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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Load Testing, Selenium Vs Jmeter Vs other tools

I have been using Selenium/Webdriver for functional testing in a grid setup. We are in the process of transitioning to a Solr based search service. I already have Solrmeter for load testing the ...
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Unable to upload a file using selenium/web driver running with java

I have a complicated interface where uploading a file is three step ( The forum is not allowing me to add screenshots of my window so please try to visualise it) step 1 click on browse tab and select ...
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Facebook updating profile picture using selenium webdriver

Using Selenium WebDriver I'm not able to click on update profile picture in Facebook. The html snippet is: <div class="_156p">Update Profile Picture</div> How do I locate the element?
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How to run Selenium WebDriver java/testNG script with Windows Safari browser?

I know how to run test script in chrome and firefox. Please help me how to run my Selenium WebDriver java/testNG script in windows safari browser.
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Selenium WebDriver and Highchart testing

I know this question has been asked before on S.O. and other websites but I haven't found a definite answer -- most of them say its not easily done but I wanted to make sure that was the final ...
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Selenium Webdriver | Unable to locate element error

I am trying to run the below code but getting error. Can you please point out the issue? import java.util.concurrent.TimeUnit; import org.openqa.selenium.By; import org.openqa.selenium.Keys; import ...
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Disable a pop up rendered in FF and not with IE

when testing with Selenium Webdriver, I'm getting an advertising pop up window with Firefox and not with IE. Actually this pop up is preventing me from doing many other tasks. Is there a way to ...
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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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java selenium - ArrayIndexOutofBoundsException

I was wondering if anyone could help me out with this exception I've been getting. I have a custom class/object named MindsparkPartnerCode with two variables named ieFFCode & chromeCode. I ...
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Working of pageloadTimeout in selenium webdriver?

How does pageload timeout in selenium webdriver work? Once set using driver.manage().timeouts().pageLoadTimeout() what is lifetime of the timeout?
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Dependent methods in the same class run out of order only when included in a “testng suite”; running class independently respects the dependency

I have a class with dependent methods using the TestNG annotation dependsOnMethods The test runs fine 100% of the time if I simply run it as a TestNG Test from the package. When I include the test ...
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Wedriver-Cannot access links in tables that are dynamically created

I am clicking on links that are in tables and nested tables, So for example click on Report/General and you can see more options to click on. I have tried so many xpath now to click on the report ...
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Take screen shots using selenium webdriver

How to take screen shot on both test cases "Positive and Negative" results. NOTE: Currently, iam working in selenium webdriver (junit) and i didnt have an idea about how to code for adding methods to ...
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How to output result of Javascript execution to console?

I was wondering if anyone could help me find a way to output to the Eclipse console the results returned from executing a Javascript ? These are the steps I manually perform (that I would like to ...
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Selenium - What Is The Best Way To Mock Browser Time and Time Zone?

I like to run Webdriver tests with altered time and time zone. I see two approaches ahead: 1.) Using a mocking library like SinonJS or TimeShift.js. 2.) Using system libraries like ...
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Selenium webdriver - Unable to locate element,xpath,error

I am testing localization. I am running the same URL with other countries in my data provider. The HTML I am looking for is: <a class="learn-more linkable" data-url="/speakers/minijambox">En ...
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How to set script timeout?

I have the following code: Webdriver driver = new FirefoxDriver(); // ... String myHugeScript = ... ; // Script loaded from a resource on the classpath Object result = ((JavascriptExecutor) ...
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how can i get all the dropdown values in a list

I want all the options which are there in a dropdown .I am using selenium + javascript to write the testcases Please let me know how to get all the options from the dropdown i know in java we can ...
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Couting browser windows opened by Selenium

Is there a way to get a list of opened browser windows using Selenium? I want to use this to count the number of open browsers within a test.
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Test how email looks in gmail and yahoo and other possbile email clients

I am looking for suggestions from the community to solve below mentioned problem statment. Problem: My use case is to check how email looks in gmail,yahoo and even in mobile devices. Outlook and ...
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Where does the “helper” method get placed within a test script?

I'm new to automation, and programming, for the most part. I have a test script where I have to verify the presence of certain elements within a page I am testing. At the moment, I have multiple ...
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WebDriver: find elements by text

I know that WebDriver can locate links through their text, using find_element_by_link_text or find_element_by_partial_link_text. Is it possible to locate any element (such as li, div, span, ...) by ...
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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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Selenium script for selecting any one of the users

I have added the code selecting anyone of the user but only first time it works so please help me with this. Stripe.com ...
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how to print currency symbols using webdriver with testng

In Dropdown currencies are listed as($,€,₤). Based on the selected currency, prices will display in other page like ($10,€10,₤10). Using the below code, I got the selected value from the dropdown. ...
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Difference between WebDriver and Selenium in Selenium Grid Node Configuration

I'm using Selenium Grid and noticed that I can configure the seleniumProtocol parameter for the different capabilities in the Node. I can chose between WebDriver and Selenium. Excerpt from my ...
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IE always opens with random local host and msg:"This is the initial start page for the WebDriver server

I have my WebDriver tests running parallel in IE, Chrome and firefox. When I run test in IE browser it node gets registered with the hub, and the browser opens and it gets redirected to some random ...
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Selenium Webdriver get() shows intermittent TimeoutExceptions - how do I proceed?

I'm using Selenium Webdriver for testing a Django/Python based web application. I use both, the phantomjs and firefox drivers. We use django's LiveServerTest test case, which basically starts up a ...
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How to navigate to a alert using Selenium Web Driver with Java?

I am trying to navigate the command on the alert box, but I am not able to do it in Web Driver with JAVA. Please help me with it. Apart from this I would also like to know how to tackle with the ...
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TimeOutException when trying to identify Dropdown Element in last iteration of For-Loop

I got stuck in for loop as the automation code is entering a loop that has few actions to be done like this: for (i = 0; i <= 2; i++) { // if(i==2)break; ...
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JavascriptExecutor is not identifying the button to click in Webdriver

I have this HTML <div class="btnContr"> <input type="button" onclick="return cancel();" value="Cancel"/> Below is the xpath identified, using this xpath, I am not able to click on ...
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Selenium, cannot find button to click

I got stuck to write the code in WebDriver. I have the code below : <button class="btn" onclick="javascript:return PopulateInvestor('hdnInvestorId', 'txtInvestorName', 'txtInvestorEmail', '', '', ...
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How to close pop up window in Selenium webdriver?

Below is my Selenium Webdriver script. When I run this script my website is opened but the popup window is also opened. How do I close this popup window so the script can continue? Take a look on ...
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Selenium: dealing with intermittent cases of element not found

Sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn't. I've tried implicit wait: driver.manage().timeouts().implicitlyWait(10, TimeUnit.SECONDS); I've tried explicit wait: ...
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Headless browser testing using X virtual frame buffer

My current setup is using Jenkins as my CI environment, which has some ubuntu server nodes to execute the end to end browser tests on some amazon EC2 machines using selenium 2. I am wondering if ...
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Testing Page Layout with webdriver

Has anyone tried to test the page layout of a website using webdriver? To be specific, using webelement.getPosition() and webelement.getDimension(). Shouldn't these two methods be enough for testing ...
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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 ...
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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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Doesn't work Keys.CONTROL in WebDriver

help me please, i have a WebDriver script: package AdvancedInteraction; import org.openqa.selenium.By; import org.openqa.selenium.Keys; import org.openqa.selenium.WebDriver; import ...
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how to pick a date from a calendar?

I have to select a date from a calendar. There is a icon to activate the calendar. when I click on that icon calendar popup appears on the screen but I am not able to select the date from the ...
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automating selenium 101

I'm just getting started with selenium: package selenium; import java.util.List; import java.util.concurrent.TimeUnit; import java.util.logging.Logger; import org.openqa.selenium.WebDriver; import ...
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Selenium (Java): Which IDE to use; Eclipse or Netbeans

For a new project i want to start automating tests using Selenium. I'm going with Java as the object that has to be tested is a Java application. In my company most people use either Netbeans or ...
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ElementNotVisibleException on Mac, not Windows

I'm trying to get Webdriver in Python to click a cell in a table, wait for JavaScript to add an element into the cell and then click the element that appears which causes a dropdown to appear. We ...
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How to use modify_headers extension for Firefox via Webdriver?

I'm trying to use modify_headers extension (because this feature will never be added to Webdriver) but without success. I use the following code: @profile = Selenium::WebDriver::Firefox::Profile.new ...
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Selenium session timeout

I have a session timeout problem like this: I am using selenium + webdriver + java(junit) While testing each(tab) test case of particular web page in one programme, i need first test Login button, ...
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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 ignore/accept/avoid SSLHandshakeException while trying to check for broken links?

I'm trying to verify if a link is throwing response code other than 200. Link that I'm trying to verify is https:// and after process has run, it throws this error -- ...
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key points for choosing a framework in selenium webdriver - Java

My query is related to this Choosing framework type for selenium RC/Webdriver I am a beginner in Selenium and want to know how to select or choose a framework in Selenium Webdriver. What are the key ...
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Cloud Based Automation Testing with Selenium WebDriver - Java

I am beginner in selenium webdriver (java), and wanted to know whether selenium webdriver can be used in cloud based application testing or not, if yes how to setup it (Searched over the net but ...
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What kind of test cases we can not automate in selenium webdriver - java

I want to know what kind of test cases we can not automate using selenium webdriver. I do not want to use any 3rd party tool (Autoit, etc..).