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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Webdriver : How to switch to a specific window?

I came across many solutions for switching between windows, one of them is: Set<String> allWindows = driver.getWindowHandles(); for(String currentWindow : allWindows){ ...
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Jmeter's WebDriver Sampler VS. Selenium

Now that Jmeter has a webdriver sampler, is there anything that regular selenium can do to test a UI, that Jmeter still can't? For example, I use Selenium in Java to do things like getting html ...
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Selenium Webdriver code in Java to search hidden Objects in Web Browser

I am trying to create a Selenium Web driver java code where I can find all the hidden objects on the webpage and can be accessed. I want the count of all those hidden objects. Which property I can use ...
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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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How do I download a file using Selenium's WebDriver?

Basically I want to at least check that a download-able file exists / download link works, and preferably get stuff like the file size too. Here's an example: link = ...
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How to simulate Caps Lock keystrokes with Selenium WebDriver?

I know there is an action class where this is possible, but I just understand common keys, such as: enter, backspace, and tab. For instance: action.sendKeys (Keys.ENTER).perform(); For modifier ...
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Problem catching Selenium Webdriver NoSuchElementException

I have many test cases written in C# using Selenium2 Webdriver with NUnit. I have a problem that when a NoSuchElementException is thrown, it is treated as an unhandled exception despite me using a ...
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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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Selenium tests aren´t launched anymore

I used to be able to launch all my Selenium2 WebDriver tests in Ruby on Rails via rake test:units. But recently, my test case(s) won't be found anymore. I dont get any notification or error message. ...
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PHPUnit Selenium2TestCase BadMethodCallException

I have installed selenium-server-standalone-2.33.0.jar , phpUnit, selenium extension for phpUnit. This test run ok $this->url('/'); $this->assertEquals('my title',$this->title()); But ...
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Can someone provide a detailed description of how the Selenium WebDriver isDisplayed() method works?

I currently have a large number of circumstances where I need to verify that a page (along with all of its elements) are displaying correctly. The isDisplayed() method of WebElement appears to be a ...
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How to handle child window in selenium webdriver?

In selenium webdriver, i can switch between from parent window to child window but i cant focus child window.it is not working. Anybody having suggestions to find the solution?
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Selenium automating ICEFaces Application - locator for dynamically generated ids

I'm trying to automate a very short sequence in a web application developped using ICEFaces. I need to click on a button which is coded as <input type="image" title="Unterbrechen" style="padding: ...
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How to test facebook likes using webdriver without being flagged as a bot?

I've tried registering test accounts to test facebook likes on my site, but running tests repeatedly flags the accounts as spam. Facebook allows fake users for FB apps, but not external apps. Are ...
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How to include passed assertions in the Test NG test result report?

I use Selenium webdriver 2 with Test-NG. Test-NG gives a nice report when an assertion fails. The customer wishes to see the same report in the case where an assertion passes. Is it possible to do ...
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WebDriver API:how to pass session values in webdriver?

I am testing my web application using selenium webdriver. I write code using java. I am having a problem - I am testing usercreate screen to save user details, but I get problem is some userid etc.. ...
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OperaDriver is not navigating to desired URL

I have tried to open a URL using the OperaDriver. My issue is that I am getting browser launched but the desired page is not getting loaded. Below is the code. @BeforeClass public static void ...
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Best practices for developers to increase testability of web apps for QA?

I'm writing a document for a developer at my company who will be working on a web app. Here's the advice I have for him so far (below). Can any of you think of more that I can add? Not sure which tool ...
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Using Selenium's PageObject pattern and an Open() method

Here is an example of some C# WebDriver code I'm using to model a registration page: public class RegistrationPage : BasePage { private IWebDriver driver; private String URL = ...
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Connection refused error when running selenium with chrome and firefox drivers

I am running selenium tests with firefox and chrome drivers. I get a connection refused error when I run the tests in as a block Test example : require 'minitest_helper' headless = Headless.new ...
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Is adding IDs to everything standard practice when using Selenium?

My team is using Selenium WebDriver and the QA team is having the developers add IDs to almost everything. Is that normal or is Selenium flexible enough that tests can be written with the markup that ...
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How to implement Page Objects Pattern for an utter dynamic page

Can any one throw some ideas for the best approach for implementation of page object in the below case? - The more the ideas the better - please do write what ever you think small or big dosent ...
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Is it possible to stop page loading on the browser using selenium web-driver?

I searched online, but couldn't find anything about how to stop page loading over a browser using selenium web-driver. Any idea for the same?
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WebDriver tests run on mac, but on windows the PHP session cannot be deleted, therefore cannot get past login screen

We have a CakePHP application and our WebDriver tests run fine on mac. We have moved a copy of the app and the tests to a windows machine so tests can also be developed there. This is so we are able ...
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Problem with IE9 security certificate when accessing HTTPS URLs using Selenium 2 WebDriver

I have some Selenium 2 WebDriver test cases for Firefox and Internet Explorer 9. When I access HTTPS URLs on IE9 (Windows 7 64bit) I get: There is a problem with this website's security ...
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How to handle self-signed SSL certificate error in IE8? (Selenium Webdriver + Java)

I am literally stuck to this problem for two days now. Scenario The website that needs to be tested has a self-signed certificate. So Internet Explorer (8 in Windows XP) shows "The security ...
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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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Selenium Tests run in the background when TeamCity CI is run as a Windows service

Our test suite is written in Python and makes use of the WebDriver Python bindings. We are looking into moving to TeamCity for continuous integration. The setup I have in mind is a build triggered for ...
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How to configure HtmlUnit Driver

I clearly missed a step trying to get HtmlUnit driver working with my app. I am getting the following exception. OpenQA.Selenium.WebDriverException was unhandled HResult=-2146233088 ...
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How to extract the Safari extension from the base code?

I got the developer certificate from Apple and running Selenium 2.23.1 jar. I checked out the base code from Selenium website and when I ran the command " go Safari", I am getting the following error ...
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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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Automating tests in EPOS systems

I have recently started working in a team that tests Retail applications such as EPOS (end point of sale - tills) I would like to automate this testing and would like to ask if anyone has any ...
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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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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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Selenium WebDriver | Unable to switch to apparent pop-up

I am trying to automate Peoplesoft 9 based Web application on Firefox 20.0.1. On clicking a search icon another form opens which I thought to be a pop-up and tried my code - ...
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Unable to launch Chrome in remote webdriver

I have tried the following three options . I am using C# DesiredCapabilities capabilities = DesiredCapabilities.Chrome(); capabilities.SetCapability("chrome.binary", ...
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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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Webdriver Check if Checkbox is Set and Set it if Not

I am learning Webdriver with JUnit by going through Alan Richardson's Selenium Simplified book and taking translating the exercises/tests from Selenium RC to Webdriver. So far, this has proven to be ...
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Is it a good idea to learn Selenium RC alongside Webdriver

I have recently started exploring Selenium. According to the experts future lies in Selenium Webdriver. But my question is being a predecessor should I also learn Selenium RC? Will it be worth ...
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Selenium 2.0 WebDriver: Clearing Session Data

Is there a way to clear out session data for a driver instance in WebDriver? My code is written in C# (and NUnit), but I'm not picky on the language for the answer.
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Is Selenium 2 WebDriver JavaDoc API available offline?

Can I get a offline copy/archive of Selenium Webdriver Javadoc API which is available here so that I can bind the same to my Eclipse IDE for offline use? A ready-made HTML archive will be ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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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What is the best way to have a SpecFlow project run across multiple browsers?

I'm working on setting up a SpecFlow project to test a portal. Thus far I've haven't had issues writing some "hello world" features and steps. My question is as the testing project grows, what is the ...
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Watir, Selenium::WebDriver for Chrome?

I've been using Watir for a month or so now and use profile = Selenium::WebDriver::Firefox::Profile.new profile.proxy = Selenium::WebDriver::Proxy.new :http=> proxy # proxy = "IP:Port" This ...
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Set attribute of an element using webdriver + python

I am trying to automate uploading an image. The uploader is a Flash object and using AutoIt is not an option. So I am trying to work my way around this with just webdriver. The idea is to 'set' the ...
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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 ...
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Getting nose test runner to execute a test against multiple browsers / configurations?

Surely someone else has run into this problem. I'm trying to figure out how to loop through Firefox, Chrome, and IE in conjunction with nose. Right now I have: "setup.cfg" file that specifies ...