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New Selenium IDE – Creating, Renaming, Saving and Opening Projects

New Selenium IDE – Creating, Renaming, Saving and Opening Projects

As part of exploring the other Selenium IDE features in-depth, I will explain the below different Project options in Selenium IDE:

  1. Creating Projects
  2. Renaming Projects
  3. Saving Projects
  4. Opening Projects

Let’s get started with a practical demonstration.

New Selenium IDE – Creating, Renaming, Saving, and Opening Projects

Follow the below steps for exploring different Project Options in Selenium IDE:

1) Click on ‘Selenium IDE’ icon in the chrome browser as shown below:

Project Options New Selenium IDE - open

2) Select ‘Create a new project’ option in the displayed Selenium IDE as shown below:

Project Options New Selenium IDE - Create a new project

3) In the displayed ‘Name your new project’ dialog, enter any project name say ‘ProjectOne’ and click on ‘OK’ button as shown below:

Project Options New Selenium IDE - Project Name

4) Observe that the new project having name ‘ProjectOne’ got created in Selenium IDE as shown below:

Project Options New Selenium IDE - Project One Created

5) Hover the mouse on the project name and click on ‘edit’ option as shown below:

Project Options New Selenium IDE - edit

Rename the Project name to ‘Project1’ as shown below:

Project Options New Selenium IDE - project updated

6) Enter any URL say http://omayo.blogspot.com/ into the ‘Playback base URL’ field and click on the ‘Start Recording’ button as shown below:

Project Options New Selenium IDE - record

Record the steps in the website and click on ‘stop recording’ option as shown below:

Project Options New Selenium IDE - stop recording

In the displayed ‘Name your new test’ dialog, enter any test name say ‘TestA’ and click on ‘OK’ button as shown below:

Project Options New Selenium IDE - TestA

Observe that the Test got named as shown below:

Project Options New Selenium IDE - Test Named

7) Click on ‘Save Project’ option as shown below:

Project Options New Selenium IDE - Save Project

8) In the displayed window, select the location where you want to save the project on your machine and click on ‘Save’  button as shown below:

Project Options New Selenium IDE - saving project

9) Click on ‘Create new project’ option on the Selenium IDE as shown below:

Project Options New Selenium IDE - Create neww project two

10) In the displayed ‘Name your new project’ dialog, enter any project name say ‘Project2’ and click on ‘OK’ button as shown below:

Project Options New Selenium IDE - Project2

Observe that the new project having name ‘Project2’ got created in Selenium IDE as shown below:

Project Options New Selenium IDE - Project2 created

Enter any URL say http://omayo.blogspot.com/ into the ‘Playback base URL’ field and click on the ‘Start Recording’ button as shown below:

Project Options New Selenium IDE - Start Recording

Record the steps in the website and click on ‘stop recording’ option as shown below:

Project Options New Selenium IDE - stop recording two

In the displayed ‘Name your new test’ dialog, enter any test name say ‘TestX’ and click on ‘OK’ button as shown below:

Project Options New Selenium IDE - TestX

Observe that the Test got named as shown below:

Project Options New Selenium IDE - TestX Named

Click on ‘Save Project’ option as shown below:

Project Options New Selenium IDE - Project 2 Save

In the displayed window, select the location where you want to save the project on your machine and click on ‘Save’  button as shown below:

Project Options New Selenium IDE - save two

11) Close the Selenium IDE, by clicking on ‘X’ option on the IDE as shown below:

Project Options New Selenium IDE - Close

Now open the Selenium IDE again from the chrome browser and observe that the Selenium IDE will be displayed with different startup options as shown below:

Project Options New Selenium IDE - Welcome Options

Click on ‘Open an existing project’ option as shown below:

Project Options New Selenium IDE - open an existing project

In the displayed window, navigate to the place on your machine where you have saved the Selenium Projects in our earlier steps, select any saved project say ‘Project1’ and click on ‘Open’ button as shown below:

Project Options New Selenium IDE - open one

Observe that the Saved Project got opened in the Selenium IDE as shown below:

Project Options New Selenium IDE - Opened One

12) Click on the ‘Open Project’ option on the Selenium IDE a shown below:

Project Options New Selenium IDE - open two

In the displayed window, navigate to the place on your machine where you have saved the Selenium Projects in our earlier steps, select any saved project say ‘Project2’ and click on ‘Open’ button as shown below:

Project Options New Selenium IDE - open button two

Observe that the newly selected project got opened in the Selenium IDE as shown below:

Project Options New Selenium IDE - newly opened project

Here concludes the practical demonstration of all the Creating, Renaming, Saving and Opening Projects in Selenium IDE.

In the next article, I will practically demonstrate another Selenium IDE feature to be explored (Refer other features to be explored here)

Next Steps:

  • > Check complete Selenium Tutorial Contents here (Click here)

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About Me > Arun Motoori

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