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Page Object is a design pattern used when creating browser automation.

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Selecting element value from drop down list with selenium using POM

I'm trying to make a simple test to register in website - https://www.midomi.com/. I'm using c# and selenium but have stuck in selecting values from a dropdown list using Page object model. My project ...
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Page Object Model from scratch: Best Practices?

Background So I am sure this will probably get a lot of opinions but I am sure there are some things people with they thought of when starting to implement an automation framework from scratch, which ...
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How to perform mouse hover in selenium java using page object model approach?

I have automated some test cases mentioned at https://www.techlistic.com/2019/08/automate-buy-product-using-selenium.html For second test case mentioned at given link, I have written code for mouse ...
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Which is preferred in selenium, writing tests by page or functionality?

Should we write scripts that work 'page by page' or 'by functionality' which may mean several pages? if it’s page by page how do we verify the success criteria for any element? if it’s by ...
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Is the Page Object Pattern the ideal approach for browser automation for a website which has a frontend that has nested frames?

I'm confronted with a web application which has a front-end that has frames in frames in frames. Regarding automated UI Tests with Selenium and Cucumber, is the Page Object Pattern the right approach ...
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Playwright: Implementing Page Object Patter into Framework

Recently I have been asking questions regarding Playwright and so far the community has been very helpful. I hope that my question and answers provided will be in use for people who are just starting ...
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Which is the correct page object model design and why?

Issue: The target webpage has many buttons in the page and adding separate abstraction for each method like , click button1 , button2 etc feels like unnecessary and just creates additional lines of ...
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What is the good practice to instantiate page object in POM and PageObjectFactory?

I am practising POM and Page Object factory. I would like to learn good practices in instantiating the pages. till now I am Instantiating the pages from test class (e.g. TC_01_Register.java) using the ...
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JavascriptExecutor.executeScript(“arguments[”+index+“].click();”, elementName) does not work

I'm using IntelliJ IDEA 2020.1 Community Edition for automated testing. The issue seems simple enough. I have a Search drop-down menu which also contains a Search menu option (among other options). ...
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How many tests to include when using Page object model

I've created a basic test for checking if some article is displayed and I have a question regarding Page object model. In my solution, I've testing page, base page, map page with element id's, and ...
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Can't use if condition using selenium webdriver

I've got the following situation: I want to fill a field which is displayed some times and others don't. So, to solve this I used a if condition along with page objects. public static WebElement ...
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How do I extract the inner element in Selenium?

I am new to Selenium and C#, which we are using right now. I am also new to using the Page Object model, to make our codes readable. Though I am having troubles using the FindsBy, so my original code ...
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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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Scrape items from an HTML list

When Catalog receives a fragment for a book category, it seems to my eyes, to be just list items. For space, I didn't include that output. How can I ensure that only categories which belong to the ...
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Java + Selenium + log4j: How to write generic function for Logging in pagefactory? Possible?

I have written a selenium framework using page object design pattern. To make it better I am also using PageFactory. Example: BasePage.java @FindBy(xpath= FinalLocators.userName) WebElement uname; @...
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How do I get the disabled state of a Submit button after click, but before page reload?

The code I am attempting to test prevents double submitting of a form by detecting the click event via Javascript and disabling the button. To clarify, the sequence of events is as follows: Navigate ...
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I created a small POM framework in selenium but it doesnt seem to be recognizing my locators in the Test and also multiple browsers are opened

Here are the details: Question 1 : When I run my test, locators are not identified from the locators file? why? But when I added the driver.findElement(By.) in my test , it identifies though. ...
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Can we use Data Driven approach with Page Object model using Page Factory, any example or link will help

Can we use Data Driven approach with Page Object model using Page Factory, any example or link will help. I am trying to implement POM with PageFactory but at the same time I want to make it data ...
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Setting up Page Objects with python and seem to be getting every error possible

Project structure: WebTeam __init__.py BasePage.py UIMap.py Pages: __init__.py Common.py ContactPage.py test: __init__.py CompetitorsTest.py CreateAnonData.py ...
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Does page factory pattern improve Selenium test performance

Is there any major performance difference between the traditional way of finding web elements vs using the page factory pattern? public WebElement username=driver.findElement(username).sendKeys(...
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POM + PF on project with web and responsive mobile web

I am using Selenium POM (page object model) with PF (page factory) for various desktop web browser tests. I just started quest - testing responsive mobile web on real mobile devices. I already have ...
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Page Object Design: Is there a Javascript equivalent to Ruby gem “site_prism”

I'd like to know if there is a framework in Javascript (NodeJS) for Protractor which supports a clean way to define the Page Object Elements on a Page Object as site_prism does. I've already checked ...
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WebDriver - Using loadablecomponent design for URLs with query parameters

For example, if the URL is - http://blah.com?origin=home&id=54&level=2. This could be a dynamically generated link on a webpage with 'id' and 'level' values from the DB. Now if I want to use ...
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How to inspect an element with multi attributes by OR operator in Page Objects model in watir?

I have a problem when trying to find an element with the different attribute as sample bellow <i>bold</i> Sometime <i class='icon'/i> I want to try inspecting this element with OR ...
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How to Implement Page Object and Page Factory Pattern in Selenium Webdriver?

I am a beginner in learning selenium Webdriver. I am not able to understand how page object and factory models works and how it can be beneficial? Kindly help me explain it with detailed explanation....
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How could I improve my page objects for this iterator assertion?

I am writing a e2e test for my front end web app with webdriver.io and node/javascript. Specifically, I want to improve my page objects. I have a dropdown that has two items(two rows of items) in a ...
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Page Object Model: Handling Large Forms [duplicate]

So i've ran into what is probably a common issue when designing a page object model based framework. For this specific example I am using Cypress (So JavaScript) but the problem exists for all PoM ...
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Page Object Model how much abstraction? [duplicate]

When developing a page object model, the whole intention is generally to abstract the page into methods that keeps code reusable and increase readability. Something I often get stuck on how high of a ...
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Selenium WebDriver - should explicit waits be held in the test method or within the page object?

As the question title says: If you're putting a test together and you need to wait for an item to be displayed (as an example), is it best to put the explicit wait within the test or against the page? ...
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java.lang.NullPointerException problem in Selenium Test

I'm learning Selenium POM with Junit and ran into a problem. java.lang.NullPointerException at MainPage.clickSignIn(MainPage.java:27) at MainPageTest.signInTest(MainPageTest.java:28) My class: ...
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Using existing framework for new PoM framework bad practice? [duplicate]

So I am implementing my own Page Object Model framework for a web application. It's my first time writing my own framework but I think I for the most part understand how I need to write it. The ...
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Page Object Model: need help with tests that uses more than 1 page object - Appium-Java-TestNG

I have a framework based on POM model. I am able to write test that only uses elements from 1 page but when I need to access elements from another page tests fail because I think it uses the wrong ...
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Why doesn't 'this.driver = driver', do the same as 'PageFactory.initElements(driver,this)'?

I have a page object with im trying to instantiate so that I can perform methods on it in my tests like goto etc. But when I try to use it with PageFactory.initElements(driver,this);. The browser ...
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PoM Design/Architecture questions

Apologies if this is an improper question, as it's actually a multi-part question (But it seems like unnecessary clogging of the site to make multiple posts). Im writing my first PoM framework, it's ...
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Selenium PageFactory vs Page Object Model

I've created a framework in C# using the Page Object Model for fun and am now creating a framework in Java to learn Jenkins etc... also for fun. I have come across the PageFactory concept for Java ...
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I am getting java.lang.NullPointerException while executing my test case

I am getting java.lang.NullPointerException while executing my test case , I am using Page Object Modle with PageFactory ,following are the code snippets TestBase Class: ackage com.base; import ...
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Protractor right approach to page object model

On Investigating on protractor page object model, i came across the below two approaches: First: var AngularHomepage = function() { var nameInput = element(by.model('yourName')); var greeting =...
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Advice or articles about unit testing page objects and related UI test infrastructure code

Does anyone write unit tests for page objects and related UI test infrastructure? If so, what suggestions do you have for designing those unit tests? Do you mock WebDriver instances, or take another ...
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How can I keep the variable alive across the project globally?

I have a BaseClass.java which extends PageObject.java class i.e. net.serenitybdd.core.pages.PageObject; Then I have two Page classes LoginPage.java and ProfilePage.java, these two also extending the ...
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Representing Complex Objects for Page Object Model?

So this is sort of a follow up question to me previous question: Page Object Model: How much abstraction is necessary? In an effort to make my test scripts simpler and methods easier (since ...
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Page Object Model: How much abstraction is necessary?

So i've been working on a Page Object Model framework for a large web application for our current company. It's the first time i've made my own framework and implemented the page object model. Im ...
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How to deal with huge PageObject using POM in Selenium?

I've got a question about dealing with huge PageObject. In the website that I'm currently testing there is a form with circa 50 inputs/dropdowns/selects. In the current state my class got about 900 ...
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To use direct page URL or complete path?

My question is which approach is recommended when writing automation test for testing something like filters present on page no.3? Should I directly use url of page no.3 in my test file and test ...
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How to use Page Objects in this scenario?

I have a website with a home page that requires a user to be authorized or logged in to see all pages of the website. If you try to access the home page, but you are not logged in, then the website ...
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Selenium WebDriver “Cannot instantiate class ” error is coming

Below is my Base Class: package com.mercury.qa.base; import java.io.FileInputStream; import java.io.FileNotFoundException; import java.io.IOException; import java.util.Properties; import java.util....
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How to design automation framework when the app to be tested has 500 web pages?

I have a web application which has around 500 pages. Can we use POM framework and if so, is it a good practice? if not, please suggest some ideas.
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Replacement of @Findby in pagefactory for dynamic value with locator

I like to use POM pattern with page factory and in fact I have been using it since long in my various automation frameworks. Some time I am facing issue where I have to write text based xpaths in ...
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How to parameterize locator in Selenium

I am new to selenium, And In my scenario I need to select a product for list of products in the page. And Product name to select is a test data. Now my query is,Can I create Object in Class level ( ...
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Getting 'java.lang.NullPointerException' on executing test Cases

import org.openqa.selenium.WebDriver; import org.testng.Assert; import org.testng.annotations.AfterMethod; import org.testng.annotations.BeforeMethod; import org.testng.annotations....
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How can I test if a page object yml file has orphaned keys using rspec?

I like using page objects through a yaml file with name:locator pairs One problem I run into is that over time as the locators file grows, test cases are changed or removed and we end up with ...