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How to set cypress to automatically detect proxy for automated executions?

I have a cypress test and its not loading the website properly. When I manually open the website using chrome, the website is working ok. Also I can find that my chrome proxy setting is set as "...
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Issue connecting Cypress to Postgres database

I'm running into an issue connecting to the database using cypress-postgres. The server has multiple databases along with multiple schemas. I tried multiple plugins, but can't find a solution that ...
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Cypress - Identify when page is fully loaded

I am new to Cypress, but wanted to capture the time from visiting a page, up until the page is fully rendered and available to use. I understand I can use the Window: load event to identify when the ...
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Cypress: cy.type() requires a valid time with the format with the format HH:mm, HH:mm:ss or HH:mm:ss.SSS

I am automating using cypress, there is a time input in the application. The html of it as follows: <label>Time</label> <input data-testid="time" type="time" name=&...
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Testing Stripe payment integration using Cypress

We've recently implemented Stripe for customers to checkout. However, using Cypress to automate our regression tests was incredibly painful as the fields are inside an iframe (and, for some reason, ...
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Conditional testing on checkbox in Cypress

I have a checkbox which I want to check if it is not checked and want to uncheck it if it is checked in Cypress. How can I do that?
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How can I create a test starter page for Cypress

I'm having a hard time finding any information on creating a basic HTML page from which I can start my Cypress tests. I want to create a simple page with a few options/buttons for running different ...
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How to return a value from a then() block and use it in another then block in cypress

cy.get('div:nth-child(1) > div:nth-child(1) > div.MuiGrid-root.MuiGrid-item.MuiGrid-grid-xs-6 > div > span.MuiChip-label').then(($today) => { const today=$today.text() cy....
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How to get list of disabled elements on page using Cypress

How to get a list of disabled elements on a page using Cypress? Thanks in advance.
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Test Coverage Report in Cypress

I write my test cases in Confluence and then automate them in Cypress. I was wondering is there any way I can get the test coverage report. I already looked into Istanbul but it is for code coverage. ...
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Whats the best approach to select elements for automated testing?

I read following in cypress's best practices. Anti-Pattern: Using highly brittle selectors that are subject to change. Best Practice: Use data-* attributes to provide context to your selectors and ...
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Encountered error performing sign in: [auth/popup-blocked] Unable to establish a connection with the popup. It may have been blocked by the browser

I have a vue application. In this application, there is a firebase social login function and it works well. I am going to have a test for social login with cypress. But it doesn't work well. After ...
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End to end application tests when separate repo for the front-end and back-end tests

We have separate repos for the backend and the front end. The backend which is just microservices has its unit tests(jest), microservice integration tests(jest), and microservice end-to-end tests(jest)...
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Running Cypress with Git Hub Actions

I want to run Cypress tests on Git Hub action. The GH page is enabled and the workflow seems to be passed: But when I click Actions I should see the workflows, instead, it shows "There are no ...
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Return multiple variables from custom command in Cypress

What I am trying to do: I have a custom command, inside which i am declaring few variables(boolean). I am setting the values for the variables as per my code. I wanna use the variables to assert in ...
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Cypress detects uncaught errors originated from application [closed]

My test was running successfully. I did not update anything, but suddenly my spec is failing. This is the error displayed: The funny thing is I don't see the a.focus on my cypress code and Cypress ...
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How do I deal with duplicated testing steps in Cypress?

Writing test cases using Cypress and Cucumber. I have a few test cases written in Cucumber Syntax like following: @focus Scenario: All Accessibility tabs (Color scheme, Font size, Zoom) are visible ...
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How to wait the loading spinner disappears in Cypress

When I run Cypress, the page of my application shows the loading spinner spinning indefinitely. While it is spinning the other components of the page are not displayed, so I need this spinner to ...
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Handle web tables with Shadow DOM in Cypress

I am struggling to make Cypress see my web table that is in a Shadow DOM. My test Scenario is: After I type invalid data on the search bar, e.g 'oo', Cypress ensures that the table is empty, this ...
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XHR requests are cancelled in Cypress

My test in Cypress does the following: Do the login On the next page clicks a button The button clicked in step 2, Cypress starts to load the correct URL but then the landing page (login screen from ...
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How to simulate a simple keypress in Cypress

Working on webpage test automation with Cypress atm. Ran into a problem. I need to simulate a pressing of the ESCAPE key from a user. Cypress has its own type() method, but it is required to chain ...
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How to handle menu bar in Cypress

I am trying to click the search bar either on the sidebar <im-sidebar class="hydrated"> or top menu <nav_class = "top-menu">. This is the code So I tried: cy.get('....
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Breaking a loop after resolving a promise

I am writing a program to check the health endpoint of one of our APIs. So, before starting execution, I try to hit the health endpoint 5 times. If I get the desired response code during the 5 ...
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Shall I put my e2e tests and performance test frameworks on the same repository?

I am using Cypress for my e2e tests and k6 for my performance tests. They are both in Javascript and access the same config json files (I use this for my environment variables). The folder structure ...
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What is the extent that the cypress.io has support for iframe related scripting?

I am trying out to use cypress.io tool for my web automation. My application has iframes and cypress.io on their website has mentioned that it has limited support for iframe pages. I wrote the ...
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How to avoid repeated requests in Cypress tests

Since aliases are cleared after each test (it) when using Cypress, it seems subsequent tests needs to execute the same request again and again, while I would prefer to get it only once. This can be ...
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How to run a web browser automated test in mobile mode using cypress version 5?

I want to run my browser tests against tablet versions of a release targeting iOS tablets-how can i script it in cypressio or is it possible in alternation web automation tools? The objective to write ...
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How to get cookie value in cypress from a cy.request response?

I am using the following before my test to try and get a cookie value from the request cy.request({ method:'GET', url:`https://test:test!@mf-test-magento19.test.com/meat/meat-...
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How can Cypress be seen as an End-to-end testing tool when it cannot travel across different domains?

I want to use cypress as an alternative to webdriver.io but I am struggling to get my arguments across to the rest of my team as it cannot travel across other superdomains whereas Webdriver.io does ...
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Assert that options (text) in drop down are unique

I’m creating test in cypress using typescript, I’m not sure how to assert that all options in drop down are unique - I found bug where is situation that values are duplicated multiple times - it’s a ...
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Trouble with assertions when testing PDF files

Objective: To find distinctive data that has been encoded in a pdf and write assertions using cypress to ensure data accuracy. Observed Behavior: Assertions that have been written do not execute. I ...
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Is it considered an anti-pattern for me to group Cypress test steps this way?

Writing end2end tests with Cypress and cucumber, on a high level the test cases are as following: Feature: Users can change color scheme @focus Scenario: The user changes color scheme from Black ...
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Accessing elements within a Frame in Cypress

I am trying to interact with elements within a frame. <frame name="content" scrolling="AUTO" src="empty.jsp"> #document <html lang="en">...
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Accessing element within a frame, nested within tables in Cypress

I've written two custom functions to allow Cypress to access a frame and select a menu item from this code: <frame name="leftFrame" scrolling="YES" noresize="" src=...
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In Gherkin files, should I repeat the steps in the previous scenario if my following scenario depends on it?

I have read about the Cardinal Rule of BDD from various places when writing Gherkin files. In many of these examples, they have the following scenarios in a feature file: Feature: Google Searching ...
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How can I measure the coverage of my E2E tests?

I'm looking for a way to measure the coverage of my end-to-end tests. I have some existing E2E tests already and I'm adding more test scenarios to it. But I would like to have a way to quantify the ...
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Hover on svg in cypress and test tooltip

Scenario: I have something similar: <svg viewBox="0 0 100 100" xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg"> <!-- Using g to inherit presentation attributes --> <g fill=&...
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visiting a dynamic link that opened in new tab in cypress

Scenario: While clicking a link/button in the application, a new tab is opened (with a dynamic url) Is there a way in cypress to test somethings in the newly opened tab? I cannot use cy.visit() as ...
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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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How to add two data attribute check in cypress?

Example: <div data-component="tab" data-value="first_tab"> </div> How can I get data-component="tab" and data-value="first_tab" together in cypress ...
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How do I automate the setting of Cypress environment variables on a windows machine via a text file?

On Unix and Mac machines, environmental variables can be read from .env files which have 'export' commands in them. For example: export USER_ENV=test export CLIENT=company In windows, there's no ...
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How to wait till all components are loaded in Cypress?

My Cypress test cases are working fine when I run from my system pointing to QA. But the scheduled builds from CI are failing randomly because sometimes the page is taking more time to load. I've ...
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End to End tests on multiple build agents?

I am using Cypress for end-to-end testing on a Web App, and for some browsers I noticed slight changes in the output when changing the build agent. It is something that I didn't even consider before, ...
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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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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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Cypress catch and validate a redirect

We're creating E2E tests in Cypress. One of our tests shows a list of banks to which you can be redirected to complete a payment. After clicking a specific bank with the following code: cy.get('....
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where to put cypress tests?

I am new to Cypress and trying to find the best practices for where to store our tests. I see there seems to be plenty of resources for how to organize folders to setup fixtures, tests, plugins, etc. ...
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What is the difference between the Selenium tool and the Cypress tool?

What is the difference between the Selenium tool and Cypress tool? How they both are works differently from each other?
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Assertions for CLI Commands in CI/CD environment

I am working with a Cypress testing framework in a CI/CD environment. There are several Cypress smoke tests that run each time my team pushes a build. However, I would like to add tests that make ...
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If else loop is not working/ element exists: cypress automation

I am new to cypress. I read some of the other if-else cypress related questions and yet fail to understand whats wrong with my code. What I am trying to accomplish: if "There are no results" found on ...
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