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" problem),...

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Unable to locate element (Modal Dialogue Box)

I'm new to Webdriver. I need to automate a scenario on Mozilla, System info: os.name: 'Windows 7', os.arch: 'amd64', os.version: '6.1', java.version: '1.6.0_27' I have a scenario to create a user and ...
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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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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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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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Why does IE9 running WebDriver scripts gets out of focus if other applications are open?

I have automated tests running on IE9 on Windows 7 64 bit. The application under test is a simple webform with a 'Next' button on each page. When i run the automated tests on Firefox 12 they run in ...
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Open [hidden] new window in webdriver without instantiating new driver in WebDriver

I've researched this to some extent already by searching StackOverflow and SQA, but cannot find the answer. Is it possible to open a new WebDriver browser window from the current FirefoxDriver (...
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Alternative for user extensions in Selenium 2 WebDriver w/ jQuery?

I've been switching over our company's automation scripts from Selenium IDE to Selenium 2.0 WebDriver. The problem is that we have a crap load of user extension custom commands because of all the ...
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Webdriver line by line runinfo in eclipse console

I use a test setup with Webdriver and TestNG in Eclipse using java client. Earlier when i was using Selenium 1 in this same setup, it was giving a very descriptive line by line run-info which made ...
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Selenium 2.0 Webdriver file structure for automation testing

My team uses Selenium 2.0/webdriver to test our enterprise web app. We've been learning and playing with webdriver commands for a while. Each team member has their own style to keep their script files....
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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(); page....
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How to locate or write Xpath for an element of an Hybrid app which has only class and no other attribute

I am new to mobile automation and Appium and unable to find a way to get xpath or locate an element, getting following node details in uiautomatorviewer: index:0 text: resourceid: class: android.view....
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Selenium Webdriver: Firefox: 'Cannot press more then one button or an already pressed button'

I'm really struggling to automate some drag and drop functionality in a web app. All I need to do is click a link on a top menu bar, hold down on it and select the first menu option. It works fine ...
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A test case needs 5 mins of wait. During these 5 mins I want to run other test cases

A test case needs 5 mins of wait. During these 5 mins I want to run other test cases. After 5 mins I want to check the necessary condition of 1st test case which is on hold for last 5 mins. How to ...
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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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Selenium WebDriver (Java) with database [closed]

I want to validate application output result with Database using selenium webdriver (Java). Please let me know how this can be achieved. Or could you please let me know how to use selenium webdriver ...
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Is it possible to create something like PageObjects with SeeTest?

We reflect to use SeeTest for mobile app test automation. I am familiar with Selenium 2 / WebDriver and love to use PageObjects. Is it possible to create PageObjects or something similar with SeeTest?...
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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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How to start Selenium with Firefox Portable?

I want to use Selenium Server on Windows 7 with a FirefoxPortable as browser, starting the selenium-server-standalon JAR file. My first attempt was without a profile, just like this: java -jar ...
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Fitnesse + WebDriver: any working solution?

Could you please tell me if there were any attempts to integrate Fitnesse and Selenium WebDriver? I'm looking for something like Selenesse (https://github.com/marisaseal/selenesse), but for WebDriver, ...
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How to instantiate a .NET FirefoxDriver when FF is installed in non-default location?

My Firefox 5 is installed not at the default location. So, I tried with the following to create a FirefoxDriver: private IWebDriver driver; [SetUp] public void SetupTest() { var ffBinary = new ...
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Problem with drop-down menu

I'm new to Selenium Webdriver and I have a problem with a dropdown menu. I compiled my code but sometimes it returns the error: org.openqa.selenium.NoSuchElementException: Unable to find element ...
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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 = dropdown.getOptions();...
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Selenium webdriver - Java with Webservices

In our application we are using web-services and DB, is it possible to integrate Selenium webdriver with web-services (Soap UI)? If two different frameworks are integrated, whether this is good?. My ...
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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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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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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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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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What's the relation between Selenium WebDriver and these other tools?

I've used Selenium IDE to test Drupal (PHP) sites but want to create more advanced tests with loops and such. I hear Selenium WebDriver is all the rage, but when I google it, all these terms pop up ...
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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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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 @class='...
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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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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 class=...
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The code of wait method for Ajax call to complete

I am testing an GWT based app. But my test are failing left and right when the application response is slow but the selenium execution speed is fast. I have written a webdriver wait method to handle ...
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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 do I copy substring to array of strings

WebElement ELR = driver.findElement(By.id("trades-list")); List<WebElement> list = driver.findElements( By.xpath("//*[contains(@id,'trade-summary-92')]") ); String[] tradeId = null; for(int ...
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Test recording with Selenium IDE vs manual programming test framework

I'm just beginner in this field. I have already created simple tests using Selenium in .NET environment together with NUnit. I also hard coded the same or similar tests for my framework. My question ...
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Where I can get all the commands related to Web Driver / Selenium 2

I am not able to find all the commands for Web Driver / Selenium 2. Please help me providing the same. Thanks
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Conditional statement for fail and error test outcomes in Selenium?

Say I have this function: def tearDown(self): """ clean up by closing the browser window """ self.driver.quit() I want to skip closing the browser if the test failed or errored out (so ...
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SSO in Selemium web driver

I am trying to run selenium web driver(Firefox) test cases which will need a single sign on (web). Issue over here is i have to sign in manually with my OTP every time i tear down the test case. So i ...
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I face a problem while opening Firefox with Selenium script

I face a problem while running Selenium scripts. I try to open Firefox using the following command: import org.openqa.selenium.WebDriver; import org.openqa.selenium.firefox.FirefoxDriver; public ...
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Find custom elements in webdriver

Why aren't custom tags supported yet in Selenium WebDriver? I realise the W3C web components proposal is still under review, but browsers are already implementing them widely (angular apps come to ...
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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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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 possible....
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Error: cannot find symbol in XSLT + TestNG Report

When I followed this link LINK to generate XSLT Report Using testng and to send email reports getting error message (Ex: package org.openqa.seleni um does not exist, etc...0). Please suggest me. ...
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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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Using FluentWait Class to wait until a condition is true in Selenium Webdriver?

I am not able to understand the use of new function() and apply() in the following code while learning timeouts using Fluent Wait method to set timeout in Selenium Webdriver script in java. Wait ...
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problem handling multiple windows in webdriver

Scenario: Step-1.Click link from window-1.New window gets opened.Say it as window-2. Step-2.Do action on window-2. Step-3.Close window-2. Step-4.Move focus to window-1 Step-5.Click an element in ...
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selenium wget download file

I'm testing a web app with Selenium and I actually need to download a txt file during my test. But this seems impossible because a pop up appears asking to save the file. So, this blocks the progess ...
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Has any faced issue when automating auto suggest text box using selenium webdriver

I am automating an application which has auto suggest text box. I am facing an issue that sometimes the auto suggest values are not shown up at all. This happens 50% of the time. Worrying part is this ...
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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", "pathtogooglechrome\...