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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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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How can I work with file uploads during a Webdriver test?

This is a canonical question, intended to provide a comprehensive answer to many related questions During the course of a Webdriver test, I want to upload files. However, this opens a native file ...
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Blurred screenshots with Selenium Webdriver

Please refer to the link to see what kind if screenshots I get - http://goo.gl/uDIyf3 instead of http://goo.gl/BQy1hI . Not sure what could be wrong here as the same code has been working for me on ...
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Running Selenium webdriver scripts in android device (Samsung galaxy tab)-Portrait mode

I have been stuck in an issue while running selenium webdriver script in android device -Portrait mode. Script is running successfully in landscape mode but when we run the same script in android ...
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Python selenium - how can I loop a function to make 100 Copy accounts using different emails

How can I loop a different string into the email field, or a variable without actually having to make a list that consist of 100 different emails. For example is there a way i can send money@qa.test ...
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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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Eclipse is automatically running unwanted selenium tests

I have two test files (lets say they're SomethingTestA and SomethingTestB). Inside SomethingTestA, I have a bunch of mini smoke tests methods, like so @Test public void testCreate() { ... } ...
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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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Help finding child class with cssSelector syntax

How can I find this element by css this is what I have so far. driver.findElement(By.cssSelector(".simplecolorpicker > span[title*=#ff8081]")).click(); Here is the image of the html:
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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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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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Selecting an item of a drop-down menu with Splinter lib (Python)

I am looking for a way to select an item in a drop-down menu in python with Splinter (very similar to selenium I guess) : <li class="option1" rel="1158"> Option 1</li> <li ...
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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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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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How to generate a report for test case in selenium webdriver using javascript

I am working on selenium webdriverjs. Now I want to know about reporting tools, as up to now I am not using any reporting tools. Now I have decided to use a reporting tool. Please suggest me best ...
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want to scroll down page/form using selenium webdriver

I want to scroll down a page that is coming inside a form, not in the main page. I tried this code JavascriptExecutor jse = (JavascriptExecutor)driver; jse.executeScript("window.scrollBy(0,250)", ...
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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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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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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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Handle the File Upload dialog in Protractor for IE11

I know the default answer to handling explorer.exe is to use AutoIT, but AutoIT utilizes Java Runtime to use the exported .exe to upload the file and close the dialog. My tests are all in Protractor ...
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TypeError: Error when calling the metaclass bases module.__init__() takes at most 2 arguments (3 given)

I'm ne to coding and python. Not sure where exactly I should be looking to fix this error. from UIMap import tomcat8LoginPage, ...
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Unable to run Appium Version 1.3.6-(Ophiuchus) on Yosemite for Testing Android App on real device

sdk path-/usr/local/adt-bundle-mac-x86_64-20140702/sdk apk path-/usr/local/adt-bundle-mac-x86_64-20140702/sdk/platform-tools/Setmore.apk Given Package name, Launch Activity,Platform Name, Automation ...
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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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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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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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Keys.ARROW_DOWN does not select an item in the 'Select Box'?

I have a select box which has 3 values in the drop-down. When i click on the select box and then further use click() on the value item , it works fine. but when i use Keys.ARROW_DOWN its displays the ...
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Getting NPE on screencapture with an error

I am currently setting up PageObject with PageFactory Automation tests. I currently have a screenCapture.java and I try to call the method within the screenCapture when there's an error. Here is the ...
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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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Is it possible to convert Telerik test studio tests to selenium?

After a change of tooling, we now have a combination of Telerik test studio tests and selenium tests. Is it possible to covert Telerik test studio into Selenium WebDriver tests?
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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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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: ...
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Want to capture data after the search action using Selenium WebDriver

I am working on a ERP application where I have to click on a 'Search' button after which it will give me list of data. I want to automate that using WebDriver. The Search tab is empty before the ...
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Getting and logging the selenium version used in a groovy project

I'm using Selenium in my Groovy application as a Maven dependency. Now I'm looking for a way to log the used Selenium Version to the console. I tried this: BuildInfo info = new BuildInfo(); def ...
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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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What Concepts of Java do i need to learn to use Selenium Webdriver?

I want to learn Selenium WebDriver automation using Java. I have done manual testing before and want to learn automation. I just know the basics of Core Java. Could you please suggest me the Core ...
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How to 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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“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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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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Selenium WebDriver not properly waiting

I am trying to download a file from a website using a webdriver. But my browser is shutting down before it was able to properly export. I inserted a wait() before I call dispose() but it is not ...
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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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SafariDriver is not responding after opening a URL

I am trying to run SafariDriver to automate google pages. What I find is the driver opens the URL and loads the home page, but after that the driver is not responding and WebDriver is timing out. ...
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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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How to Debug Selenium WebDriver Actions?

I am using Selenium WebDriver and run into a issue. In the UI, elements are seen by the WebDriver but couldn't perform any actions such as click, type, select etc. Elements are findby the selenium ...
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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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Are Selenium functional tests reliable enough to be worthwhile?

I'm finding that regardless of how solid my tests scripts are, I still have tests that fail (falsely), even though they worked just fine before. I'm not talking about if markup changes (although that ...
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How to retrieve INT value from TEXT box using Selenium/Webdriver Python binding?

I have this code tcost = driver.find_element_by_id("MainContent_txtTotalCost").text total = int(tcost) driver.find_element_by_id("MainContent_txtVisa").send_keys(total/2) ...
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How do I close the browser window at the end of a Selenium test?

I have googled for the answer, but the ".stop()" so frequently mentioned doesn't work for me. The Chrome window the test was running in remains open. def test_getResults(self): sel = ...
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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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selenium click stop working after several iteration

I have a test that clicks on a preview link > opens up a window and I do some sort of test in that newly open window. I then close that window and click on the preview link again and repeat. Let's ...