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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How to Run e2e tests on multiple browsers in series?

I am running e2e tests using Protractor on a VM through azure. I want to run tests on multiple browsers, which Protractor allows me to do by adding a list like this (from the protractor.config file): ...
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Webdriver - Page Object Validator

For a while I wrote test for our web application using the Page Object framework. But test after test, I notice, I always wrote the same kind of assert. MyPage page = navigateToMyPage(); ...
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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 ...
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Problems with maintenance of Selenium on grid service

We have cluster of 5 nodes with all of them are only Firefox nodes. We have run into so many issues maintaining the grid up and running. Selenium nodes goes out of memory (JAVA heap space issues) ...
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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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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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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, ...
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How to find element using contains in xpath

can anyone please help me how to use contains in my xpath? My xpath changes all the time when users are added, so I can't find element using xpath. This is my xpath: ...
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“session has expired” error - after clicking a button with webdriver in IE8

After clicking a button in my application with webdriver, it gives me “sorry..your session has been expired” in IE8 and I am unable to proceed but I am able to do it manually. Now to proceed with ...
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WebDriver API: 'Failed to send keys because cannot focus element' — better workaround than using Firefox instead of Chrome?

There's a bug in the chromedriver.exe Chrome driver for Selenium's WebDriver API. You can't use send_keys for certain types of inputs, like for the jQuery plugin "EZPZ Hint". It works okay on simple ...
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Unnecessarily wait 4 minutes on a page which has Google map as a field

Environemnt - Java + Web Driver + Java based application. In our application, we use google maps as an embedded component/object (using - maps.googleapi.com). There are other components/fields on ...
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How to run multiple test cases without running before and after class again and again

I want to know how run multiple files without running the before class() again and again. E.g.: Consider i am writing test case for GMail login.java : Which contains complete testing of the login ...
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Using WebElement instead of By - is it possible?

In my Java WebDriver test I use method findElements() to check if an element is present on the page. I use the Page Object Pattern, so the element I want to check is declared in SomePage.class. In my ...
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How to verify whether selected item is exist in another page? (Ecommerce application)

I am trying to verify selected item is exists in another (Cart/Shopping Bag) page, for EX: I am buying one/many items from application and then I will move all the items to Cart/Shopping Bag, here I ...
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Locating element by link text (anchor tag innerHTML) or xpath fails in Selenium 2.0 Webdriver

I'm using Selenium 2.0 web driver. My script keeps failing whenever I try locating something in my page. It throws an exception whether I locate the element by LinkText or by XPath. ...
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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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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 - ...