What would be the Xpath to get the background-image CSS Property of a DIV tag whose ID is mentioned in Selenium Webdriver?


<div id="abc", style="width: 538px !important; height: 242px !important; background-image: url(http://test.com/images/abc.png); position: relative; background-position: 0% 0%;>

I want to find this image with url: http://test.com/images/abc.png

  • Not sure what you're trying to do here. Do you know the div's ID, and you want to verify the CSS background-image property? Or do you only know the CSS background-image property, and you want to use that to identify the div and then do some other testing on it? Sep 17 '13 at 10:19

Typically HTML IDs are unique; if you know the ID, you do not need to know the element tag. Of course it is possible to write a web page that uses duplicate IDs. If your web page has duplicate IDs, you should complain to the developer. For the rest of my answer, I will assume unique IDs.

According to this, XPath doesn't actually know anything about CSS styles.

I also assume you are using the Java language binding. I Googled for "webdriver webelement"; the second link took me to the WebElement javadoc, where I found the getCssValue method. Try this:

WebElement element = driver.findElement(By.id("abc"));
String bgImage = element.getCssValue("background-image");

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