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Web Scrape and Download Images with Python Xpath Problem

I am trying to download all images that appear in Google image search I am using "Selenium" with Python, Pycharm When I check Chrome developer tool to get Xpath i got the following: //[@id=&...
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What are the best practices for automating test cases in a dynamic web application with frequently changing UI elements?

I'm currently working on automating test cases for a dynamic web application, and I'm facing a challenge due to the frequent changes in UI elements. The application's UI components often undergo ...
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Looking for meaningful review of Leapwork

So I'm currently researching and comparing test automation tools, that would automate tests on the web (as in, testing a web site), and are relatively cheap and simple. One such tool I'm looking at is ...
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Open source web security testing tools

Are there any open source solutions for testing web security vulnerabilities? I am not looking to make my web application bullet proof since it'll be used internally at our organization. But I'd ...
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URL Verification software

I need to find a program, that can take a list of URLs and actually run them to see where they go. For example: Take - www.example.com and see if it goes to www.example.com (no error/redirects) or if ...
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What is the ISTQB rule for verifying copyright in the web page?

Copyright © 2004, ABC Ltd. Should I pass the test case or should I fail it as the website is not update as per 2022?
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How can you test if a page can be anonymously accessible within an app you have already authenticated in?

I am trying to ensure that a page that can be visited from within an app that requires user to be logged in, can be accessed anonymously. A controller has been introduced that can present views as ...
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What is difference among performance testing on Mobile, Desktop and Web applications?

I need to know the difference in performance testing on web, mobile and desktop applications like what would be the use cases and test scenarios on these three different platforms?
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Web application testing on Mobile browser

Currently we are working on one of the web app for Mobile (that will cover iOS and Android devices). So my question here is what should be the strategy for testing web apps: Is it necessary to check ...
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What are alternatives to Device Anywhere for Mobile Web Testing?

I am looking for alternative tools to Device Anywhere that offer carrier access. This is for mobile web testing (NOT Web App). My Question: What are some alternative tools to Device Anywhere that ...
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Should cross-browser and cross-platform be performed for testing network calls from a website?

My team is implementing Adobe Analytics on a web site. We have three layers where it should be tested. Adobe Data Layer. The required variables and their values are added to an object handled by a ...
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Tools for automating UI testing for web

Recently I got a task to find a tool that can be used to test web UI. I found Selenium IDE and also used to it. But the problem is that I have to test on Chrome and IE as well. I tried Selenium ...
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Is anyone aware of any Public webserver that sends charset=SHIFT-JIS.?

I am looking for a public web server that servers text/html with charset=shift-jis. I can find utf-16, most webservers are utf-8, I am finding it hard (even with google) to look for a web server that ...
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Issue with switching / clicking an iFrame jmeter selenium

As on the image I have to click on the highlighted iFrame and I'm on Jmeter Web Driver Sampler. The issue is the bottom part of the iFrame id will get change time to time. So can't exactly identify it ...
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Find Text without span Text - Python - Selenium

I want to get text that is stored on an element. Text is not a property instead when I expand Element (in chrome's inspection [DevTools]) it has two sub-properties, span and text. it looks something ...
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Find childs of element without sub-childs - Python - Selenium

I'm trying to create a bot. The functionality I need now is to find a way to get only childs of an element without sub-childs. Take this as example: <Body> <child1>Hi</child1> ...
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We are using HCL OneTest UI to do the Web Automation. Trying to read and write data through MS Excel, but not sure how to do this

Is there a way to integrate HCL OneTest UI to read from and write to MS Excel. I know apache poi libs provide the ability to do so though I am not sure how it will work with HCL OneTest UI.
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How to select third tab on same class name by selenium python

I just jump into python programming. I couldn't solve this I tried to several ways This is target site <div class="base-components__BaseElement-sc-150tvch-0 sc-VigVT bJRDeW"> <ul role="...
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How to create unit tests for Web app with a database

I'm currently adding unit testing to my project and came across this question, How can I test my database insertion. For example, let's say I have a user table, I want to test if I can create a user, ...
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Which browsing mode is better for Web App Testing? Incognito mode or Normal mode?

I have a web app for testing. Can someone tell which browsing mode(Incognito/Normal) is better? What are pros and cons of testing Web App in Incognito mode and Normal mode? My mentor advises to use ...
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How to validate against texts overlapping each other using selenium?

I am writing automated test cases for a company. One interesting problem is that texts on a webpage overlap each other, is there anyway to validate against this?
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Web browser extension or software that acts like VSTS Microsoft Test Manager

My team is currently developing a web app and I would say it is currently 80% to what reach what we really want. We are in a continual process to add new features, improve the user experience and fix ...
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How do I stress test a website?

How do I stress test a website by logging in 200+ accounts at the same time? Basically I have my website deployed on AWS and I would like to make sure that it will be able to handle 200+ users load on ...
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How to check if webpages are completely loaded?

I would like to automate the following process: Create a sitemap of a certain domain. Check all pages are up. I don't come up with any good enough tool for the second step. I used to assertion if an ...
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How to verify and generate a report ADA compliance in a website

We have a requirement that a particular website need to be tested for ADA Compliance and we need to generate a report with non compliance and solution to fix that. Any help how to process this ...
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Behaviour Driven Development with JavaScript

Are there any approaches and tools for driving the development of JavaScript with BDD. I know that I can do this through the UI with tools like Selenium, but is there any tool that can allow this to ...
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Why should we test Web service when web test automation is done?

I'm new to testing. So let me know if I'm asking the question in a wrong way. I'm just curious about Web service and web automation testing. Example : If there is a web service for calculating ...
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Web Service Testing & Automation - Open Source Tools

I am looking for Web Service Functional Testing + Automation - Open Source Tool. SOAP UI - Free for functional testing. If you want to extend it for Data Driven Testing you need to buy Pro Version ...
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Switched from mobile application testing to Browser testing [closed]

As i have switched from mobile application testing to Browser testing.Can i know what are the major things to cover up during web testing.Is there any major differences in test between them?Is ...
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Xpath for sign out button

I am trying to find out XPath for this "Sign Out" button, can anyone help me?
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How to massage or format html in order to parse with xmlstarlet?

Just looking to parse html found "in the wild": Very simple script: curl -s http://www.foo.com > 1.html xmlstarlet fo -H -R 2> /dev/null 1.html > 2.html xmlstarlet sel -t -v "//header[@...
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looking for a way to exercise Android web browser

To continue my monkey question I am looking for a way to generate Web traffic on a device (not emulator) running Android. The unit under test is not the browser but lower communication layers of the ...
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How to test search engine results?

I had an interview question: You were told that a search engine result by target query does not satisfy a requirement by its position. How would you test it? How would you test it? I had some ...
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How do you think how to test this server?

I newbie junior QA. Need your advice.. How do you think how to test this server? Program description The program is implemented as a multi-threaded server under Windows for processing client ...
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Getting Started - Newbie Question

We are an IT company which provides Automated Vehicle Location (GPS Based) services. We provide dozens of web apps in our ecosystem, and none has ever been thoroughly passed an SQA process. Our ...
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How to stop test cases from being fragile in TestComplete

I have been using test Complete to build automated GUI tests. Whenever developers put in a fix, my tests break. They keep changing web elements IDs and / or attributes. I know this is a broad ...
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Google extension Check My Links returns different test results for the same webpage

I am using Check My Links to verify if a webpage has any deadlink, but interestingly, for the same given page, Check My Links returns a few different test results. One result is 183 while another one ...
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Is HTTP status code 500 acceptable to be shown to a user?

Are there any cases when error 500 is acceptable to be returned? Or should we always try to handle all server-side exceptions and return another code with a user-friendly informative error message?
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Want to switch from software development to testing domain

I have 4 years of experience in software development. But I did software manual testing more than software development. I am good in finding tough functionality related bugs. I have passion for ...
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What are the different things to capture in a test case?

In our Project we have a test case based on Rational Test Manager (RUP Process). This test case includes: description, preconditions, steps expected results for each step and finally a notes ...
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What advantages and disadvantages to do the major browsers have when automating web applications

I am having trouble choosing a good browser when automating a web application. Among the browsers I have considered are Firefox, Chrome, Safari, PhantomJS I am particularly looking for comparisons ...
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Is my website test approach comprehensive enough? [closed]

I am working on a test automation project for a webpage portal. What I want to achieve is: Perform a HTML encoding conformance test; I have noticed that there are a number of missing tags, un-...
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Is there a free page to test website bots on? [closed]

I'm working on a markdown link replacer for npm and some my tests are failing at random because too many requests are being issued at the same time. Now I probably need to put some kind of limiter in ...
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Upgrade SilkTest automation scripts to work with IE9

We use SilkTest 2010 Open Agent to perform Automated Web Testing. Our scripts currently work on IE6 - IE8 and on Firefox 3.X. IE9 has changed modal boxes to unintrusive pop-ups at the bottom of ...
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As a tester, what is the difference between a website developed in different technologies say, java vs php or java vs .net websites? How to test it?

Here is a link which I came across while looking for answers how to develop your website But here, only technologies have been mentioned. How could you discern between different technologies when ...
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Performance requirements for web application

I would like to set performance requirements for web application. I am interested in performance from user experience view so I plan to measure time from request is sent until onLoad event is fired in ...
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Manually testing CMS components (blocks) layout permutations and variations?

Enterprise-level content management systems (CMS), like Sitecore and EPiServer utilise reusable components and blocks that be added anywhere in a template. To a lesser extent, Umbraco mirrors this ...
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java software quality in eclipse while developing

How can I increase the quality of code while developing itself. Is there nay tool available which will analyse my code and tell which part of code will create performance issue. I dont want different ...
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Future of DOM based UI testing

I work with Selenium for quite a while now and was very happy with it for some time. However recently, I get more and more projects where I see extensive use of JavaScript. For example webpages ...
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Are the gains going from Selenium IDE to headless worth it on small projects

I am a web developer in a very small team(2 devs, one hardware), and I spend as much, if not more time testing applications(due to requirements issues) than the actual developing. To help with this, I'...