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New Selenium IDE – Using click Command for clicking a link

New Selenium IDE – Using click Command for clicking a link

Refer the article New Selenium IDE – Commands (Selenese), for the complete list of Selenium IDE commands and their practical demonstrations.

click is one of the commands in Selenium IDE.

The purpose of click command in Selenium IDE, is to click on any UI element in the application.

In this article, I am going to practically demonstrate click command in Selenium IDE for clicking the below-shown link on the page:

click Selenium IDE - link demo

Let’s get started.

New Selenium IDE – Using click Command for clicking a link

Follow the below steps for practicing click command for clicking a link using Selenium IDE along with me:

1) Execute the open command in Selenium IDE as explained in the previous article: Selenium IDE – open command

2) Now click on the second row in the Selenium IDE’s Test Script Editor Box as shown below:

type Selenium IDE - click Row

3) While the second row is selected in step 2, enter the Selenium IDE command ‘click’ to the Command box field and enter the XPath locating strategy xpath=//a[text()=’compendiumdev’] into the Target box field as shown below:

Note: The locating strategy xpath=//a[text()=’compendiumdev’] is for clicking the ‘Compendiumdev’ link on the http://omayo.blogspot.com/ URL page (Shown at the beginning of the article).

click Selenium IDE - type

4) Click on ‘Run current test’ option as shown below:

click Selenium IDE - run

5) Observe that the click command in the Selenium IDE will be executed, the ‘Compendiumdev’ link will be clicked as shown below:

click Selenium IDE - executed

Here concludes the practical demonstration of using click command in Selenium IDE for clicking a link.

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About Me > Arun Motoori

On a mission to contribute to the Software Testing Community in all possible ways.

Refer the article New Selenium IDE – Commands (Selenese), for the complete list of Selenium IDE commands and their practical demonstrations.

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