Selenium2Library Keywords

Note

TODO: The general idea of this document is to give a first introduction to the Selenium2Library keywords. We do NOT want to re-document the existing Selenium2Library documentation.

Selenium2Library is a web testing library for Robot Framework. It provides you with several low-level keywords to access certain elements of a web page, to conduct actions on a web page and to test if a page met certain acceptance critera.

First Example

TODO: We need a simple first example to explain the basic concepts. Here are some ideas.

Test Google Search For Plone:

Test Google Search For Plone
    Go to  www.google.com

    Input text  id=gbqfq  Plone
    Click Button  id=gbqfbb

    Page should contain  Plone CMS: Open Source Content Management
    Page should contain  plone.org

Test Plone Search:

Test Plone Search
    Go to  http://localhost:55001/plone/

    Input Text  SearchableText  batman
    Click Button  Search

    Page should contain  Search results
    Page should contain  Welcome to Plone

Test Plone Live Search:

Test Plone Live Search
    Go to  http://localhost:55001/plone/

    Input Text  SearchableText  Plone

    Page should contain  Search results
    Page should contain  Welcome to Plone

Test Plone Contact Form:

Test Plone Contact Form

    Click Link  Contact
    Page should contain  Contact
    ...

TODO: Explain the concepts of tests

Form:

  • Precondition (Given)

  • Action (When)

  • Postcondition/Test (Then)

These parts should be separated by blank lines.

Actions

Click on elements

  • Click Button

  • Click Element

  • Click Image

  • Click Link

Postconditions

  • Page Should Contain <locator>

  • Page Should Contain Button | Checkbox | Element | Image | Link | List | Radio Button | Textfield <locator>

  • Page Should Not Contain <locator>

Locating elements

Locating element by id:

Click Element  id=submit
Click Element  name=submit
Click Element  xpath=//div[@id='my_element']
Click Element  dom=document.images[56]
Click Element  link=Save
Click Element  css=div.submit    Matches by CSS selector
Click Element  tag=div     Matches by HTML tag name