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

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Controlling database state in Selenium UI Testing

We have a big test suite with around 300+ tests. Now a days we are manually restoring database and creating few Data Objects and hard coding some data to feed into the tests. However, there are a lot ...
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Can I use Eclipse for .Net application with Selenium jars?

My application is developed using .Net and now I need to automate this application using Selenium. So, please guide me which Selenium jar and IDE I have to use to do automation. I know, for Java ...
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Can/should ChromeDriver be installed on the same PATH (usr/bin) as Python, easy_install, etc.?

The Selenium WebDriver for Python video I'm watching instructs me to copy ChromeDriver to /usr/local/bin. When I view my $PATH, I can see /usr/local/bin, but if I cd to /usr/local/bin it says the ...
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How to setup selenium , projects and eclipse at one central point like server so multiple tester can write automation code at same time?

I want to set Eclipse, Selenium and our projects at some central level from where other tester can access code, modify code, update code etc. Until now I was alone doing automation scripting to my ...
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Integrating Selenium Webdriver tests written in Java to SpiraTest

I'm interested in SpiraTest's and Selenium Webdriver's collaboration. My objective - launch a Selenium test written in Java on Eclipse. Can the SpiraTest quality management tool run .exe or .bat files ...
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Blurred screenshots with Selenium Webdriver

Please refer to the link to see what kind if screenshots I get - http://goo.gl/uDIyf3 instead of http://goo.gl/BQy1hI . Not sure what could be wrong here as the same code has been working for me on ...
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Python selenium - how can I loop a function to make 100 Copy accounts using different emails

How can I loop a different string into the email field, or a variable without actually having to make a list that consist of 100 different emails. For example is there a way i can send money@qa.test ...
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Testing automation - identify a button using contains

I need to make a test to login on 5 different sites. The issue is that some of them have a login button, and the others display directly the login form, to fill the username and password. The only ...
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Website with complex functionalities?

I'm tired of test automation because I don't feel challenged anymore. 99% of all automation I work with is straight forward, with click and type and no heavy logic. Any tips on websites with very ...
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Page Factory @FindBy

I am currently learning page object model (POM) and I am trying to access a specific web element using @FindBy but I am not sure how to correctly write the syntax for my element into @FindBy? What I ...
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Not able to execute 700 Test Cases on Firefox and Chrome

I created page object model framework using Selenium Web Driver,TestNG and ANT. Problem: Single Test case is executed successfully but while executing them together some test cases fail. Reason: ...
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How to Retrieve the password from the password text box

How to retrieve the password from the password text box. I tried by using below code but it's not working. driver.findElement(By.id("Passwd")).getAttribute("value") This is the HTML code of the ...
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Finding Element on a webapplication built using frames

I am using Java with Selenium Webdriver. I am currently writing a script to verify a contact has been added to a contact list from a form. The workflow is: The menu of our application uses Angular js ...
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How to find real world Selenium projects

Where can I find sample or real Selenium projects. All the material I can find on github and on internet are basic, and never intermediate or advanced. How does a real Selenium project look in real ...
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Selenium IDE - Captured screen shot comparision

I have two images - one is a screenshot of my application; the other is a reference image. How can I compare the two of them to determine if they are the same?
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How to wait for ajax calls using a selenium command

I'm using the selenium ide to create test cases. Will the "AndWait" commands wait for an ajax operation to complete? Is there a specific command that can help with this? I prefer to use the selenium ...
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PageObject. Should I initialize all pages at start or not?

Java + Webdriver + PageObject. I have a question about pages organization. At this moment I have class which contains all pages in the project. At start all pages are initializing, and it looks like ...
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How can I automate a test scenario of account expiry or account at different time transition?

I have an application where trial credentials expires after a week and if user tries to login after that, they see only few things enabled.This is one of the example. Similarly, verifying expiry of ...
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Webdriver : How to switch to a specific window?

I came across many solutions for switching between windows, one of them is: Set<String> allWindows = driver.getWindowHandles(); for(String currentWindow : allWindows){ driver.switchTo()....
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Selenium webdriver with python - cannot find dynamic content

I'm new to Selenium and have searched for a solution for this, but cannot find one. I am trying to drill down into a nav containing a collapsable directory tree. The folder nodes' content starts as ...
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Selenium Webdriver: How can I avoid the error “ElementNotVisibleException” when trying to select option in dropdown list?

How can I select an item Option 3 in drop down as below? <span class="k-widget k-dropdown k-header form-control required" style="padding: 0px;" unselectable="on" role="listbox" aria-haspopup="...
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How to test whether embedded third-party content within my web app is correct?

The example is Google Maps. Let's say I want to make certain that the code that I've written for placing markers on the map is correct. Is there an established way to test this? Ideally I would want ...
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Cannot capture the warning message: NoAlertException

When I try to capture "warning message", the NoAlertException is being thrown. For example I enter a user name and wrong password and click on "submit" button; now a message will be displayed saying "...
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Internet Explorer and proxy PAC file problem

I'm having trouble with making IE use proxy pac file. But it works ok with Firefox and Chrome. What I do: 1) Prepare proxy config proxyPacFile = "file:///" + proxyPacFile; Proxy proxyPAC = new ...
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send testng report(emailable-report.html) file through mail after executing all test cases

I am trying to send an email after executing the test cases with an attachment of testng generated emailable-report.html file ,But I am resulting in error. please find the stack trace here and do ...
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Is it possible to convert Telerik test studio tests to selenium?

After a change of tooling, we now have a combination of Telerik test studio tests and selenium tests. Is it possible to covert Telerik test studio into Selenium WebDriver tests?
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How to click a checkbox with Selenium Python without an id? [duplicate]

How do I click a checkbox with Selenium Python, if I don't have any id which defines the checkbox?
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Want to capture data after the search action using Selenium WebDriver

I am working on a ERP application where I have to click on a 'Search' button after which it will give me list of data. I want to automate that using WebDriver. The Search tab is empty before the ...
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Is it worth it to learn an automated testing software as a Java web developer?

I want to learn Selenium web driver (or JUnit), but I'm hesitating on whether to learn it or not because my work is not focused on testing. I do maintain and develop Java web based applications and as ...
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Selenium framework using C# and excel

I am new to automation (Selenium ). I am working as manual tester and recently got a task related to selenium automation. I have basic knowledge of selenium and very good knowledge of C#. I can ...
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SafariDriver is not responding after opening a URL

I am trying to run SafariDriver to automate google pages. What I find is the driver opens the URL and loads the home page, but after that the driver is not responding and WebDriver is timing out. ...
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How to get the text present between <H2> tag

I am trying this: String str = "//*[@id="Result"]/h2"; WebElement vele = driver.findElement(By.cssSelector(str)); String vin = vele.toString(); System.out.println("Vin is"+vin); The result is: [[...
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Select a dropdown element with dynamic ID using Webdriver, C# [duplicate]

I have a situation I'm trying to handle. I am using webdriver, C#. when I tried using the CSSSelector it is just reading the parameter as a string. Kindly look into it.This is the HTML. <div class=...
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Are Selenium functional tests reliable enough to be worthwhile?

I'm finding that regardless of how solid my tests scripts are, I still have tests that fail (falsely), even though they worked just fine before. I'm not talking about if markup changes (although that ...
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Jmeter plugin webdriver sampler

JMeter web driver is used for measuring performance metrics of browsers, but it requires writing of scripts. Is there any way I could record these scripts?
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Selenium Webdriver: How can I getText() if there's another text within div?

I have the following html: <div class="dialog-components"> <h2 class="dialog-title"> <div class="help-link"> <a href="http://google.com">Helps</a> </...
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selenium click stop working after several iteration

I have a test that clicks on a preview link > opens up a window and I do some sort of test in that newly open window. I then close that window and click on the preview link again and repeat. Let's ...