Questions tagged [browser-automation]

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

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Which approach should be applied when automating stories? What are the approaches or methodologies for it?

Here is what approach means to me while automating any story Normal approach should we automate only functional flow not caring about the UI things like font of text, font type of text, color of ...
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POM: driver is passed as an argument? Always?

Example code: Driver is being passed as an Argument so that Selenium is able to locate the element on the browser (driver). Element is returned, so that an Action can be performed on it. ...
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decompose an HTML list with page fragments

note: Looking for simplest possible example of PageFactory and fragments. I've been referencing an article which uses additional libraries I wasn't aware of. The desired structure: Where there's ...
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I am not able to click on Google Search Button

This is the HTML source of the button: <input value="Google Search" aria-label="Google Search" name="btnK" type="submit"> This is my code: import org.openqa.selenium.By; import org.openqa....
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NullPointerException when using @FindBy

I'm getting a NullPointerException when trying to use @FindBy because the object reference is only declared and not instantiated. What is the usage? The docs give example declaration but no instance ...
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xpath query for specific String value

My project is crashing with: Element info: {Using=xpath, value=//a[contains(text(), 'Books')]/@href}. The output (crash): thufir@dur:~/NetBeansProjects/com.toscrape.books.selenium$ thufir@dur:~/...
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Change Simulated 3G Network For Lighthouse CLI

I'm having difficulty changing the network for Lighthouse. It is defaulting to 3G throttle. Ideally, I would like to know how to run the performance audits without throttling. Thanks in advanced.
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RPA tool for automation

Is it a good idea to use TagUI (RPA tool) for website automation? if so what are the merits of using this tool over selenium?
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How to perform click on an element using selenium for which I am getting staleState Exception

Problem: There are couple of radio buttons with the same ID and I need to perform click on these. The first radio button gets the click where the second one is getting StaleElementReferenceException. ...
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How to interact with the radio button if isDisplayed, isEnables are false

Scenario: I am automating a feature where i need to click on the radiio button but after many attempts it didn't work. So I checked with isDisplayed, isEnabled and isSelected.Upon execution it was ...
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Selenium is not performing Click Action on the Radio Button

Issue: I am trying to perform a click on a radio Button but it is not working it just bypass the step and perform the next step doesn't even give me any error message *Intention is to click on refund ...
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Multithreading: chromedriver does not open url in second window

Java code in thread function, System.setProperty("webdriver.chrome.driver", "/usr/bin/chromedriver"); ChromeOptions chromeOptions = new ChromeOptions(); chromeOptions.addArguments("--no-sandbox"); ...
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Need Some Help in implementing a logic for automating a web element using Selenium

Here is the html I am working on, the concept is to loop through the table and fetch all the td values. And based on the first td value, fetch the second td with tag strong inside the td tag e.g: I ...
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Cucumber Feature on executing throwing "The path to the driver executable must be set by the webdriver.chrome.driver system property;

I am Using Cucumber Selenium Framework for Test Execution. And I have set system Properties correctly because the same script was running fine but now it is throwing "The path to the driver ...
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How to fetch the text values from the dd tag using selenium

I am automating one Project in my organization and came across one issue. I am very new to automation and selenium. Issue that i am facing: not able to capture the text inside the dd tag in the html ...
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Getting nosuchElement Exception for a web element even though I tried all possible solutions

I am using Selenium with Cucumber to automate one web application, But I am stuck at one element which is not working out with the XPaths and link text I also applied the implicit and Explicit wait, ...
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Exception in thread “main” org.openqa.selenium.NoSuchElementException: Unable to find element with css selector ==

When I am trying to run the below mentioned Selenium web driver code in IE 11 browser, I get below error Exception in thread "main" org.openqa.selenium.NoSuchElementException: Unable to find ...
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Unable to click button using Selenium Webdriver Java

I am trying to click a button through webdriver. After inspecting the button element it highlights to the following: XPath: /html/body/div/div/main/div/div[2]/div/div[2]/table/tbody/tr/td[4]/form/...
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How to go to a certain Xpath by Searching a Text in Selenium WebDriver

I have below HTML which is having a table with 15 rows (below are the 2 rows for example)- <table id="task" style="width:100%" class="border"> <thead> <tr> <th>Task </th>...
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Unable to switch into third window - Selenium

I'm using below code to switch into windows : Set<String> handle=driver.getWindowHandles(); System.out.println(handle); Iterator<String> it=handle.iterator(); String ...
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What should be the approach to test styles using Selenium

In my UI tests I would like to verify particular style values for the elements. Below is the example list of the styles I'd like to verify: font style font size padding margin Is there a way to do ...
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White Label Website Automated Testing

My company is in the process of setting up a white label website, in which there are slightly different user journeys. These journeys, for the most part, use the same functionality but I'm wondering ...
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Xpath: which is much more reliable source - Chrome or Firefox?

On Google chrome, inspecting an Element and copying it's xPath gives me the following value //*[@id='Body']/app-root/app-generic-product/section[2]/div/app-product-summary-list/app-product-summary[2]/...
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Selenium Webdriver Java: Setting date on date-picker. Year is not populating in date-picker

I am automating a signup form for web application and there is a date of birth field which has date-picker on it. I am sending values in it by using sendKeys and the problem is that Year is not ...
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Error running selenium test on ubuntu

I'm having trouble running a selenium test on ubuntu, but everything works fine on my windows system. I'm using a mocha test suite, and am using selenium-webdriver to run the selenium test written in ...
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How to handle tooltip on onmouseover in selenium java

test case is to show the tooltip message my html code is below <td id="pendingBalance" align="right"> <a onmouseover="displayHelpPopup(this,arrHelp[20][0]);" onmouseout="closePopup();" ...
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Randomise the data for a sign up form

Which is the best/efficient way for a QAE to test the field validations for a sign up form: 1: Do I need to create a util class to randomly generate the data? or 2: Do I need to take hard-coded test ...
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“Multi-select dropdown toggle” webdriver issue

First time here. I've got an issue you might be able to help with. Working on chrome webdriver automation, there's a dropdown menu that's toggled with a click. I need to be able to select list items. ...
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iOS Safari - automated browser session

I'm looking for a automation for the following. I have a list (just plan text) of around 10000 URLs which belongs to a simulated surf session. Now I want to replay this surf session on different iOS ...
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Strategies for reliably reproducing bugs in a frontend Javascript applications

The Problem We have a React JS application which sometimes exhibits issues on certain browsers or computers. Currently we are prelaunch and have no customers. We also do not have a dedicated QA ...
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Is there a way to check if an external program is running from Katalon Studio?

My application has a print document option that opens the pdf reader. Is there a way to check if the pdf reader is running from Katalon?
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How to select and click the first enabled button?

I am currently changing my XPath every time to click on the enable (Qualification check) button. However, I want to click on the first button that is in the enabled state. I have a total of 10 buttons ...
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Not able to select the checkbox of a html row [closed]

MY CODE: package com.drishti.automate.testing; import java.util.List; import org.openqa.selenium.By; import org.openqa.selenium.Keys; import org.openqa.selenium.WebDriver; import org.openqa....
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C# webdriver: Issue with wait.Until(ExpectedConditions.VisibilityOfAllElementsLocatedBy(By.TagName(“tr”))); returning WebDriverTimeoutException

I am working with the following html table, <tbody role="rowgroup"> <tr data-uid="d4d2114f-2aaf-4498-977b-ae5b8c16618c" role="row" class="Standard k-state-selected" aria-selected="true"> &...
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Unable to locate element to sendkeys C# WebDriver

im working with the following HTML <tbody> <tr class="formRow"> <td class="labelColumn"> <span id="ctl00_MainContent_lblTemplate">Template</span> </td&...
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How to get Embed link from Openload API after Remote upload? Selenium & Python

im trying to use Openloads API in python, i can do a remote upload like this: ol_url = driver.current_url resp = ol.remote_upload(ol_url) file_id = resp.get('id') Now i have a file uploaded in ...
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Benefits of BDD tools such as SpecFlow for tech debt in automation

We are starting to automate our manual regression suites using Selenium Webdriver and NUnit. The tests we will be automating are quite detailed in terms of steps and expected results however I was ...
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How to compare image in Sikuli?

I want to compare one small part with full screenshot. Screen screen=new Screen(); Pattern pa1=new Pattern("/Users/37397/Desktop/Screen Shot 2018-03-27 at 6.02.42 PM.png"); String img=screen....
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List<IWebElement> not being populated from a local variable causing NullReferenceException

I'm experiencing a few issues with trying to create a list using List<IWebElement>from a local variable. The HTML I'm working with is below, <div id="enquiry-header-grid-...
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Clicking a cell in a dynamic data table C# WebDriver

The HTML I'm trying working with is below, <div id="enquiry-header-grid-SalesTransactionEnquiry-enquiry-header-grid-wrapper" class="enquiry-kendo-grid-wrapper k-grid k-widget" data-role="grid" ...
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How to create a Selenium IE Node that starts on boot?

I've been hitting my head against the wall with this one for a while now. On Linux Chrome and Firefox selenium nodes are fairly easy to setup and start automatically at boot time using docker or even ...
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Not able to locate the web element with partial xpath and text [duplicate]

I have web element set like below .. <div class="dxnb-headerCollapsed" id="ctl00_LeftPanel_LeftNavigationMenu_nbMenu_GHC1"> <i class="fa fa-handshake-o fa-2x fa-fw" style="">&...
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E2E - Is it possible to share data between e2e.spec files?

I do have 2 *.e2e-spec.ts files for an E2E testing. So now I would like to share data between these files. e.g. an email which is used for a signup signup-e2e.spec.ts and I would like to use it for ...
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Selenium: Getting error with webElement or Webdriver “Drive” Variable

New to automation. Help is greatly needed Anybody could help me with following code Why i am getting NullPointerException? Error: Null pointer access: The variable driver can only be null at this ...
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driver is getting null for utility classes

I'm getting null pointer exception for driver object. Here is the flow: BaseClass initializes the driver (WebDriver driver = new ChromeDriver();) I create a test class and extend it with BaseClass. ...
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How to programmaticaly create a print screen in SideeX (Record-Playback Browser Automation)?

In my automated test, I need to read the label of the object displayed on the webpage. Next, I would like to create a print screen and save it using just read string. To solve such issues, I used to ...
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Switching to a new window in Selenium webdriver

I am in a confused state. I am not able to get control of a window which is newly opened. I am using chrome browser for my testing. Here is the scenario - I am in a facebook window and entered all my ...
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Not able to access iframe with random dynamic ids using Selenium webdriver.io

I am automating the payment page which is having the option to select payment method. On selection of credit card payment option, one iframe is generated from the third party and loaded with dynamic ...
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Selenium, unable to locate xpath or form name [closed]

I'm trying to locate a form, but the application doesn't have form names. I tried: driver.findElement(By.xpath("html/body/div/div/main/div/div[2]/div/form")); driver.FindElement(By.XPath("//input[...
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How to get List of similar elements using javascriptexecutor using selenium webdriver

I want to get list of similar element into arraylist using javascriptexecutor. However able to store only single element using javascriptexecutor. Here is my code: JavascriptExecutor js = (...