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Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Recording Script with Selenium IDE

 Here we are going to learn how to record  selenium script using Selenium IDE

Use below steps to learn recording selenium script using IDE



  1. Open Firefox Browser
  2. Go to tools Click on "Selenium IDE"
  3. Click on Red button 
4.  On click red button record record will start
5. Open Firefox browser
6. Type URL www.google.com
7. Search "Happiness"
8. Click on any link in search result
9. In Selenium IDE click on Red button to stop selenium recording
10. Selenium record script (Below image)
11. Save Script

Using this way you can record first selenium script using Selenium IDE. 







Sunday, November 6, 2016

Installing Selenium IDE in Firefox browser


Before starting practicing selenium IDE you need to install Firefox and selenium on Firefox

below are the steps to download and install selenium IDE


  1. Open Firefox browser
  2. Open URL seleniumhq.org
  3. In the menu tabs click on download 
  4. Press "Install now "button 
  5. Selenium IDE add on is installed 
  6. Click on "Restart Firefox" button 
  7. Go to tools and verify whether verify whether "Selenium IDE" is displayed 
  8. If Found then the selenium IDE installation is completed 





Features of Selenium IDE

Next we need to know about Selenium IDE .

Firefox extension allows recording and editing of test in IDE. It make test development easy.


  • Record and Playback
  • Intelligent field selection will use IDs
  • Auto complete for all common selenium commands
  • Walk through test cases and test suites
  • Debug and set breakpoints
  • Save tests as HTML , Java, PHP and other such formats
  • Support  for selenium user extension  .js file
  • Option to automatically assert the title of every page 










Learn Selenium Automation Step by step

Before starting with selenium it is required to know "What is Selenium"?

in simple words we can say "Selenium is portable software testing framework for web application"

The test scripting in selenium can be write in HTML tables as well as multiple popular languages and can run in most of the latest web browsers

We can use selenium on different different platforms like linux, windows, Macintosh.

Components of Selenium

  • IDE 
  • RC
  • GRID

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