What is an XPath?
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Notes used for explanation in this Youtube video are provided after the video:
Notes used in the above Youtube Video:
- > XPath is a language that is used for traversing through an XML document
- > XPath is XML Path Language which is used to traverse through the XML file and finding the desired information
- > Since the structure of HTML is similar to XML, we can use XPath language even to traverse through HTML tags and get the desired information
- > XPath uses Path expressions to navigate through HTML/XML files and get the desired information
- > ‘Path expressions’ look similar to File path. Example: /html/body/ul/li/a
Selenium oriented way of answering this question:
- > XPath expressions are the one of the locator types that can be used for locating the UI elements on the web pages
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