Tag: Automated Selenium Tests

Something Better than IDs for Identifying Elements in Selenium Tests

Developing Selenium / WebDriver tests is typically a cumbersome, back-and-forth process with developers. Conventional wisdom says you should use element IDs as much as possible.This requires that developers insert the element IDs into the code. In turn, developers ask for which elements do quality engineering (QE) needs IDs, to which QE responds with either some general, […]

Taming Selenium Locators

Are you just getting started with Selenium and having trouble with Selenium locators?  Or are you an experienced Selenium user having maintenance issues such as brittle tests with your automated scripts due to poor locators? In this post, I’ll share a few techniques that I use when working with Selenium locators that will hopefully help […]