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Questions tagged [selenium-webdriver]

Used for questions about using Selenium WebDriver, a browser automation framework frequently used to automate testing in a browser.

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Which is faster: creating a method to reference a web element by label text, or directly referencing the element via a UI?

The automation framework I'm working within has a method in the PageObject file to return a WebElement by its label text: getSubTab : { value : function(value){ return this.navTabs.filter(...
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Unable to enter text in Twitter using Selenium Webdriver

I'm trying to automate Tweeting using Selenium Webdriver in Chrome. I can login and click the Tweet button, opening the Compose new Tweet box, but when I try to enter text with element.sendKeys(...
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How to get XPath for the text after the <b> tags

I Need to get XPath for the following, to get the text after the <b> tags <li class="SpacedOut"> <b>Name 6:</b> "ABC" <b>Name 1:</b> "BCD" <b>Name ...
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How to catch a spinner?

Note: This is intended as a Q and A post for sharing successful strategies. Please, feel free to add more solutions! Problem background: Automating a web application Tester with limited access to ...
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Error shown when trying to put dropdown list values onto Excel sheet using Selenium WebDriver & Apache POI

Scenario :- I have an HTML File that contains a drop down list containing some values in it. I need to add the values of dropdown list onto Excel sheet using Selenium Apache POI. I have written ...
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Issue using xpath

I'm having an issue. I'm using Selenium and PyCharm. Website: https://www.expedia.com/ I'm trying to click() on the "Search" button. I used these: driver.find_element(By.ID, "search-button-hp-...
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How to handle SSL certificates in chrome using Selenium?

I am trying to post something on facebook using selenium. But after successfully logged in, i am getting SSL certificate to allow or block the notification of Facebook. I am not aware how to handle ...
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How I can calculate the sum of items that are stored in main Id and then sub_id in that main Id

Look at the image here you can see the Dom that how its showing one main div with ID and then item are there in that div. I have to calculate all the items on a page that are shown to user. These ...
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Is there an argument for chromedriver to accept notifications?

I am using Nightwatch to run my chromedriver, and I need to accept notifications through the browser. I have found this list of chromedriver arguments, but I haven't been able to find any that ...
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Automating Schema Validation on Page Source / Java+Selenium WebDriver+Serenity [on hold]

I do schema validations on source page a lot. I need to automate it now for my team. Does anyone have an idea how to do it? Should I use 3rd party tools for that or is there anyway to do directly in ...
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Either its possible to get and show a value from front end in selenium Java. If so, then how I can do this

I am testing a website and I need to perform some action on the basis of Price. It is showing price in Remaining Budget. I want to check the remaining budget and then on the basis of it want to ...
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Extent Report : [TestNG] Reporter x.x.ExtentReportListener.ExtentReport@afc191 failed java.lang.NullPointerException

Getting nullPointer exception in extent report . Help me on this issue unable to trace the root cause Using extent report 2.41.0 Here is the my log: [TestNG] Reporter com.psiexams.base....
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How to read elements in gridview with multiple div by selenium

I am new to automation. I have some xpath: //*[@id="1558256562137-grid-container"]/div[2]/div/div[1]/div/div/div[9]/div[1]/button[2] //*[@id="1558256562137-grid-container"]/div[2]/div/div[2]/div/...
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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 can I close alert message by enter action through keyboard?

I'm looking for a different way to close an alert message other than accept() or dismiss() methods. How can I close an alert message by entering action through the keyboard?
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Capture arguments of onclick() javascript call using Selenium Java

I am writing a selenium script in Java to capture the arguments passed in JavaScript onclick() call/method. Attached is the image in which method/function name is highlighted. Now, In this method ...
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How do I store a value in a global variable and then use it in subsequent steps of a scenario in protractor cucumber typescript based project

I want to retrieve a value in 'Given' function and then store it in a global variable so that the value is accessible in subsequent steps of a scenario in protractor cucumber typescript based ...
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How can we run only selected testcases from extent.html report in selenium webdriver?

I'am running testng suite and then extent.html report is being generated. Now I want to customize my report like; i should be able to select only failed testcases in my report and then should be able ...
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How to run selenium script recorded using Selenium IDE along with jMeter?

Here are the steps I have followed so far.... 1) Recorded steps using Selenium IDE 2) Then I export it (".side" file) into a java(junit 4) file. 3) Created a maven project and add necessary ...
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Get serenity html reports parallel during execution

Am using serenity with cucumber. Here the html report created for each scenario is with random string. My questions: 1. Can we rename those individual html report by scenario name?. 2. Is the ...
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Selenium | Locate elements via custom attribute

I'm new to test automation with Selenium (Python) and just wondering if it makes sense to locate elements on webpages via a custom attribute? In some places the IDs of the elements are generated and ...
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Selenium WebDriver gives the same window handle across multiple Firefox browser sessions

We use different profiles to test different features of our system. If we open new multiple FF sessions (each with it's own profile), Selenium Webdriver only uses 1 window handle identifier. (pseudo ...
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Interview Preparation

How can prepare for quality automation analyst (1 yr exp) interview? Actually this is the final round. They've said like there will be a technical discussion and soft skills with the QA lead and ...
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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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Why can't resolve NaN in Selenium script?

I have recorded some functions using Selenium IDE and exported test into java file. I have used "wait for element visible" condition when performing action in order to assert a notification. ...
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What is the best approach to manage Precondition for set of tests

Lets say I have a set of tests which depends on a precondition. Should I automate the precondition or manually perform the precondition data? If I automate the precondition test and execute them ...
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if/else condition is not working as expected

WebElement radio= driver.findElement(By.xpath("//[@id=\"mydiv\"]/form/div[1]/div[3]/label")); if (radio.isSelected()){ Thread.sleep(2000); driver.findElement(By.xpath("//*[@id=\"mydiv\"]/form/...
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How to use assertion to compare both different size of the rows?

I want both size of the rows shouldn't be matched. int firstnum = 0; List<WebElement> preRoutlList = driver.findElements(By.xpath("//*[@id='txBottomTable']/table/tbody/tr")); ...
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How to read data from JSON file , Then Pass these values on web application form with the help of Xpath Locators and Then Write it in Excel file?

Steps : Can you suggest the approach or share some sample script 1.Read data from JSON file - Method to Provide Data (JsonReader.getdata) - Get file location & File Name 2.In @Test(...
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Able to find xpath, but trying to click button throws exception

I tried to click on an element using the code below but it is throwing Exception: No Such Element Selections WebElement clear=driver.findElement(By.xpath(PageUtility.OPEN_LOCATION_POPUP_XPATH)); ...
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How to check that field is drop down or a text field. First find that filed by id or class then want to send data into that field [duplicate]

issue is that i have some custom fields and you are not sure that how many field may be there. Secondly your are not sure that field is drop down or text field. Third one is that a field may b ...
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How to validate that an object (whose locator we don't know since it is not present) is not present in a page

Let's say I want to verify that an upload button is not present in a page. I cannot use any locator here since I don't know the object locator value. So how do I assert in my test that it is never ...
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Adding Chrome extension in Selenium / Python / Ubuntu

I am having problems in adding extensions in Chrome before Selenium tests, using Python. On the code side, it's pretty simple: options = Options() options.add_extension(/path/to/extension) webdriver....
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Access Denied when trying to automate the MakeMy trip website using Selenium

I am trying to automate the MakeMy trip website using Selenium Webdriver in Java with Google Chrome. My script is failing once I click on the Search button. Error message: Access Denied You don't ...
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Unable to pass dynamic xpath in repository file?

My code is : for (int z = 0; z < rows.size(); z++) { rows.get(z).findElement(By.xpath("//*[@class='ng-scope'][" + (z + 1) + "]//*[@placeholder='Stop Name']")).sendKeys(shuttleObj.getStopArea()); ...
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Getting nullpointer exception for 2nd test case working fine for login

Driver set to null for 2nd test case, working fine for login. Driver class: public class Driver { private static WebDriver driver;; /** * * @return * @throws Exception */ public static ...
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Click the last but one checkbox

In a page there are n number of checkboxes. Each time the page refreshes the list of checkboxes will also be refreshed and can be a different size. How do I click the second last (last but one) ...
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Compilation error when extending class and defining a method

I am getting compilation error when I am extending Loginpage class through Loginbusiness, define a method but compilation throws an error to remove illegal identifiers(eg. public) and also for ...
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Selenium. Chrome v74. Freezing after cookies deletion

After updating Chrome to 74.0.3729.131, problems are appeared. Using webdrivermanager 3.4.0 for managing chromedriver. public class UiTestBase { public static WebDriver driver = null; public ...
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How to deal with ui-sref in Selenium

The Context: I'm using selenium in java to click on a link to navigate to the other page of the application. The Problem: The application is made in angular-js wherein I tried to click on the Link,...
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Error: Vuser failed to initialize extension java_int.dll

I am working on running a script on performance center. For that, I have followed these steps: I have integrated LoadRunner with Eclipse. Saved the Selenium script and converted into LoadRunner then ...
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Code can't be executed after running click method

After being run click function , i don't know why but the next sendKeys function can't be executed. eclipse is getting stuck and after a while, i'm facing with "timeout waiting for page to load" error....
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Email code modifications needed

Below is the email code to send Reports after execution and one method put is used, that's generating error. How to defined that put method to successful Test execution and test report sends ...
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Unable to find the correct xpath for input field?

Unable to locate the element. <div class="col-md-4"> <label class="radio-inline"> <input type="radio" name="routing_option" data-ng-model="generateRoutes" data-ng-value="'...
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Strange drop down automation problem - multiple select

I've tried for days to figure this one out. I have a selector that I can't figure out. It seems to be a regular select statement with multiple options but when clicking one option directly it ...
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Selenium Error - The HTTP request to the remote WebDriver timed out after 60 seconds after clicking install button

while creating my test using c# and selenium i ran into a issue i haven't had before. the test basically opens the web site, logs in as admin, and within the admin page i than have to install a plugin ...
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How to select an element whose id/number is dynamic and keeps changing

I have a number that comes to my email that I would like to copy and save but the number keeps changing all the time. If I take the xpath it will contain that number (//b[contains(.,'821016')]) and I ...
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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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Firefox throws an error message through WebDriverManager

Firefox is mostly working, but the last test case failed - it won't click on an element. unable to read VR Path Registry is the error message. In Internet Explorer, it loads the browser, sometimes ...