Selenium scripts can run tests only against Firefox as the tool IDE itself is a plugin of Firefox. Tests developed using Selenium IDE can be executed against other browsers by saving it as Selenium WebDriver or Selenium Remote Control Script. Step 1 : Open any saved Test in Selenium IDE.
Like locators, patterns are a type of parameter frequently used by Selenium. It allows users to describe patterns with the help of special characters. Many a time, the text that we would like to verify are dynamic; in that case, pattern matching is very useful. Pattern matching is used with
The test cases that we develop also need to check the properties of a web page. It requires assert and verify commands. There are two ways to insert verification points into the script. To insert a verification point in recording mode, “Right click” on the element and choose “Show all
Debugging is the process of finding and fixing errors in the test script. It is a common step in any script development. To make the process more robust, we can make use a plugin “Power Debugger” for Selenium IDE. Step 1 : To install Power Debugger for Selenium IDE, navigate
The following steps are involved in creating Selenium tests using IDE: Recording and adding commands in a test Saving the recorded test Saving the test suite Executing the recorded test Recording and Adding Commands in a Test We will use www.ncalculators.com to demonstrate the features of Selenium. Step 1 :
The following image shows the features of Selenium IDE with the help of a simple tool-tip. The features of the record tool bar are explained below.
Step 1 : Launch Firefox and navigate to the following URL- http://seleniumhq.org/download/. Under the Selenium IDE section, click on the link that shows the current version number as shown below. Step 2 : Firefox add-ons notifier pops up with allow and disallow options. User has to allow the installation. Step