Selenium is an open source framework for testing web applications.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

2
votes
1answer
6k views

Runtime exception at selenium.start() - Could not start Selenium session: Failed to start new browser session: Error while launching browser

Followed this post - http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1414934/selenium-could-not-start-selenium-session-failed-to-start-new-browser-session Error comes up at selenium.start(). I am using Selenium ...
2
votes
3answers
3k views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
4k views

Handling multiple windows using selenium

Is it possible to work on multiple windows using selenium, when I searched on the net, there are only explanations and codes available for Selenium2 webdriver version. For the normal selenium I can't ...
2
votes
2answers
3k views

split stored value using JS in selenium IDE

I am trying to use js split in one of my tests. I need to store a url and save the last part of the url in a log file. I have stored the url successfully but I can't get the slit to work. So far I ...
2
votes
1answer
965 views

Some Selenium tests fail on server but pass locally

i'd like to know if anyone faced the following problem with Selenium tests run: when scripts are running locally all tests pass, but when they are ran on server for the same site some of tests fail ...
2
votes
4answers
3k views

Unable to get Selenium Web Driver running with Java

I tried running the following code to start running Selenium WebDriver on Java, using the following code import org.openqa.selenium.WebDriver; import org.openqa.selenium.WebElement; import ...
2
votes
2answers
194 views

Selenium Selenium.Core v1.1.4322 - XPath not working

I've got the following XPath expression's working in firebug, that returns the correct element(s): $x("(//input[@class='intervalInput timeInput'])") returns two elements. ...
2
votes
1answer
247 views

BDD with 3rd party services

I am developing a asp.net mvc site that depends deeply on a 3rd party web service. I would like to know what is the best approach to develop this site since the web service is not ready yet and I ...
2
votes
1answer
36 views

Can I shift to SAP Testing [closed]

Currently I am working on manual and automation testing(selenium) and I am interested in SAP testing. If I learn SAP testing, will it be useful after learning SAP testing. If I attend interviews with ...
2
votes
1answer
74 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
91 views

Facing a problem while switching frames with Selenium

I have a problem with switching frames in Selenium. I'm using Firefox Webdriver. In the first step I'm switching to Masterpass_frame then I click on a button to force the frame to reload. Then I ...
2
votes
1answer
273 views

Specflow and selenium, best practice for passing page objects between steps?

I am wondering what the best way to structure context injection is. I know that page objects should be instantiated / disposed of as they are needed (don't initialize all page objs at the start of a ...
2
votes
1answer
571 views

Selenium WebDriver sometimes fails to connect to the browser when running tests in headless mode

I'm experiencing timeouts when Webdriver connects to the Chrome browser in headless acceptance tests setup on Linux. I'm using the following setup to run the tests: Vagrant machine with Ubuntu ...
2
votes
1answer
224 views

Selenium HtmlUnit: How do I disable JS errors?

I have been working on a script for hours and I can't seem to figure out a way to make headless and automated automated. WebDriver driver = new HtmlUnitDriver( ...
2
votes
3answers
138 views

How to add @parameter annotation for TestNG in Eclipse

I'm trying to do parameterization for TestNG in Eclipse but the annotation @parameter is not being shown. How to add @parameter annotation for TestNG in eclipse?
2
votes
3answers
550 views

Options for headless browsers for .net?

I am looking at speeding up my automation using a headless browser. I tried converting my tests to use PhantomJS but test stability took a big hit. Some pop ups don't seem to render correctly, tests ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

How to stop running selenium tests AFTER webdriver.quit()?

I have made a Windows Forms app to host my GUI for running selenium tests. When the user presses the "run test" button, it launches an instance of chromedriver and runs the selected selenium test. ...
2
votes
4answers
233 views

Selenium WebDriver not properly waiting

I am trying to download a file from a website using a webdriver. But my browser is shutting down before it was able to properly export. I inserted a wait() before I call dispose() but it is not ...
2
votes
2answers
416 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
529 views

Selenium webdriver with python - cannot find dynamic content

I'm new to Selenium and have searched for a solution for this, but cannot find one. I am trying to drill down into a nav containing a collapsable directory tree. The folder nodes' content starts as ...
2
votes
1answer
789 views

How do I create a loop within my selenium python script to select every option within a dropdown menu

Im new to python, or coding for that matter... Currently I have a python script to select one option within the dropdown menu, but I would like my script to repeat each time and select the next ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
780 views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
361 views

Selenium opens browser and loads page, then stops

Selenium opens browser and loads page, then stops. I have inherited a selenium project with no internal documentation and I'm a bit stuck on how to get it up and running (I am new to Selenium). We've ...
2
votes
1answer
4k views

How to run multiple browser instance with Webdriver, Java, and Junit/TestNG?

I have a test ready to be executed but it takes a long time to finish. In this test I'm feeding in csv data, so basically the whole test will run 56 times. I was wondering if there's anyway I could ...
2
votes
1answer
184 views

Driving client interaction tests with Selenium

I have some experience with JMeter for performance and scale, but I'm very new to Selenium for browser based testing. At present I have some simple Selenium scripts recorded for Firefox. These are ...
2
votes
3answers
10k views

Testing the popup with Selenium IDE [closed]

Getting below error Window does not exist. If this looks like a Selenium bug, make sure to read http://seleniumhq.org/docs/02_selenium_ide.html#alerts-popups-and-multiple-windows for potential ...
2
votes
1answer
591 views

Getting Coordinates from Selenium IDE

I am trying to work with the Selenium IDE on Firefox. I was wondering does anyone know a way to get an element's/widget's coordinates directly from the IDE? Is there an add-on or some option that ...
2
votes
2answers
8k views

How can I dynamically create an xpath string in Python for a webdriver xpath selector?

I am writing a Selenium Webdriver test using python2.7 to use xpath to select a link node set. For each link I need to change the href attribute using driver.execute_script to execute javascript. ...
2
votes
1answer
239 views

Webdriver addon is not starting with Firefox

I have a Selenium test suite configured to run with Django & teamcity but today I have noticed that when running my tests locally, Firefox launches without the Webdriver addon bar across the ...
2
votes
1answer
815 views

Parse .htaccess credentials in Internet Explorer

I am trying to access a .htaccess protected test url and I get the following error When i am trying to run the tests in IE Failed to navigate to ...
2
votes
1answer
869 views

WebDriver Ruby binding: How to specify Firefox binary path in code?

I'm writing my test cases in Windows7 with Ruby (v1.9.3-p194). Please, note that I want to specify Firefox binary path when using RemoteWebDriver, not FirefoxDriver. Here is the command line I used ...
2
votes
1answer
777 views

How to create shortcut to run Selenium script?

Is it possible to have some kind of shortcut (probably bookmarklet) to run specific Selenium script? While developing webapp I'd like to have a possibility to quickly run specific Selenium script to ...
2
votes
3answers
10k views

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: ...
2
votes
1answer
843 views

Need a similar functionality like WaitForPageToLoad in MonkeyTalk

Is there any similar function/ command in MonkeyTalk, like WaitForPageToLoad which is in Selenium, that lets me specify the script to wait for a screen to render before moving ahead? I checked ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Selenium - Stopping server

Selenium server (ver. 2) has stopped working for me for unknown reasons (see Selenium (RC) stops working...). I'd like to stop Selenium sever and restart it. When I enter ...
2
votes
2answers
520 views

Newbie question: How do I run a JUnit 3 test on Portable Firefox 3.6 in Selenium RC (1.0.3)?

I'm pretty new to selenium, and I'm following the Selenium Simplified book examples. I'm trying to run a simple test that was created in Selenium IDE on Portable Firefox 3.6, and saved as a JUnit 3 ...
2
votes
0answers
23 views

Element not clickable after login page reload with pagefactory

I am trying to create a simple Selenium script to login to a page directly proceeded by logging out from the page. I am using Selenium with C# and PageFactory to reach the elements on the webpage. I ...
2
votes
1answer
29 views

Selenium Webdriver : parent login window closes after login and child window opens

I have a test case with following scenario: 1) Navigate to website. 2) Enter Login Credential. 3) Click on Login. After login in my application, login window is closed by system and new child ...
2
votes
1answer
58 views

Selenium couldn't do anything while browser is loading long ajax response

I have to perform some tests to web application with interesting interface. I faced with the following issue: there is a process with progress bar and while process is not finished, selenium couldn't ...
2
votes
3answers
123 views

What proportion of tests cases should be automated via Selenium Webdriver? [closed]

I work with e-commerce websites and I am wondering how much of the tests should be automated. I plan on automating the login and check out functionalities but what about clicking links to navigate ...
2
votes
2answers
183 views

Looking for a HEADLESS C# Selenium automatic nightly regression test solution

The WHY: I am looking for options and possible full solutions if someone has already done something similar. I am testing web-based applications using C# Selenium with VS2015 by writing tests that ...
2
votes
4answers
180 views

How best to test file download links using Selenium

On a website I am testing we have various links that download PDF files to the users computer. Our selenium suite runs nightly on bamboo, if we were to download the various files overnight it ...
2
votes
2answers
256 views

using Selenium IDE how can i verify text exist within a table

Using selenium ide I am looking for a way to locate and or verify a value in a table. There are more columns in the table, but I am only concerned with the first 4. Also the number of rows varies as ...
2
votes
2answers
268 views

switching between tabs in a browser

I am trying to click on a download link which will open in a new tab in pdf format.I want to do some actions on newly open tab. I am able to switch to newly open tab but when I am trying to do any ...
2
votes
1answer
188 views

Automating Chrome on Windows 8.1 with JavaScript using Selenium's WebDriverJS

I'm automating Chrome on Windows 8.1 with JavaScript using Selenium's WebDriverJS. 1) To get started with WebDriverJS for Node, I downloaded a copy of the ChromeDriver and selenium-server-standalone ...
2
votes
2answers
130 views

Regarding selenium commands [closed]

I am new to Selenium automation. I have some queries to be clarified. I have recorded and done the play back. Issue is as below: If I use the clickAndWait command in Selenium IDE, it shows an error ...
2
votes
1answer
618 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
515 views

Passing session while switching control to a pop-up window [closed]

I am trying to choose a date by clicking an image which results in a pop-up window with a date picker in it.But when done through selenium the session expires and the login page appears in the pop-up ...
1
vote
7answers
27k views

Selenium test case fails due to page load time

I run nearly 30-40 test cases twice a day. And everytime some test case fails due to page load time. Infact i have explicitly mentioned Thread.sleep("2000"); wherever i feel it takes more time to ...