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Does testing on Internet Explorer still make sense in 2021?

It depends on your user base. Either check your statistics or do market research. W3schools shows that IE11 is still 0.4% of their population Netmarketshare says 5.5%. I once had a client that used an ...
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Does testing on Internet Explorer still make sense in 2021?

Older IE is still widely used in corporate networks since it has more integration with windows security and networking mechanisms as well as with ms office suite. Big corporations often have large lag ...
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Does testing on Internet Explorer still make sense in 2021?

IE is (unfortunately) still around. It is not unusual for large government companies to have a deal with their hardware/software vendor that specifically mentions Microsoft products, including IE. ...
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Does testing on Internet Explorer still make sense in 2021?

As shown in the other answers, it really depends on your user base. If you are targeting developers and high-end users, you probably won't have many (or any) using IE. If you are targeting corporate ...
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Does testing on Internet Explorer still make sense in 2021?

Until a few weeks ago I would have said "maybe", because people who are still using Windows 7 and don't want to install a non-Microsoft browser (for whatever reason) were stuck with IE11, ...
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Does testing on Internet Explorer still make sense in 2021?

Microsoft bids farewell to Internet Explorer. As per latest information from Microsoft, Microsoft To End Support For Its Ageing Browser Internet Explorer In 2021(News here). But still most of the ...
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Does testing on Internet Explorer still make sense in 2021?

Depends on your audience, but if you need stability, YES. Real life example: Last year(2019) I made a web application to be used by professors, I was later informed that they were unknowingly ...
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Does testing on Internet Explorer still make sense in 2021?

I believe the answer is to be found in this URL: XBAP Support in IE Edge: As you can see, there are formats, supported by Internet Explorer, not being supported by Edge (Internet Explorer's ...
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Selenium Webdriver and IE, in VS/C#: Opening page times out and test fails

IE 10 had some issues and so did IE 11 at the start. The new IE driver has fixed some of those, but I'm not sure what version of things you are running. The work arounds include setting capabilities ...
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Robot Framework: Test execution hangs after sometime(after execution of 40 to 50 testcases) via Internet Explorer

"StaleElementReferenceException" is throw when the webelement is no longer available(deleted) or modified from the DOM. This can happen due to page or a part of it has refreshed due to AJAX, ...
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Robotframework/Selenium/IEDriver - Tests fails at times with [object error] error message

I'll first copy and format your piece of code you posted in the comment section: *** Settings *** Library SeleniumLibrary Library Collections Library String Variables variables.py ***...
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Does testing on Internet Explorer still make sense in 2021?

And now, IE is removed from Window11 by MS, Lol
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Does testing on Internet Explorer still make sense in 2021?

As already said this really depends from your user base. In our case - the requirement was to run it on both: desktop version and mobile/tablet version, since our customers also used our application ...
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Does testing on Internet Explorer still make sense in 2021?

As a Tester, you can surely deal with testing on IE 11. The decision is, however, not only up to you. Therefore, I'd try to find out what matters to other stakeholders: marketing team might have ...
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WebDriver Clicking button issue in IE 11

For Selenium 3.0.1, I setup as follow and it works for IE 11. InternetExplorerOptions caps = new InternetExplorerOptions(); caps.IgnoreZoomLevel = true; caps.EnableNativeEvents = false; caps....
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Is there an app that allows me to login to and manage multiple IE sessions under different user accounts?

While performing testing in software testing solutions, there are methods to maintain the sessions on the browser. A feature of Internet Explorer 8 called 'Private Browsing mode' gives us a completely ...
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WebdriverIO, IE11 window launches but errors in terminal: Request failed due to no such window, Currently focused window has been closed

I managed to get this working following this advice - https://stackoverflow.com/questions/47388733/selenium-org-openqa-selenium-nosuchwindowexception-currently-focused-window-ha setting the internet ...
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WebdriverIO, IE11 window launches but errors in terminal: Request failed due to no such window, Currently focused window has been closed

You have to add kilinstances: true to delete everything at the end: export.config = { services: [['iedriver',{killInstances:true}]], // ... capabilities: [ { browserName: '...
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Selenium Click not working on IE11 using c#

Since you are using the JSE you don't need to scroll to the element (JS can interact with elements not in the ViewPort). You could just use the JSE to click the search button. // declare JSE // run ...
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Selenium test stopped working for IE11

Since I don't have the problem anymore, I'm going to self answer: I added some waits in the process, to make sure the page is fully loaded every time. I upgraded my driver from 3.14 to 3.15
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Not able to switch back to the parent window of Internet Explorer 11 using selenium (java)

It's been a long time since I've automated IE11, and forgot how much of a pain it is. Make sure you've followed the setup guide located here https://github.com/SeleniumHQ/selenium/wiki/...
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Selenium test fail when browser is minimized on windows server 2016

I ran into an issue while using the Microsoft WebDriver (for Edge) where if there was no RDP session, then the tests would fail and throw an exception that Selenium couldn’t get the window handle ...
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Katalon/Selenium test failing with IE - "Cannot find the current window; Selenium IE driver connection lost"

The answer will depend on the version of Katalon you are using and the script. So if you are running a test and the script closes the browser, then the next script needs to open it. If however the ...
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Element not visible on IE 11with nightwatch

It might be an issue with the version of IEDriver. Try to downgrade to stable version and try again. Try the following commands: selenium-standalone install --version=2.47.0 --drivers.ie.version=2....
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How to save a file by clicking on a link in python-internet explorer-windows

I figured it out. I used pyautogui to click save when the small box appears. So first, I downloaded pyautogui in python3. Then, I got the position of my cursor to point to the save button and ...
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How to handle mouse over event on submenu in Internet Explorer - Selenium using Python

Try to wait for visible attribute of the required HTML element. Mouse over event seems only changes the visibility of the element to true, so wait in selenium till it happens. So first you would set: ...
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Keeping track of windowhandles with Selenium in Internet Explorer 11

Troubles with handling multiple windows is one of common traps. Elemental Selenium has great explanation (and more interesting articles about common traps). Catch is: order of windows is not ...
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