Selenium Tutorials

How to Download & Install Selenium IDE

Selenium IDE Download and Installation Process!

Before installing IDE, install Mozilla Firefox in your system and Internet Connection. 

To install Selenium IDE follow the below steps:

Step 1: Launch Firefox and Open https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/selenium-ide/ to add selenium IDE and Click Add to Firefox.

Step 2:

After the download completes Click Add.

Step 3:

After the completion of the installation, click on, OK.

Step 4:

Click on the Selenium IDE icon available on the upper right corner.

Step 5:

Selenium IDE will open and look like this.

Firefox DevTools

Firefox DevTools is a feature used to inspect the HTML elements available on the web
page, which provides the name of the element on which our Selenese command will
perform.
Step 1: For Inspecting Element either Right-Click on the web page (anywhere) or use Ctrl
+ Shift + I.

Step 2: Interface will look like this.

Step 3: Right-click on an element or choose either CSS or XPath to identify the object.

Note: We recommend using the old version of Firefox to explore all the features.
Use the old version of Firefox 54 and install Selenium IDE using:
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/selenium-ide/versions/

Plugins
Selenium IDE supports additional plugins as well as plugins created by the user.
By default, Selenium IDE supports four plugins:
C# Formatters, Java Formatters, Python Formatters, Ruby Formatters.
These four plugins convert Selenese into different formats.

The plugin tab shows the list of all available plugins with their version name and creator.
User Extensions

  • User extensions provide advanced capabilities to Selenium IDE. They are
    JavaScript files.
  • Install them by specifying their absolute path in any of these two fields (Selenium Core extensions (user-extensions.js) Or Selenium IDE extensions).

 

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