I have tried with the xpath like "//HTMLtag[contains(text(),'Yourtext') and contains(text(),'Yourtext')]", but this case worked for the particular html tag and not for the different tags. how to make it to work for different tags like "//HTMLtag[contains(text(),'Yourtext')] and


here is the HTML snippet. Have to select admin of group from the below code.

<div class="widget">
<div class="widget-body">
    <h3 class="h3b">Admin</h3>
    <h4 class="h4a">Group</h4>

<div class="widget-body">
    <h3 class="h3b">Admin</h3>
    <h4 class="h4a">Class</h4>

Any help is appreciated...!!!

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You haven't explained the requirement very clearly, but perhaps the answer is

//div[h3='Admin' and h4='Group']

Note that you shouldn't use contains() to test whether a node contains some string, unless you specifically want to allow it as a substring: you should use the '=' operator. And you should avoid using text() to fetch the text nodes: this would fail to match, for example,

<h3><a href="...">Admin</a></h3>

It's nearly always better to match on the string-value of the element, which is what happens when you just select the element node as an operand of '='.

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