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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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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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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How to modify HTTP request header in Selenium WebDriver with Java?

I want to add "iv-user" request header to log into web app. I'm using the newest ChromeDriver. Using extensions like ModHeader or ModifyHeaders is not working in this case. Fiddler is working, but I ...
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“org.openqa.selenium.WebDriverException: unknown error: Chrome failed to start: exited abnormally” issue on jenkins(openshift) chrome node

I've been trying to run selenium codes over Jenkins (server/openshift). There is chrome node in the jenkins machine for Test Automation - Selenium. I'm getting this error: org.openqa.selenium....
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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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Unable to create new service - Selenium + Jenkins

I have an error in my Jenkins + Selenium integration, the Selenium Grid Version is 3.7.1 (Installed by default for the Jenkins Selenium Plugin). I'm using the last chromedriver version. When I run my ...
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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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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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Exception generated after exporting code as runnable jar

D:\RhythmFileDownload>java -jar fileDownload.jar Starting ChromeDriver 2.28.455520 (cc17746adff54984afff480136733114c6b port 36946 Only local connections are allowed. Apr 03, 2017 6:14:23 PM ...
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Selenium with Chrome mobile emulator- can't make interactions

I'm starting to get frustrated with Chrome emulator: Using JAVA + Selenium + TestNG I'm testing many of our web applications which runs on few browsers. On mobile browser we have a special design - ...
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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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Headless Chrome browser won't switch to next window (Selenium + Python)

So I have a test case: When clicking a button a new window is opened. To switch to that new window I use: window_after = self.driver.window_handles[1] self.driver.switch_to.window(window_after) When ...
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Selenium Webdriver fails to load browser through WebDriverManager

We can run our tests in different browsers in selenium Webdriver, previously we need to executable files to run our test in any browser. But now we can achieve without using exe files & with the ...
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unknown error: cannot create temp dir for unpacking extensions when trying to start Chrome from a LOCAL_SYSTEM service

We are trying to get our automated webtests working independently of what version of Chrome we're using. These automated tests work as follows: We have a Karaf container agent running as a service; ...
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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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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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Selenium: how to prevent a just-started Chrome window from receiving focus

Using Selenium + chromedriver on Linux, like so; chrome_options = Options() driver = webdriver.Chrome('/usr/bin/chromedriver',options=chrome_options) driver.get('https://www.somewebsite.com') Chrome ...
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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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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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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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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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Invalid Session id (Connect Failure) randomly when running automated tests

I've been new to automated test creation and have been dipping my hands on it recently. Every test seems to be running successfully individually except whenever I run them all together sequentially, ...
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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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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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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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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....
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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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How to control CEF3 portions of .NET project using Webdriver2?

We have a very large .NET project. This has been E2E/regression tested using QTP for 3 years. Eventually, our AUT is moving to the WEB. This process is expected to take a couple of years, it will be ...
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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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How do I close the browser window at the end of a Selenium test?

I have googled for the answer, but the .stop() so frequently mentioned doesn't work for me. The Chrome window the test was running in remains open. def test_getResults(self): sel = selenium('...
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UnreachableBrowserException: Could not start a new session. Possible causes are invalid address of the remote server or browser start-up failure

I am trying to launch Chrome browser with cucumber script and getting: I'm Using Cucumber Selenium Script Selenium - 2.53.1 [31mFailure in before hook:[0m[31mLoginWorkFlow_StepDefinition....
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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 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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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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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 set browser locale with chromedriver (Python)

I am trying to set my browser locale by doing the following options = webdriver.ChromeOptions() options.add_argument('--lang=es') driver = webdriver.Chrome(executable_path=driver_location, ...
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Drag and Drop does not work with headless chromedriver

I am automating drag and drop using Selenium and Java. Following is the code used for performing drag and drop using chrome driver in headless mode. Point classname = targetElement.getLocation(); int ...
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ChromeDriver : driver failed to parse value of getElementRegion - understanding the error

The chrome on my office Mac machine recently updated to 76+. Since then one of the tests, written in Protractor and CucumberJS, started failing to cite this error - WebDriverError: unknown error: ...
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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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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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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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[[TestNGClassFinder]] Unable to read methods on class

[[TestNGClassFinder]] Unable to read methods on class package.CreateCustomer - unable to resolve class reference org/openqa/selenium/WebDriver I have created a testNG program and run the program using ...
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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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Selenium + ChromeDriver + Headless Chrome - failed to wait for extension background page to load

I am using Selenium 3.10.0 + ChromeDriver 2.37.543619 + Google Chrome 65.0.3325.162 I have a browser extension that I need when testing: Browser extension I am running this code: ChromeDriver ...
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Chromedriver quit() method doesn't close all chrome.exe processes

When I am trying to close the chrome browser using driver.quit() and driver.close(), browser is getting closed but chromedriver.exe process is not getting closed. How can we remove these processes ...
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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 ...