Questions tagged [chromedriver]

ChromeDriver is a standalone server which implements WebDriver's wire protocol for Chromium. WebDriver is an open source tool for automated testing of webapps across many browsers. It provides capabilities for navigating to web pages, user input, JavaScript execution, and more. ChromeDriver is available for Chrome on Android and Chrome on Desktop (Mac, Linux, Windows and ChromeOS).

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Protractor-user agent for linux fails to load the url in headless mode

I am using Protractor for automation. I am unable to launch the application url in headless chrome on linux machine[gitlab pipeline]. I tried to print the user agent details using await browser....
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New pc setup and keep getting WebDriverException: unknown error: Failed to create Chrome process

Any new leads on this issue? I recently switched PC and now facing the same problem so many users faced. It was usually solved with downloading the latest chromedriver.exe or by moving the chrome.exe ...
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DOCKER org.openqa.selenium.remote.UnreachableBrowserException on Jenkins

I can run every test locally just fine if I run my test on jenkins, on a docker file, I get this error org.openqa.selenium.remote.UnreachableBrowserException: Could not start a new session. Possible ...
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Unable to run test on gitlab pipeline due to DevToolsActivePort file doesn't exist

I created a sample Selenium Webdriver test using java and maven and pushed it out to my gitlab repository. Then I created a new pipeline to run the automated tests. This is my first time running a ...
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Server gets incredibly slow when running Selenium

I'm attempting to run Selenium (Chrome) test on 2 servers, each running Windows Server 2019 Standard (with GUI). The first server (the one with the worst specs) has the following specs: It runs ...
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Mac running out of space after several UI automation runs

I am running UI automation locally using selenium webdriver, chromedriver, and jest, on MacOS. After several runs I run out of local storage. You can watch storage decrease by about 50 gb every run. ...
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The ChromeDriver could not be found on the current PATH

I wrote a test suite for a web application by using Selenium IDE and I used ChromeDriver to test the application, the code I used is as followed. C:\>set APPLITOOLS_API_KEY=...
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How to start Chrome in automation mode from command line?

I am trying to find how to start Chrome as if it was started by webdriver, but manually from command line. I was looking at this list of options, but couldn't find what I need. https://peter.sh/...
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C# + chrome-driver : How to fix - cannot find Chrome binary/Chrome failed to start: crashed/Failed to create a Chrome process?

I am trying to run selenium using chrome-driver in my project. While creating object of chrome-driver facing errors : Message "unknown error: cannot find Chrome binary\n (Driver info: ...
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Automated testing Chrome with selenium and java returns: Failed to create Chrome process

When trying to run Selenium on Windows 10 Chrome version 90, I am getting the following error: org.openqa.selenium.WebDriverException: unknown error: Failed to create Chrome process. Driver info: ...
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Is there a way to make Selenium use cookies to autologin?

I don't want to have to make the script log in every time. Is there to stop the web driver opening a "fresh" browser and instead make it open my standard version/load cookies so it auto-logs ...
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Cannot select html td link button by XPath with Webdriver

Here is my element <td> <div class="linkButton" onclick="window.open('../../Report/Reports/ViewReport.aspx?reportName=Revenue.Report','Report1','scrollbars=1,resizable=yes,...
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How to install chrome-webdriver on GitLab CI/CD

I am trying to do some tests using GitLab CI/CD and Robot Framework, I have this simple .robot file: *** Settings *** # Declare Libraries Library SeleniumLibrary # Declare Suite Setup and Teardown ...
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Selenium Getting Hover Textbox Text

I am working in eclipse writing selenium scripts using Java. I am using the chrome web driver. I have a hyper text link that when I put my mouse over it hover text box appears. I need to return that ...
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How to download files in folder other then the download folder using Protractor?

Using the following configuration, files are always saved in the download folder instead of the folder set for default_directory. 'capabilities': { 'browserName': 'chrome', 'chromeOptions': { ...
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Selenium Download Keep and Discard Problem (.cer or xml extensions)

I am Test Automation Engineer, working with Selenium and Java. I am developing selenium automation tests but I have a problem with downloading something from the software I am working on. Chrome asks ...
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In Page Object Model does all classes need to share a single driver instance?

I can create a BaseTest.java file and declare Public static WebDriver driver; in it. Then all classes can extend and use the same driver reference. Then all my test classes can use same instance. Can ...
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Browser is closed only if test passed on VM

I use driver.Dispose(); and using ChromeDriver. But the browser is closed only if the test passed. On the VM if a test failed, the browser is still open. If I run tests from Visual Studio on local ...
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What is the optimal solution when there is incompatibility between Chromedriver & Google Chrome?

Error: System.InvalidOperationException : session not created: This version of ChromeDriver only supports Chrome version 85 (SessionNotCreated) I am using Google Chrome Version 87.0.4280.66 (Official ...
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File download verification with selenium and java

So I read all the other stackoverflow topics about this, none of the solutions worked for me so lets see if someone can help me. I need to verify a download (csv) from an export button in chrome(...
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How do I enable ChromeDriver to use browser cache or local storage with selenium python

I was trying to automate a website and it's a PWA. I need the caching data for this site as it takes too long to load, once loaded it's pretty fast. But every time I run my scripts chrome starts a new ...
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Selenium: How to switch to tab without focusing?

I'm using the Java Selenium and Chrome webdriver on Windows 10. I like to have a GUI up for debugging purposes, but my code keeps bringing the browser into focus. Specifically, lines like driver....
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Iframe not visible while running tests through Docker (Ubuntu Base Image)

I am having issues with IFrame element not visible on Chrome running on headless mode while running tests through Docker Containers based of the Ubuntu OS. Exact same test code is running fine on the ...
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How to initialise the PageObject Class using PageFactory only ONCE in a Step Definition Class in a Selenium Webdriver + Cucumber project?

I am making a Regression suite Automation project using Selenium Webdriver, Java, Cucumber, Maven etc. Now, the problem is that I have multiple Page Object classes that I initialise again and again ...
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How to disable Chrome Automation Extension via Selenium (Java)

I have a requirement to disable the "chrome automation extension" while running my selenium scripts. Can someone suggest me an approach to disable this extension using Selenium. [ Note: I ...
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java.lang.NullPointerException in Page object Model

I have created this program using TestNG and i'm getting this error java.lan*g.NullPointerException I have initialized the Webelement .But still i'm getting error POM.java package TestPOM; import java....
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How to configure path for file download in python-selenium

I have changed the path of file download from using below code. chromeOptions=Options() chromeOptions.add_experimental_option("prefs", {"download.default_directory": r"C:\...
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I want to enter text in search text box and click search icon or enter [duplicate]

I am facing the issue . Kindly assist. The HTML Code snippet is attached I am getting the error as Exception in thread "main" org.openqa.selenium.NoSuchElementException: no such element: ...
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Selenium/Linux throws exception "An unknown exception was encountered sending an HTTP request to the remote WebDriver server for URL "

I am trying to port some Selenium-Tests that I developed under windows (my main platform) to Linux (Ubuntu 19.10 in a VM). I must admit, I'm not too familiar with the environment, so I might be ...
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How to load multiple chrome extensions in Chrome browser using Selenium java?

I got the below code to open Chrome browser using Selenium with extension enabled. To enable multiple chrome extensions, do I need to repeat the steps or is there any simpler way? String ...
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How to log *everything* in Selenium/WebDriver/ChromeDriver

I am struggling with this stale-element-exception. Now I had the idea that I could perhaps maximize the logging in order to get a closer look on what's actually happening. I am instantiating the ...
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What does it mean to instantiate Webdriver in Selenium? [closed]

WebDriver driver = new ChromeDriver(); Now, when we "instantiate" Webdriver and create a reference variable and then assign the object returned to it, then does it mean that we have a new Chrome ...
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How to do right mouse click in protractor chrome?

After referring to: PROTRACTOR: Right click on link and open in NEW TAB I tried below code : describe('Right click', function () { it('test {Regression} {Sanity} {Sanity}', async ...
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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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java.lang.NullPointerException on my POM project. I have my Page factories initialized and cant figure out the issue [duplicate]

I am getting the following error message in my IntelliJ The "TestBase.java:33" and "LoginPageTest.java25" essentially both point to the if(browserName.equals("chrome")) line of code in the base ...
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Jmeter test plan is not running using chrome headless mode in jmeter

Further to the previous question Unable to execute the test plan using chrome driver headless mode in jmeter using selenium, I have added the explicit wait of 150 seconds and run the test plan with ...
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How to set Chrome driver for selenium/Webdriver in Jmeter non-gui using Command prompt?

I am executing the load test plan using the non-GUI mode of Jmeter and I want to set the chrome driver using non-GUI mode. I have used the below command for executing the test plan and storing the ...
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Problem with finding element with Selenium and Xpath

I have a problem that is very strange for me because the code that I wrote, I am quite sure should work! Config Details Chrome version: 80.0.3987.132 ChromeDrivers version: same as ...
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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 ...
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Timed out message receiving from renderer: 0.100 log messages using ChromeDriver and Chrome v80 through Selenium Java

I recently updated my chrome from v74 to v80. Now I am facing timeout messaging rending when I run my script which was running successfully on v74. My code : public static void main(String[] args) ...
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Google Chrome browser and driver versioning

I have a CI pipeline that runs my E2E tests, which the agent is prepared by: Install Google Chrome by brew (latest) Chromedriver is installed by chromedriver_binary python package (fixed version) ...
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Could I improve my code by opening multiple tabs?

I'm trying to scrape information from an array of links using selenium. Each of them take ~2 seconds to scrape, and it adds up to quite a while. Is it possible / worth trying to open the links in ...
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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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When i send string with send_keys() its taking substring in chrome driver (selenium python)

Hi all i'am facing problem with selenium (i'am using python) for chrome driver, when i send some string with .sendkeys( ) some time its taking first two characters and some time its taking first ...
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"chrome.window.onRemoved.addListener()" does not executes when webdriver.quit() is executed in Selenium with Python

I want to perform logic on chrome.window.onRemoved.addListener(), it works exactly in chrome browser development environment and in selenium when performed with browser UI of selenium test, but when I ...
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How to add an argument to my BaseTest ChromeDriver Instance?

I have a selenium framework with a BaseTest class. In the BaseTest class we instantiate a ChromeDriver instance which contains various arguments. These are part of the @BeforeMethod (using TestNG). My ...
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How to jump between two different elements located same level?

In the google chrome inspector console enter the xpath: $x("/html/body/div/div/footer/md-toolbar/div/div[2]/img[2]/../../../../../../..//*[@id='input_15']") the console returns the element, ...
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ChromeDriver FlashPolicyHelper does not work remotely

We're using the new FlashPolicyHelper(driver).addSite("https://your.site") In order to bypass the getFlash prompt when trying to navigate to our websites that use Flash. However this does not ...
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Selenium un-enable to find element

I have been through every selenium related page on here but not much else I can really try. I am trying to click on the text link but It gives me 'org.openqa.selenium.WebDriverException: chrome not ...
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How to autoupdate Chrome-driver in Selenium?

Every now and then when the Chrome is updated, the existing chrome driver used in the script becomes invalid and the below error message is displayed: selenium.common.exceptions....