com/Vertical-Striped-short-Slve-pant-with-Chest-Pocket-dsdjj.html">Vertical-Striped-short-Slve-pant-with-Chest-Pocket-dsdjj <br><b>Select Size:</b>&...
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Is there any test result reporting tool for TestNG & Selenium WebDriver with Java?

I am using TestNG and Selenium webdriver via Java. Is there any tool that can help generate detailed test results, for example, suppose I have a test case that fails more often than not, is there a ...
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Selenium scripts are failing [closed]

We have selenium scripts (say around 20 scripts). When we run all the 20 scripts some how 3 or 4 scripts going to fail but when I run the same script it is going to pass. I don't understand whether I ...
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Why is CodeCeption acceptance test unable to access web page through webdriver?

I'm trying to build a CodeCeption acceptance test environment for Joomla. To make it easier to reproduce the tests on any developer's machine, I want to provide a Docker based environment. I'm ...
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Structuring Selenium tests to avoid duplication

I'm refactoring our test suite to take advantage of page object pattern. I'm missing how to structure the actual tests. Lets say that I want to test StackOverflow posting and deleting. Once scenario ...
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IDE: [error] Threw an exception: missing ; before statement

I keep getting errors with my storeEval script. In IDE the log keeps giving me "[error] Threw an exception: missing ; before statement". I don't know what to do because I have tried putting a similar ...
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How to automate the action of highlighting text in PDF/ePub using Selenium or any other tool?

I am trying to automate a web app using Selenium Webdriver. The app involves user opening a book which is rendered in either PDF or ePub format, it allows user to highlight the text which they prefer. ...
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Selenium webDriver: Multiple test cases in a single Class?

I'm using Java and Selenium Webdriver, but there is something that I don't understand. Do I need to create separate classes for each test, or I just need to create one class and in that class have all ...
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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 class=...
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Find an webelement in selenium webdriver

The following HTML code is for clicking a button <a href="#"> <button id="listbtn" class="btn btn-info" type="button" name="listbtn">Create</button> </a> Have ...
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Chrome Webdriver click function timeout when opening two simultaneous windows

I have an issue using Chrome WebDriver on a Node Webkit Application, when I click an element (it will open two windows at the same time) driver shows a timeout exception on Click function. I tried ...
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How do I get dynamic div content in selenium

See how the dynamic message displays in the browser. I am adding a name in a text field and clicking save button. After clicking save, a message displays as New Staff added or Staff Name already ...
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Selenium Webdriver runs in root but not in non-root account

I have this problem that when I run in root account it works properly with the test cases returning as expected. But in a non-root account it keeps giving me an error. Thanks in advance if you are ...
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Looking for approaches to placing orders on an eCommerce website quickly

I typically write automation using Java/Selenium but placing an order using a typical script takes close to a minute per order on our sites. I'm looking at potentially placing hundreds if not ...
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Selecting an item of a drop-down menu with Splinter lib (Python)

I am looking for a way to select an item in a drop-down menu in python with Splinter (very similar to selenium I guess) : <li class="option1" rel="1158"> Option 1</li> <li class="...
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Problem with Selenium send_keys function and JavaScript event triggered by data change

I am using Python to write a Selenium test script and I have not been able to use it to enter data for a text area. Entering data into this area appears to trigger a JavaScript function that caches ...
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Help finding child class with cssSelector syntax

How can I find this element by css this is what I have so far. driver.findElement(By.cssSelector(".simplecolorpicker > span[title*=#ff8081]")).click(); Here is the image of the html:
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Unable to select dropdown in selenium which is assigned with div tag

so plz help me to resolve this issue.i know how to do dropdown using "select" but in my site it is inside div tag . plz help me to reslove this issue. HTML Snippet : <div class="...
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How to organize code in automation framework?

I am trying to figure out most readable way to organize my code (with POM) So far I have split out the following: Pages (methods for the specific pages) 'GoTo' pages (I don't need it but ...
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How to handle download dialogs on mobile devices with Appium [closed]

I am using Selenium with Appium and my problem is "when i click on a download button it shows path to save the file." This is a mobile OS control, how do I interact with Mobile Controls? Are there ...
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I want to learn Selenium but not sure about the language I need to learn for automation

Java or Javascript? or maybe another language? Please help me choose the programming language I should learn for Selenium automation and its benefit over other. Any pro's and con's?
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Can you run selenium scripts on a locked computer and come back to check on it in 2 hrs?

Can you run selenium on a locked computer? I noticed some of my tests fail intermittently on a locked computer. I also tried to increase wait time between clicks and find elements to see if it helps. ...
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can object repository be maintained in excel?

I use a framework where we are maintaining Object Repository in property file. Can it be maintained in excel as we do not want to keep on updating the property file.
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Learning myself or getting certified?

I explored these tools Selenium web-driver, Appium by myself (current company supports me to learn) with help of StackOverflow (you guys) and with my effort. But my question is - is it good ...
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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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Where can I find sample/real world test cases? [closed]

I am looking for real world test cases to practice on. I have Googled a lot but I cannot find solid, good practice material. E-commerce, hotel-websites is of big interest.
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Connection refused error when running selenium with chrome and firefox drivers

I am running selenium tests with firefox and chrome drivers. I get a connection refused error when I run the tests in as a block Test example : require 'minitest_helper' headless = Headless.new ...
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getting an error in selenium using java with mySQL: java.sql.SQLException: No suitable driver found

package SeleWeb; import org.openqa.selenium.WebDriver; import org.openqa.selenium.firefox.FirefoxDriver; import java.sql.*; public class seldata { public static void main(String[] args) ...
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Selenium WebDriver Code for PeopleSoft Sub Page

I am new to Selenium WebDriver World. I am trying to work on a script to Add a Person in PeopleSoft HCM Application. Basically, On the Personal Data Main page, you first start by adding a Effective ...
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How should automation maintenance be handled? (Selenium)

How can we maintain Selenium scripts when the application changes? Specifically, how do we define and manage automation to keep it up to date with changes in the application being tested?
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Are there GUI test tool better than Selenium? [closed]

I have read and heard from many peple that Selenium is used by many people. Do you know if there is a better tool than Selenium in relation to open source? Thanks!
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Locating button element in modal and/or new window

I am new in using selenium web driver. Can you help me which Element should I use? Here is the code. <a class="btn btn-sm blue" data-toggle="dropdown"> <i class="fa fa-gear"></i> ...
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Data driven framework on Selenium Grid 2

In my project we have decided to implement Selenium Grid setup. We are using a data driven from Excel framework, currently all these spreadsheets are present in a workstation (which will turn to a ...
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how do i use list for selenium web driver in java

how do i use list for selenium web driver in java I need to select id which are continuously changing, and one id is in one row. need to select id from each Edit : <tr id="tr-132885-id" ...
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Phantomjs stack error

[ERROR - 2015-11-26T10:17:14.013Z] Session [9dd2e3a0-9426-11e5-986e-45afd4903e2f] - page.onError - msg: TypeError: null is not an object (evaluating 'a.getElementById("ButtonID").addEventListener') ...
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How can Manual QA's without a programming background learn Automated Testing?

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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Difficulty setting focus on element with Selenium WebDriver

I have a Selenium WebDriver test where I enter some text into a text input box var input_Note = Driver.Instance.FindElement(By.Id("note")); input_Note.SendKeys("test"); I then attempt to ...
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Sikuli and Appium

Is it advisable to use Sikuli along with Appium ? I tried finding an image after launching app on device using Appium, but sikuli returned an error saying "cannot find img/x.png on the screen".
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What all use cases we can automate in localization testing_selenium

We have a PHP web application, with base language English and native support for Japanese & Chinese. We want to automate some part of it's localization testing, such as Link text, button text ...
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Unable to run selenium webdriver script in IE11

I have IE 11 browser on Windows 8. I'm trying to automate a simple search but I am getting an exception. (The script works in Firefox) I made regedit changes according to instructions given in https:/...
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Eclipse is automatically running unwanted selenium tests

I have two test files (lets say they're SomethingTestA and SomethingTestB). Inside SomethingTestA, I have a bunch of mini smoke tests methods, like so @Test public void testCreate() { ... } @...
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Selenium in Test or Production Phase

I have considered to use Selenium to test the critical functionality, that is written in a test case, and we are two developer only, no test team or QA user. We are using different computer hardware ...
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What are the advantages of web driver over selenium RC?

Please provide answers in detail, So that we could clarify that which one is to choose, Web driver or Selenium RC.
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What are features of the Selenium Test framework that are not present in other tools? [closed]

I have recently joined a company and we are looking to standardize our testing frameworks and tools across multiple (many legacy) products. Because of this, I'm seriously considering the Selenium ...
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How to handle self-signed SSL certificate error in IE8? (Selenium Webdriver + Java)

I am literally stuck to this problem for two days now. Scenario The website that needs to be tested has a self-signed certificate. So Internet Explorer (8 in Windows XP) shows "The security ...
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Execute a particular test using command prompt and Selenium, NUnit, Test cases written in C#

I have written a number of test cases in C# for UI which uses Selenium Webdriver (I am new to Selenium). I would like to run a particular test case out of N number of test cases through command ...
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Is there a need for advanced learning resources for automation testers? [closed]

I am just trying to dig as deep as I can to find the most clear-cut best practices as I can, but I am having trouble finding code or tutorials that are anything but absolute basic and then they just ...
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jenkins build execution is taking too much time for a selenium job

I was learning jenkins integration with selenium scripts.So I have created a job and executing the build, in the console output I am able to see all the statements which are I am printing and the test ...
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How to set browser locale with chromedriver (Python)

I am trying to set my browser locale by doing the following options = webdriver.ChromeOptions() options.add_argument('--lang=es') driver = webdriver.Chrome(executable_path=driver_location, ...
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Even though my xpath is correct I am getting error as org.openqa.selenium.ElementNotVisibleException

I'm unable to click on Plus button and Minus button. My xpath is as //div[4]/span[2] Even though my xpath is correct, I am getting an exception. I have also synced it using waits. <!DOCTYPE html&...