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Is HTTP status code 500 acceptable to be shown to a user?

From the question I'm understanding that you are asking if it is okay to allow the default white page with critical information of probably the page and line number of the code where the error ...
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Which browsing mode is better for Web App Testing? Incognito mode or Normal mode?

While this depends heavily on what part/functionality of a web app you want to test, there is a place and time for both. For example you might have a pop-up for informing the user about a cookie and ...
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Xpath for sign out button

There are much better ways to locate the element aside from using XPath, don't focus on XPath too much - this is, generally speaking, the slowest and the least readable way to locate elements. I ...
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How to stop test cases from being fragile in TestComplete

There are two ways to do it and I recommend you use both in a hybrid approach. Talk to your developers, ask them to stop changing web elements if possible. testComplete is a record and play tool, ...
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How to validate against texts overlapping each other using selenium?

If this overlapped texts belongs to single element, lets say label, or text field. You can locate that element and use "webElement.Text.Contains("the text you want to validate");" method to validate ...
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Why should we test Web service when web test automation is done?

Web service testing independently is needed to ensure the API calls working as expected independent of the web page. In this way, we can confirm that the API calls are working as expected irrespective ...
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Why should we test Web service when web test automation is done?

There are many points where tester doesn't feel confident about the application. When a tester performs Automation testing there may be many challenges so web service testing is still very important ...
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How to validate against texts overlapping each other using selenium?

I think you are trying to detect if elements are overlapping. You will need some way in the clientside to tell you if two elements are colliding. I would try jQuery collision for this or some custom ...
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Why should we test Web service when web test automation is done?

Actually you should test web application after your WebService testing is done. Web Service is an architectural pattern that just allows you to invoke the functions remotely using a widely known ...
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Which browsing mode is better for Web App Testing? Incognito mode or Normal mode?

I would say you need to test app it in both modes if you're worried about caching issue. Most of the (functional) testing would be in incognito mode (you are testing how application works, not how it'...
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Which browsing mode is better for Web App Testing? Incognito mode or Normal mode?

Usually, web application testing services follow the approach of covering both the browser modes during web app testing. Testing in Normal Browser Mode: This should be tested majorly for regular ...
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How do you think how to test this server?

You need to clarify "high-speed processing" in its requirement. This kind of descriptive requirements is what we should avoid when drafting requirements. Talk to your developers or business analysts, ...
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Getting Started - Newbie Question

There are alot of things to consider. First here are some tool links as there are tons. Mobile: http://www.testingtools.com/mobile-testing/ Various automation companies: http://www.capterra.com/...
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Is my website test approach comprehensive enough?

Is there any other things I am missing from my list? You mentioned "Click on all "link" elements, making sure they are valid, e.g. there is no 404." Is that good enough? Shouldn't you check that the ...
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How to create unit tests for Web app with a database

Database shared between tests is a common obstacle. One way ("orthodox") is to insist that unit test should NOT test database (just exercise the tested library), and mock the DB interface. Another ...
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Find childs of element without sub-childs - Python - Selenium

childs = Body.find_elements_by_xpath("//*") You are using xpath "//*" which means any element under the root . To find direct child element of body use childs = Body.find_elements_by_xpath("./*") ...
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What is the ISTQB rule for verifying copyright in the web page?

I'm not sure if there is any rule made by ISTQB or any other organisation for the example you have given. Your question, Copyright © 2004, ABC Ltd. Should I pass the test case or should I fail it as ...
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Is my website test approach comprehensive enough?

Since you have asked about tests approach in general - think about the non functional tests that are needed for your project: Desktop / mobile and different mobile compatibility - how will the site ...
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Is there a free page to test website bots on?

Spin up your own test environment and test against that. Let's face it, a public facing web page that's designed to attract DDOS testing isn't going to be a valid test candidate. The reason for this ...
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What advantages and disadvantages to do the major browsers have when automating web applications

The choice of a browser depends on your goal. If you are testing GUI rendering and JavaScript execution you should always tests against those browser that your users/customers are using. So even if, ...
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Looking for meaningful review of Leapwork

I am a software tester with no programming skills (and I'm not even very tech savvy). My role in our small company is to manually test web apps under development and automate regression testing for ...
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Looking for meaningful review of Leapwork

Leaptest focus seems to be as a visual recognition type tools. These tools are usually fairly limited in functionality and create tests that are fragile and easily broken by page changes. When using ...
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Xpath for sign out button

First of all, copy the XPath by right-clicking the highlighted text in the pane on the right that you've shown, then selecting Copy > Copy XPath. You can then see what the XPath is by pasting it in an ...
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How to validate against texts overlapping each other using selenium?

What I am thinking is as following: driver = webdriver.Firefox() e = driver.find_element_by_xpath("//someXpath") location = e.location size = e.size print(location) print(size) If I can get the size ...
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Getting Started - Newbie Question

Selenium is a standard for browser automation, and is free. But biggest challenge will be to change the culture in your company. You will spend huge amount of time and resources backfilling automated ...
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Why should we test Web service when web test automation is done?

Many different webpages can use the same web service. So you need to test both: your webpage (as user can use it) your web service (as any other web page can use it - or your webpage in the future, ...
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Why should we test Web service when web test automation is done?

Web Services should be tested before testing the functionality via the user interface. As per one of the articles that I read about web service testing; 70% of testing related to any functionality ...
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How to verify and generate a report ADA compliance in a website

Unfortunately, I don't think it's as easy as running a website through a tool and have it tell you whether it's ADA Compliant or not. Take a look at W3's article on 'Web Content Accessibility ...
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How do I stress test a website?

Perform a load-test on the website: Write a load-test script Ramp-up users from 1 to 200 Let them click around the website with the script Monitor Response times Error on backend and frontend CPU/...
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