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 do you monitor Selenium Grid?

I havea grid of 18 nodes testing our application. Currently I have written a rest-api, which returnes the CPU information on the machine through a java servlet. It's working, but it is not nice. How ...
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Can't click a button [Python + Selenium]

I'm writing a program to automate some actions on a website using Python and Selenium and I need to click a button with this code: <button class="button login" data-popup="login">Change ...
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Test, Improve performance of WebDriver Automation framework

I have designed a hybrid(keywords and data in same excel sheet) framework using WebDriver+Java+TestNG+Maven. I am using PageFactory, Singleton Pattern . I am using different type of HTML locators in ...
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I get an exception, “Element is no longer attached to DOM” when I run my code, but In Debug mode, it works fine. I'm using Java and TestNG

In the webpage I'm testing, there are 3 options in a drop down and on selecting each option, rows in a table gets populated. I'm just trying to locate the table value through xpath and I am getting an ...
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Webdriver + servlets, do they add up?

I was recently interviewed for a job as a developer in test, and the interviewer asked me if I had any previous experience with servlets. This questions was totally odd because they don't use ...
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Escape key for Safari using Selenium

I am using Selenium webdriver (Java) and ran into a problem. I made the method, public void escape() { Actions action = new Actions(driver); ...
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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 ...
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What is a good automated tester interview technical test scenario?

We have a role which requires an automated tester. Mainly this will take the form of writing automating tests using Selenium Webdriver written in Java. I am trying to develop a technical test ...
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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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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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Handling the unexpected popup ad's in website

I am currently working on Automation project for E-commerce site . In some pages unexpected popup's(ex:ad's) are displaying .Because of that my script was failing by throwing exceptions like ...
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I'm getting error while executing selenium programs

import java.io.IOException; import org.apache.bcel.generic.Select; import org.openqa.selenium.By; import org.openqa.selenium.WebDriver; import org.openqa.selenium.WebElement; import ...
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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 ...
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Setting up central system to run selenium scripts

Currently I am working on automation project. I have completed all test cases and executing in my local. Now my Project Manager wants to be execute it in a server so any one can access and execute the ...
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Is this a good test for a selenium developer?

My boss has given me the assignment of interviewing one of the new automation engineers. The only task left is the technical one, and I have been thinking about a good test that I could give him. I ...
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Cannot access elements in iframe

I cannot access elements inside of an iframe, I have tried the call: IWebElement iframeSwitch = driver.FindElement(By.XPath("//iframe[contains(@id, 'contentIFrame1')and contains (@title, 'Content ...
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What should I learn next as QA

I have been working as a software tester for the last 4 years. I have the following skills and day job experience: 1 - Manual Testing of websites & Mobile Applications. 2 - Automation using ...
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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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Loading large amount of data into cucumber / selenium via yaml files

I'm somewhat new to automated testing and this is a general testing design question based on my current project: A client has a question/answer tool in Excel that is being ported over to a ...
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Getting web driver exception message while tapping list elements using appium

I am using appium 1.4.8 on mac and I'm automating native app using selenium. I am stuck at a situation where I need to tap each element in a list. I wrote below code: List ...
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Using tagged hooks to run tests with different browsers

I've looked at resources like here and here, but these solutions are not working for me. What I want to do: without involving much heavy machinery (unless I have to) and without using a third-party ...
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Using xpath to confirm <h4> text with a <strong tag> in the middle

I'm using the Java Selenium WebDriver implementation. I'm searching for a string literal in an tag which has a tag in the middle, i.e. <h4>Some regular text <strong>followed by strong ...
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Verifying a Caraousel should rotate after clicking - Selenium Webdriver

Is there an automation method, via Selenium with Java, that can verify if a carousel rotates after clicking it? I highlighted the Right arrow as Red box which should rotate after clicking it.
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Can anyone help me out in getting the tooltip

I am unable to get the tool tip from a tag. The snippet of the HTML is <table class="tiger-stripe" width="100%" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" border="0"> <tbody> <tr ...
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how to read and write file on mac system using java? [closed]

hi everyone i am new to mac system, on window system we read and write data from excel sheet what about mac? if notes is an answer provide me a java code to read and write data from notes file.strong ...
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Expecting a popup upon closing the browser

I am expecting a pop-up upon closing the browser. For example, when you are shopping and you have items in cart and in the middle of the checkout process, you wanted to close the tab/browser, at that ...
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how to launch Chrome using remote webdriver

I have set up 2 PCs as selenium hub & node.Now, I am trying to browse a URL in that node, from a console app that runs in the hub. But there is an error when initialising the browser.Both PCs run ...
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Selenium hangs for modals in firefox browser for very long time

After opening the modal window or modal overlay , performing any click operation within the modal takes very long time. It doesn't throw any exception neither does the execution stops. ...
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Both machine- and human-readable data-driven test cases

At this moment I write my test cases in Markdown. So they can be version-controlled (I use Git). From Markdown I can render the sources into either HTML or PDF, it can be automatized through a shell ...
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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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What exactly should be in a page object?

I'm having a bit of a hard time designing my page object. What sort of methods should be in there? Should I put wrapper methods for driver functionalities (e.g driver.findElement(...)) or shall I ...
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Where can we see @Test(description=“test description”) in report?

I am unable to see the my test description in report. I use this annotation for it: @Test(description="TestCase Description") Where can I see the above description of my test case in the final ...
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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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Setting TestNG test case result as PASS/FAIL as per my requirement

I have one requirement, I need to read the test data from the excel sheet and after the test case execution I need to write in to excel sheet as PASS/Fail/ Skip. I have used TestNG framework,Below ...
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How to find element with dynamic names in selenium webdriver

My code: <input type="text" placeholder="Label" class="other[] form-control" name="projectsurvey[1438590696705][choosekey][1438590696705][]" value=""> Where name ...
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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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Search Dom for multiple elements using explicitwait

Hi I'm using selenium webdriver and when I click to a certain website I want the webdriver to return a list of elements with similar classes, in this case a list of elements that, once clicked/toggled ...
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On different OSes, what standard files can I assume exist which can be uploaded?

One of my webdriver testcases does a file upload to the website, in order to test that attachments can be added to message posts. This is implemented easily enough with a single line of code: ...
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Internet Explorer and proxy PAC file problem

I'm having trouble with making IE use proxy pac file. But it works ok with Firefox and Chrome. What I do: 1) Prepare proxy config proxyPacFile = "file:///" + proxyPacFile; Proxy proxyPAC = new ...
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Verify two elements exist next to each other on a page

I'm trying to verify that an element exists on a page next to another element. I'm using Selenium Webdriver with Python bindings, but can't figure out how to do this...i'm a Selenium/Python noob BTW. ...
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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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Clicking on java script generated dynamic elements using Remote Web Driver in selenium

I have one web page, all the elements on that page are generated by java script code. I want to click on one of the button on that page, I was able to do this using the chrome driver,FF Driver but ...
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Verifying if an image Is displayed on a webpage

I have read that there is no "sure shot" way of knowing that an image is loaded or displayed on a webpage using Selenium. I want to know the reason behind it, as to why this is completely not ...
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Selenium Webdriver: How can I getText() if there's another text within div?

I have the following html: <div class="dialog-components"> <h2 class="dialog-title"> <div class="help-link"> <a href="http://google.com">Helps</a> ...
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PageObject. Should I initialize all pages at start or not?

Java + Webdriver + PageObject. I have a question about pages organization. At this moment I have class which contains all pages in the project. At start all pages are initializing, and it looks like ...
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Running selenium scripts through web

I have developed a web page which takes all inputs for test cases such as: locators, input data, urls to open, etc. I run the page in tomcat server. Whenever I'm executing the test case with that web ...
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How to get window ID with Selenium / WebDriver

Can anyone please suggest me how to use Set and Iterator concept to get parent and child window id? package pack1; import java.util.Iterator; import org.openqa.selenium.Alert; import ...
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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 ...
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Can I email the testNG reports directly through selenium?

I want to send the testNG reports directly through mail to the stakeholders once its complete execution. What is the best possible way for it?
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Want to build data driven framework with selenium webdriver [closed]

I have knowledge of selenium and want to implement data driven framework. So, I need basic knowledge for this at a starting level so that I can proceed in my organization