WebDriver is a tool for writing automated tests of websites. It aims to mimic the behavior of a real user, and as such interacts with the HTML of the application. Rather than running as a JavaScript application within the browser (with the limitations this brings, such as the "same origin" ...

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Running application doesn't execute any code but opens a new window

I am trying a build an automated testing framework, using Selenium WebDriver to simply login a website. However, when I run the following code, the only thing that happens is a new internet explorer ...
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Why can't I use jQuery selectors from WebDriver's CssSelector if jQuery is loaded on the page I'm testing?

I'm testing a page on which jQuery is loaded, using WebDriver and ChromeDriver. I'd like to use some jQuery selectors, particularly the :contains() pseudo-selector for finding a node based on the text ...
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How to handle multiple columns of Data from Excel using Apache POI for Selenium WebDriver

I am new to Selenium WebDriver and I am automating an end to end test. My doubt here is, all the data for the test is stored in an excel file which contains more than 15 columns of data. Each @Test ...
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How to find dynamically created elements in drop-down list based on input entered using Webdriver and c#?

I'm trying to test a page that has an input but really its a drop down list. The user enters text and then a dropdown appears based on what the user inputted. They are groups that are in the database. ...
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Is writing unit tests difficult for me as a QA engineer?

I currently work as a QA engineer and work a lot with Java, Selenium and test automation. But, unit tests are something the developers have been doing and something that I fear. Is it difficult? Do ...
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Selenium: How to access the same session in a new window?

I have search throughout the internet but none of the answers I found have a clear solution. I am using selenium webdriver with Java. My test needs to verify when you save your login information ...
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What language/protocol do web browsers use for accepting automation requests?

The WebDriver API allows browsers to be automated, such as for end-to-end testing. Specific implementations exist, such as the standalone ChromeDriver or InternetExplorer Driver executables or the ...
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Firefinder doesn't find element but Firebug or Selenium IDE do

I have a problem with finding web elements in my web application. When I use Selenium IDE everything is ok, the element can be found. In Firebug or Chrome developer tools is ok as well (element is ...
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Selenium WebDriver Stops when Window goes Out of Focus?

I am running a Selenium WebDriver Script in java to read excel file and write data in a Web application. I am instantiating a Firefox Webdriver. The problem is that Script runs fine, but when test ...
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Test management tool for Selenium webdriver?

My company recently began migrating from using QTP to Selenium webdriver. We are looking for a test management tool similar to Quality Center (what is QTP primaly for) that would work well with ...
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Not able to scroll down page using Selenium webdriver

I want to scroll down a page that is coming inside a form, not on the main page. I tried this code: JavascriptExecutor jse = (JavascriptExecutor)driver; jse.executeScript("window.scrollBy(0,250)", ...
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Selenium: driver.findElement(By.xpath(“xpath”).click(); failing

The command driver.findElement(By.xpath("xpath"). click(); is not working in Web driver. Kindly check the below code written in selenium RC and webdriver. Selenium RC : public void ...
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How to move inside else not to catch? [closed]

i am using selenium with java public void main(String args[]){ try{ if(ele.isDisplayed) { syso("test1"); } else { syso("test2"); } } catch(Exception e){ ...
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How to setup Behat for Magento on Mac with MAMP?

We have a Magento shop and want BDD-tests for our system - locally and later on server side. How can I setup an Behat environment on my mac with MAMP?
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Selenium WebDriver code for adding a person in PeopleSoft

I am new to Selenium WebDriver. 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 Date ...
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Downloading a file in Internet Explorer through Selenium

I have to automate a case in which I have to download an Excel file using Selenium IDE.I have done this in Firefox by using custom profile feature which automatically downloads file and saves it into ...
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How to iterate a list of WebElements and print the values one by one to perform some action

List<WebElement> allLinks = driver.findElements(By.xpath("//div[@class='datepicker']/div/table/tbody/tr/td/table/tbody[2]/tr/td[@class='' or @class='datepickerSaturday' or ...
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How to handle a native OS (Ubuntu) file upload window in selenium webdriver with python?

This is my first time here but I have already posted this question on SO. I keep getting solutions for Windows + Java and not for Linux or python for that matter. I am using selenium and python to ...
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Could not click the upload button for SafariDriver

There is a upload button on the website as the code below <div class="fileUpload btn btn-primary"> <span>Upload</span> <input class="upload" id="id_file" name="file" ...
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Issue with losing focus of “hover” command when the mouse is outside of the active window

If I automate mouse actions using Selenium2/Webdriver in combination with Firefox 12, I can easily get the "mouse" to move to and hover over a context menu so the sub-menus are seen. However, if I ...
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Order in which options are returned by getOptions() in Dropdown box(Select Class) in Selenium WebDriver?

When we get options of a dropdown in Selenium Webdriver the following way Select dropdown = new Select(driver.findElement(By.id(dropDownId))); List<WebElement> options = ...
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What is a good website to hack around using Selenium?

I want to learn Selenium, but I don't know what to code. Sure, I can throw Google some queries, I can fill out some forms, press buttons, find divs and links, etc. But I think this stuff is pretty ...
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How to set Selenium Webdriver using Internet Explorer Browser to not share sessions during multi threaded testing

Im trying to test against Internet Explorer 11 browser multi threaded using selenium webdriver with IEDriverServer.exe. I can now launch multi threaded IE browsers and interact with it but it seems ...
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Mocking HTTP reponses in Selenium Web Driver using Python

I am currently experimenting with the Python version of Selenium Web Driver. Using the driver has been straight forward so far but I have been struggling recently with the issue of mocking HTTP ...
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Not able to switch on newly opened frame

Not able to switch on newly opened frame Below are the firebug details for my opened frame <html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" style="overflow: hidden; height: 100%; border: medium none; ...
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What is the Purpose of the autoit tool in selenium?

Using selenium we can upload a file. So then what is the purpose of the autoit tool in selenium? driver.findElement(By.id("image")).click(); username.sendKeys("D:\Images\img.jpg"); The above code ...
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Using Selenium Webdriver For Firefox Testing

I have been doing research into implementing Selenium Webdriver (currently version 2.49) for testing on Firefox. Currently I am capable of testing Chrome with the framework, but would like to extend ...
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How to switch/handle particular popup window (When multiple popup are opened) and close particular popup window

I know how to switch to single popup window, but I do not know how to switch particular popup window when you have more popup windows. Scenario is: Go to the each and every popup Get the title ...
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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 ...
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Actions to search item and number of methods

I have questions about clean code. I'm writing a test in Java selenium page factory. I'm a beginner. I have two "actions", input text into search field and click button search. Now the question is, ...
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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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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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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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How to store cookies from Webdriver Sampler in HTTP Cookie Manager - JMeter

I have created Thread Group that contains : User Defined Variables (FedAuth_v,FedAuth1_v) HTTP Cookie Manager (FedAuth - value:${FedAuth_v} and FedAuth1 - value:${FedAuth1_v} Then i Have jp@gc - ...
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Unable to perform data driven test using Apache POI

The line marked in star is giving error when the test is run in TestNG Guys tell me what am I doing wrong in this. I have attached the excel with 3 rows and 3 columns in 1st sheet. Data lib code- ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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Efficent way of checking if Element is Not Present

I currently use TestNG's assertFalse to make sure a particular element is Not shown when not logged in on a site. eg assertFalse(isElementPresent(PageElements.PDFLinkText),"PDF link present when not ...
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Webdriver auto-filtering results

Navigate to the custom elements example, open a console and type in document.body.getElementsByTagName("*").length - you should get 6 returned as the result. Using webdriver, try (def d ...
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IE not executing test case properly in selenium webdriver

I am running test cases on firefox and chrome browsers, it worked fine for me using selenium webdriver.But when it comes to using IE versions(9-11), i am getting below mentioned error messages : ...
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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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Help with else if statement Webdriver Selenium

I have this code below which seems to not go to the else if statement. It runs the first part but never seems to go to part 2, if element 1 is already selected. Thanks if ...
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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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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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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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Use Selenium Webdriver to capture all the values from Google Auto Suggest Edit Box and display them in the console

import java.util.List; import org.openqa.selenium.By; import org.openqa.selenium.WebDriver; import org.openqa.selenium.WebElement; import org.openqa.selenium.firefox.FirefoxDriver; public class ...