please I'm quite a selenium newbie and I would need help with the following.

I have this simple HTML code:

<button class="_5s5nM yZn2p  ">Log in</button> == $0

I need to find this element using the words "Log in". I tried this code but I get an error message:

test_submit2 = driver.find_element_by_link_text("Log in")

any idea of why it doesn't work? Many thanks

  • does't loook like you've incuded any error message...
    – Mark Mayo
    Mar 30 '21 at 23:46

Try this below code, this may work in your case:

//button[contains(text(), 'Log in')];

In your code the syntax seems to be incorrect, linkText will also work.

driver.findElement(By.linkText("Log in")):

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