Questions tagged [browser-automation]

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

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How to select an element from a drop down list inside 'svg viewbox' container using Java/WebDriver?

<svg viewBox="0 0 24 24" style="display: inline-block; fill: rgb(224, 224, 224); height: 24px; width: 24px; transition: all 450ms cubic-bezier(0.23, 1, 0.32, 1) 0ms; position: absolute; right: ...
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Unable to Login successfully using JMeter. How to resolve issue?

I am using JMeter for QA automation tools. I've tried some ways to log in, read from blazemeter and jmeter manuals, read about oAuth. I also made JMeter use browser(firefox in my case) to log in (but ...
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.net : which automation framework is suitable for MVC model for web automation? [closed]

Right now, i am working as a manual tester and need to start an automation tool to test the web application based on dot net (MVC). Please suggest an automation tool and what environment required to ...
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Preferred methods of finding elements using Capybara + Poltergeist

Is there sort of a hierarchy as far as "good automation test design"? Especially when it comes to finding elements. Since sometimes "click_button" or "choose" (for radio buttons) just does not work (...
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Not able to use HTTP Basic Auth popup in selenium test case using firefox on Ubuntu/Linux

I am trying to automate a webpage using Single Sign-On. When you try to access the web page it redirects you to different page of Identity Provider, where it asks you for Username and Password inside ...
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How to resolve Firefox browser loading issue with Webdriver?

When I run web driver with Firefox browser it generates a blank Firefox browser and after a minute the browser closes without running the WebDriver program. The following error is generated on ...
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Edit a script DOM element before being executed

I'm currently using Selenium WebDrivers for my tests and I'm struggling with an automatic download. The case is: I click on a button, it loads the next page containing a script tag with a click() on a ...
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Selenium > new windows & pop-up : What is different between new window and browser alert in selenium?

This is very common scenario when we automate any web application. But I am little confused between new window and pop-up? Please can you add little examples?
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How we can verify whether webpage is refreshed or not?

Suppose a webpage has a functionality, it refreshes the whole webpage after a fixed time interval and nothing changes on the webpage. How we can test this with automation?
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Element is not clickable(x,y) even there is no scroll in page

I am unable to click on the "Login" button provided in the header I am new to selenium, here is the code snippet public class Muft_Mashwara_login { public WebDriver driver= null; @...
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Automating web app screenshots and inputs [closed]

Good day, I've been working for some time now on a web app and recently my workload has grown tremendously. I have to take presentable (showing correct info and setup) screenshots for our product and ...
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What to ask programmers before automating with Selenium

What points should I discuss with frontend programmers when preparing a product on which, as a tester, I will use Selenium to automate? I am referring to things like, no dynamic ids for elements etc. ...
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How to automate UI testing of an app using a Google login

We are using a testing framework composed of robot-framework with ExtendedSelenium2Library that our developers are using to write acceptance tests. Our Web site has several auth options, including ...
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xpath - element is not located even when I construct the xpath

element is not found //HTML Code <input type="text" maxlength="61" style="width:185px;" value="" name="name73652d80" onblur="fieldTrack(this); "/> input type="text" onblur="fieldTrack(this);" ...
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How to find and close particular browser window from number of opened windows using Selenium?

Suppose there are five Browser windows opened, how to find the third one and close it through web driver? Please I'm request you to all of you don't consider this question as a opinion based. I have ...
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How to locate Facebook POST button using Java Selenium WebDriver?

Code: driver.findelement(By.xpath(".//*[@id='js_2y']/div[4]/div[2]/div/div[2]/div/button")).click(); Every time I try by locating XPath, it's gives an exception, could not locate element. May 04, ...
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Why does my capybara element.click not work in Safari?

I am using rspec-capybara for my tests and I am clicking on a button which had been placed there through Javascript (ajax). Clicking on the button works when using WebDrivers for Chrome, Firefox and ...
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How to set ComboBox value in Coded UI using Value Attribute?

In coded UI is there a way to set the value of a ComboBox using the value of Value Attribute. Consider the following Html of a ComboBox: <select name="ParametersID" tabindex="-1" title="ABC" class=...
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Automation script for Minimal Form Interface with dynamic ids [duplicate]

I am trying to automate a minimal form interface using Selenium to capture an element & later Java code. But the challenge is the minimal form has only one input container which is constantly ...
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Selenium Web driver and Mozilla Firefox Compatibility

Currently am using selenium-java-2.53.0,can you tell me which is the most stable FF version for it.
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How to select a record by applying filters in columns using Selenium Webdriver?

I am a test automation engineer and use Java with Selenium Webdriver for scripting my tests. My question is this- A webpage has a header with columns, along with column filters. It is similar to MS ...
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Not able to click Left Navigation icon using Coded UI

I am using Coded UI for creating Automated test cases and have encountered an issue. There is a menu icon inside on the Homepage and clicking on this icon will expand the Left Navigation, so that user ...
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Coded UI slows down in executing JS enabled fields

Coded UI test cases doesn't respond well on time if they encounter any field having JavaScript validation. Issue: Currently I am facing some issues with the time taken by Coded UI in execution of ...
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What are the limitations of Headless(HtmlUnitDriver) browser testing in selenium?

I was automating the script using headless(HtmlUnitDriver) browser but I wanted to know the limitations of headless(HtmlUnitDriver) browsers for example: Can headless browser deal with IFrames? Can ...
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How to take the screenshot of a window based GUI application?

I am automating tests of a GUI application similar to calculator. I am using Java and AutoIt for implementing the test cases. I need to take screenshot on failure. I have tried taking screenshot ...
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How to set Selenium Webdriver using Internet Explorer Browser to not share sessions during multi threaded testing

I'm trying to test against Internet Explorer 11 multi-threaded using selenium webdriver with IEDriverServer.exe. I can now launch multi-threaded IE browsers and interact with it but it seems that all ...
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Quickest way to get ID and Name of all fields in single go

Currently, I am using the traditional way i.e. 'Inspect Element' (or Firebug or IE Developer) for getting value of ID and Name attributes of any field present over page for which I am creating test ...
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Issue with Radio buttons selection in Coded UI

I am using Coded UI for creating some test cases for a web application, while doing the same I have encountered an issue. I am not able to select a Radio Button using their Displayed Text, however if ...
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Using Selenium Webdriver For Firefox Testing

I have been doing research into implementing Selenium Webdriver (currently version 2.49) for testing on Firefox. Currently I am capable of testing Chrome with the framework, but would like to extend ...
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Can Ranorex adequately handle a large web app?

I've been experimenting with Selenium to some success, however it's slow going. Ranorex, as I've used briefly in the past can put a simple suite of tests together rather quickly. However, I'm ...
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How can I bring Chrome browser to focus when running a Selenium test using ChromeDriver on Mac?

When executing a Selenium test with ChromeDriver, I would like to bring the test browser into focus to see the actions taking place. The way I am able to do that now is by manually clicking the ...
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Coded UI Test cases taking too much time to execute

Update: I used some hit and trial method for this issue and found that this issue of slowness occurs only when Coded UI (or my code) encounters any Date-Type text field. If there is no Date-Field over ...
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Selenium Java WebDriver Can not Find Element with xpath or cssSelector

I can't find this element using selenium java webdriver. I have a before class method that loads the firefox driver and set the WebDriverWait. Then I have a test method to look for the elements with ...
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How to determine 'reasonable' response times for performance testing?

I have found performance targets (how long web pages take to respond to actions) difficult to introduce into organizations. There seem to be are no clear definitions (in the industry) that are ...
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how do i use list for selenium web driver in java

how do i use list for selenium web driver in java I need to select id which are continuously changing, and one id is in one row. need to select id from each Edit : <tr id="tr-132885-id" ...
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Coded UI Test case execution issue

I have some Coded UI test cases which are using external files e.g. XML files that contains the Element Name and ID to be located over a page. This XML file is used by Test Cases (under TestMethod ...
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How to read value from XML [closed]

I know this is a common question, but I have a requirement where I need to read values from XML file. Sturcture of the XML file is <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?> <root> <...
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Issue with Coded UI hand written Test cases

I have a test case with below mentioned code: [TestMethod] public void _001_Search() { BrowserWindow brw = BrowserWindow.FromProcess(proc_browserProcessNo); TopLeftNavigationLinks_Elements....
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Why a PhantomJS grid node is defined differently compared to other browsers

I am trying to set up one of my Selenium Grid nodes using PhantomJS. (The rest of the nodes are all working fine with Firefox browsers) Now generally, when we configure a node, we launch a selenium-...
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Driver lost focus [closed]

I have one test case with java selenium webdriver. When I go to the login, everything is OK, but when I go to the other click in the new show, driver can´t find the object. Selenium IDE captured the ...
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Test, Improve performance of WebDriver Automation framework

I have designed a hybrid(keywords and data in same excel sheet) framework using WebDriver+Java+TestNG+Maven. I am using PageFactory, Singleton Pattern . I am using different type of HTML locators in ...
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Not able to find Coded UI .trx result files

I am using Coded UI in VSTS 2013 for creating automated tests using Coded UI Test Builder. I am able to create tests successfully but not able to view their result files. I found that there is a ...
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I get an exception, “Element is no longer attached to DOM” when I run my code, but In Debug mode, it works fine. I'm using Java and TestNG

In the webpage I'm testing, there are 3 options in a drop down and on selecting each option, rows in a table gets populated. I'm just trying to locate the table value through xpath and I am getting an ...
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Logging in Selenium Webdriver using Log4net [duplicate]

I am using log4net for creating execution logs of test cases which are created and being executed using Selenium Webdriver in C#. I was able to implement the logging functionality but I am facing an ...
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What proportion of tests cases should be automated via Selenium Webdriver? [closed]

I work with e-commerce websites and I am wondering how much of the tests should be automated. I plan on automating the login and check out functionalities but what about clicking links to navigate ...
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Is it possible to automate tests on an embedded WebKit browser on Mac OS X?

Is it possible to automate the tests on a WebKit/WebView browser that is embedded in a Mac OS X desktop application, preferably using Selenium or some Mac-based tool like AppleScript or ...
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Selenium: Select 2nd item by both class and with certain text?

I am creating some test scripts using Selenium WebDriver in C#. The AUT contains a left menu in which the position/ordering of the links depend upon the 'User Preferences' and a lot of factors/...
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How to handle file upload and download using Robot Class?

I'm trying to build a framework using Selenium. There is a scenario where I need to download a file, and there is another where I need to upload one. I've gone through the option in AutoIt, but it ...
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How to select few text lines using Robot Framework?

I am writing an automation test script using Robot Framework & Selenium2Library for testing our web application ( in .txt format ). One of my test cases involves to select few lines of text from ...
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Can NUnit be used for Functional and Regression testing?

Now, here the confusion starts. I was creating some test cases using Selenium WebDriver with C# and thought of using a testing framework. My task is to create functional test cases which can later be ...