Go to the demo page http: But when you have multiple login types on the same page then you should use locators with a different scheme. We use above mentioned method to locate elements but the locator part will be replaced with the locator names. Click the Find button and notice that the “Email or Phone” text box becomes highlighted with yellow and bordered with green, meaning, Selenium IDE was able to locate that element correctly. It is almost similar to the previous locator. Click the first line on the Editor. We are going to access the One Way radio button first.

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In this webdrver, you will learn how elfment integrate Cucumber with Selenium Webdriver. Ethical Hacking Informatica Jenkins. Sign up to receive new product announcements Send. If there are multiple elements with the same link text then the first one will be selected. In some situations, we may need to find links by a portion of the text in a Link Text element. What criterias are relevant when choosing a locator strategy?

There are 8 locators strategies included in Selenium:. Check out the below list of locators approved by Selenium.

Change the index number to 1 so that your Target will now become document. Inner texts are the actual string patterns that the HTML label shows on the page. Selenium IDE should be able to identify the Economy class radio button correctly. Selenium provides the following methods to locate elements in a page: Each input field in a form has a name. But each radio button in a related group will have the same name and different values — so a different locator must be used to click on a specific button in the group.


Like the Id strategy, but on the name attribute. Every form has input fields with unique names. Absolute XPaths contain the location of all elements from the root html and as a result are likely to fail with only the slightest adjustment to the application.

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Locators in Selenium IDE: CSS Selector, DOM, XPath, Link Text, ID

Locating by XPath 4. Notice that it is contained in a form named “home. You have to know the text of the link before. We will access the ‘Email or Phone’ text locatoes first.

Much faster than XPath Widely used Provides a good balance between structure and attributes Allows ib selection of elements by their surrounding context. It should take you to the Flight Finder page shown below. Locating by ID This is the most common way of locating elements since ID’s are supposed to be unique for each element.

Though llocators cannot highlight the interior of the check box, Selenium IDE can still surround the element with a bright green border as shown below. She writes here about Manual Testing and Automation Testing.


For instance, consider this page source: Selenium uses what is called locators to find and match the elements of your page that it needs to interact with.

Selenium Tutorial: Locators

In general, field names are dlement to the form, but not always. Notice that its HTML tag is “input” and its class is “inputtext. XPath is a perfect technique for walking through the DOM structure of the web page. Take note that when multiple elements have the same HTML tag and name, only the first element in source code will be recognized.

8 Ways to Use Locators in Selenium Test Automation Projects

To access the Password input box, simply replace the value of the tabindex attribute. Javascript allows you to build dynamic locators.

With this strategy, the first element with the id attribute value matching the location will be returned. Thus, we will use a tabindex value of 1.