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I'm starting out using Selenium 2/Webdriver, been using Selenium IDE for a few weeks, to automate some tests and decided to go with Python. I've been writing some simple tests using some basic documentation that I found: http://readthedocs.org/docs/selenium-python/en/latest/index.html

While this documentation is good to start off, I noticed it's missing a lot of other commands that I'm used to using with Selenium IDE, such as verifying and asserting text/elements. Eventually I'd like to put some conditionals in my tests, so being able to do an assert and seeing if that returned true or false would be helpful, but I have no idea how to do that.

Is there any detailed documentation online?

  • Previously, I found nothing helpful so just used a combination of the Java documentation, web examples and built-in docstrings to try and work it out; but thanks for pointing this out, it's the most comprehensive documentation I've seen yet. – persepolis Sep 5 '11 at 8:01
  • Yeah, I ran into the same problem. You can, however, obtain the Python library and run pydoc on it. The comments are in there; unfortunately the Selenium Python documentation is not autogenerated and published :( – Stephen Gross Oct 26 '11 at 3:53
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As it happens, that isn't (as far as I can tell) the official documentation, which is here: http://selenium.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/docs/api/py/index.html (Link is dead)

Official documentation is here : https://seleniumhq.github.io/selenium/docs/api/py/api.html

(And which does have the full API reference.)

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There is an documentation provided here by Balaji Muthukundan. This is not an official one but it is pretty detailed and systematic. I often refer this documentation for any help regarding Selenium API's.

  • Could you please share the link? Thanks! – user1807337 Jun 17 '16 at 18:33
  • The link is in the answer itself – demouser123 Jun 17 '16 at 19:25

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