Questions tagged [browser-automation]

Questions regarding automation of web applications for testing purposes according to specific of used web browser.

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testCafe: How to configure the tests in the same spec file, to execute sequentially?

We are using testCafe for automation. when it comes to executing tests in parallel, test cafe even executes test blocks within the spec file, parallelly. Our tests are independent, but there are some ...
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XPATH clarification [closed]

Refer: Picture of elements of HTML screenshot I am trying to get XPATH //*[@id="pg:pbEdit:conlist"] or //select[@id="pg:pbEdit:conlist"] Works but I want to be precise not ...
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Fixing an asynchronous JavaScript timeout out issue with Selenium in C#

Background I am running the following JavaScript code using the C# bindings for Selenium: async function addTableCellClassInjector(row, tableIndex, rowIndex) { for (let columnIndex = 0; column = ...
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Selenium thinks button is clickable even when disabled

I'm having an issue where Selenium is saying a button is clickable even when it's disabled. I'm using Selenium with a website where you have to select a date first and then time slot from a dropdown ...
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How do I write a better xpath of this element? [duplicate]

I am working on a project and building automation test suite for a webpage. A certain part of the webpage looks like this. The corresponding HTML is as follows: <p class="customer-service&...
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Are test-specific selectors a good idea?

In the past I had thoughts for more elegant HTML item selection. I found there may be a better approach, in contrast to "traditional" one. Old school way: .site-body .menu-box > li.item a.link ...
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Selenium with ChromeDriver not saving login cookies

In the test that I'm running using Selenium on Python, I simply create a new driver instance like so: options.add_argument("user-data-dir=cookies") # enables cookies ...
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Find Text without span Text - Python - Selenium

I want to get text that is stored on an element. Text is not a property instead when I expand Element (in chrome's inspection [DevTools]) it has two sub-properties, span and text. it looks something ...
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Find childs of element without sub-childs - Python - Selenium

I'm trying to create a bot. The functionality I need now is to find a way to get only childs of an element without sub-childs. Take this as example: <Body> <child1>Hi</child1> ...
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Is Cypress set to replace Selenium as the preferred tool for automating web applications? [closed]

I see many articles pointing out the effectiveness of Cypress as against Selenium for automating web applications. From most of the articles I've read, I see some points for Cypress such as: Cypress ...
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Is there any way I can have Cypress test steps printed out in the command prompt?

Cypress shows a log of all test cases / spec files executed while execution goes on in CMD. I want to know if there is a way that Cypress can show the test steps execution also in the command prompt. ...
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Test script failing due to “INTERNAL_SERVER_ERROR” , when I try to automate application. It run fine when test the same flow manually

I am using Java. I am trying to automate a scenario, where am trying to search all details of an ID, it works fine when I test the scenario manually. It fails when I automate the scenario. Note: I ...
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My Cypress Reports Folder does not get properly deleted when I execute the rmdir command in the package.json file. Which command should I use?

I am running Cypress on a Windows machine. I am using this command (included in the package.json file) to remove the cypress/reports folder before the start of each test run: "clean:reports": "IF ...
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Unable to click on “Add Payment Method” button on Google Pay site

I am trying to click on "Add payment method" button under Payment Methods tab using selenium - https://pay.google.com/gp/w/home/paymentmethods Tried using xpath, className and cssSelector but looks ...
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Cypress: Problems in merging individual test suite Mochawesome reports. Consistent Errors observed

I'm using Mochawesome with Cypress to generate reports. I am consistently observing this error when I attempt to merge my individual Mochawesome test suite files into one combined report: ERROR: ...
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Scope of testing in terms of cross browser testing and cross platform testing

I would need support from QA experts to define the scope of testing for the following requirements Cross browser testing - When we get a requirement to test a website developed in PHP and angular js. ...
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Is the Page Object Pattern the ideal approach for browser automation for a website which has a front-end that has frames in frames?

I'm confronted with a web application which has a front-end that has frames in frames in frames. Regarding automated UI Tests with Selenium and Cucumber, is the Page Object Pattern the right approach ...
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Is there a tool to mirror input events on one device to multiple devices?

I am working on testing a progressive web app. Initially I've tried tools like Browserstack because it's tedious to manually run the same test multiple times on physical phone. Although these tools ...
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Select a day, month and year from calendar picker and copy the date value into a variable [duplicate]

I'm trying to select month, year and date from calendar date-picker. I'm writing my script using pom & page factory approach. I'm not able to pass the date I selected to the variable named ...
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What is progression in test automation? What open source tool could be used to design automation framework for that?

I 've been working in automation for the last 8 years. Recently, I have come across the term "Progression" in test automation. I've learned basics but still, I am not sure how to implement this ...
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Encountered Error Could not load type 'OpenQA.Selenium.Internal.IWrapsElement' from assembly 'WebDriver

I'm working in multiple browser testing. It was working code with chrome browser. Recently I have installed "Install-Package Selenium.WebDriver -Version 4.0.0-alpha04". MSedge Chromium and chrome ...
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Unable to load MS edge chromium with Selenium

I'm trying to load the msedge chromium. encountering error. Steps to recreate: Installed mschromium Beta and Dev versions. Installed the Nuget package "Install-Package Selenium.WebDriver -Version 4....
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How to store text from a webpage using Ruby?

Ruby / automation beginner here - I'm trying to get and store an email address from a webpage using the element id, but am getting the error undefined local variable or method 'customer_email_address' ...
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Failing to update a date using python and selenium

I am trying to change a date one day forward on a calendar date picker using python and selenium. <td colspan="2" class="textBlack">&nbsp;Due:&nbsp; ...
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Nightwatch JS - How to run multiple individual test cases?

Are there any other way to run test cases individually other than using --testcase flag ? also are there any to run 2 single test case from 2 different test suites? For example: Test Suite 1 Test ...
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Using both espresso and uiautomator and test is failing on Firebase, but not on AS emulator

I have the following piece of code which is: click a toggle from Firefox app the toggle opens the Default apps menu from System settings I open the browser list, pick my browser and return to the ...
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How to disable selenium from taking physical mouse on Chrome on user's machine on a different monitor screen?

My issue is related to this question Disable physical mouse and keyboard in selenium but I didn't see an answer for this question. tests are being ran by Java + Selenium + Chrome on the same user's ...
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java.lang.NullPointerException problem in Selenium Test

I'm learning Selenium POM with Junit and ran into a problem. java.lang.NullPointerException at MainPage.clickSignIn(MainPage.java:27) at MainPageTest.signInTest(MainPageTest.java:28) My class: ...
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How to interact with ngx-monaco-editor

I have a web page that has the ngx-monaco-editor implemented in angular. But i am not able send any data to the editor using sendKeys() . I tried replacing textContent of the div element but it just ...
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How can Internet Explorer 5 be emulated in 2020?

Details One of our customers uses a rather old software solution, and this is still based (yes, it's unbelievable!) on Internet Explorer 5, and the customer still uses IE 11 in compatibility mode. ...
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How to automate Handsontable using Selenium WebDriver (Java)

I want to automate the Handontable using Selenium WebDriver using Java. Basically, I want to enter data in the handontable using selenium(Java). Is there any way available to enter data in the table. ...
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Trying to use xpath in order to select a text on desktop web browser [duplicate]

This is the error I am getting below: selenium.common.exceptions.NoSuchElementException: Message: no such element: Unable to locate element: {"method":"xpath","selector":"//*[@id="select-input-...
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Automation Testing using selenium webDriver on a javaScript based application

I am having a JavaScript-based application to automate using Selenium WebDriver. Can I automate a Javascript based application using Java with Selenium WebDriver OR do I have to use protractor (...
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Reusing test code and test files organization in Testcafe

I'm having a hard time figuring out how to organize my test code, i.e. test cases, into suites and runs. On the one hand, tests should, by definition, be independent of each other, that's why I, ...
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How can I handle the chrome Http Authentication popup window in selenium without AutoIT?

I have tried https://{USERNAME}:{PASSWORD}@xyz.com pattern to authenticate URL but it doesn't work for me. Can someone suggest me the best way to handle chrome HTTP authentication popup?
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Trying to highlight elements on a page one by one using Selenium

I'm trying to highlight all the elements of a page, using Selenium to inject some JavaScript and CSS. However when I run my test i'm only getting back errors complaining that it can't find the ...
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Selenium starts firefox but only stays on a blank page

I've been looking at the distinction between webDriver.naviagate.to and webDriver.get and they seem the same. Certainly a web page launches..but then a big nothing burger. Not sure where to start ...
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Problem with parallel testing (POM, python, selenium, pytest)

I have a dir named PageObjects, there is a file Login.py. It stocks all the locators of elements plus functions that I call in test cases. It looks like this: class Login: # Locators of all ...
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Who are some of the Test Automation experts that are well-known and respected in Software Industry? [closed]

I am a complete beginner in Test Automation and was looking for some world experts on this subject. Could you list or refer to material of some of the best known experts in Automation industry who ...
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What are the things that one must consider while learning Selenium Webdriver Automation framework?

I am a newbie in Automated scripting using Selenium WebDriver with Java. Also, i have the most basic knowledge of core Java. With tons of resources on the web for learning WebDriver, i am a bit ...
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BrowserMob Proxy not working with latest Chrome version (v.76)

I've recently upgraded my Chrome version from v70 to the latest, v76. As a result, I've noticed that my Selenium tests (which use BrowserMob Proxy to inject headers) have stopped working. The browser ...
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Cannot upload files when running tests in docker Selenium_Hub, Selenium-Node-Chrome-Debug and a container w/ Mocha + Selenium-Webdriver (JS)

I am trying to run javascript mocha selenium-webdriver tests on my company's application using docker containers. I seem to have everything working except that I am unable to upload files. Prior to ...
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How do I deal with a Gmail CAPTCHA during automation? [duplicate]

My test suite involves me logging into a website with 4 specified social logins: - MS Live - Facebook - LinkedIn - Google Now the problem is that many of these social logins sometimes give me a ...
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Is performance testing needed to perform on User Interfaces?

Should we use performance testing on UI? Should we use End to End testing scenarios for performance testing?
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Selenium: Capture DOM Elements Image

I have an API to capture the image of a particular element in DOM and return them. For that, I have a list of WebElements which needs to be captured into a single webpage. For that same, I have found ...
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Automation tools recommendations for E2E and integration testing a Firestore back-end application?

Does anybody have any experience and/or have any recommendations for automation tools for testing a suite of web applications that rely heavily on Firestore for data storage? We are currently working ...
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If command in selenium IDE

By using Selenium ID extension for fireofx (or chrome), I have problems by using "if" command and the !statusOK variable. In particular I get this error: verifyElementPresent on id=login-title OK 15:...
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Why do most IT companies create their own test automation frameworks when there are so many open source frameworks available for free?

I have observed that in many cases, IT companies create their own customized test automation frameworks for automating web applications even when there are a plethora of open source frameworks easily ...
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How can I enable variations in Chrome from chromedriver options?

How can I enable variations in Chrome from chromedriver options? Hello, I'm facing a problem with Chrome where when I run an automated UI test with chromedriver, there's issues showing up (such as ...
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Finding elements

I need some help with finding the elements using webdriver. On the webpage this is the label 'Password' < div _ngcontent-c1="" class="form-group text-left"> < label _ngcontent-c1="">...

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