How do I install selenium latest version?

We can install the Selenium latest version in our machine. It involves the below step by step processes −

  • Java Installation.

  • Eclipse IDE installation.

  • Selenium Webdriver installation.

Selenium is supported by multiple languages, here we shall discuss Selenium installation with Java.

  • Next choose the download link as per the system configuration and accept the license agreement checkbox.

  • Navigate to Start and find the System and navigate to it. Then select Advanced System Settings. Next under Advanced Tab click on Environment Variables.

  • Under the System variables, click on New and type variable name as JAVA_HOME and enter the Java installation directory path as per our system.

  • Next we have to do the configuration of the environment variables. Select Path from the System Variables, then click on Edit. Inside the Variable value add %JAVA_HOME%bin and then click on OK.

  • Run the command java-version to confirm successful installation of Java.

Next we shall install the Eclipse IDE in the system by following these steps one by one −

  • As the download is complete, the zipped file is to be extracted and saved in a directory.

  • Click on the eclipse.exe file residing inside the folder.

Next we shall install the Selenium in the system by following these steps one by one −

  • Navigate to the link − and click on the Download button appearing below Selenium WebDriver section.

  • From the Selenium Server section select the latest stable version of Selenium link available. The selenium-server-standalone jar should be downloaded and saved to a location.

  • Next move to the Selenium Client & WebDriver Language Bindings section and click on the Download link beside the Java.

  • After the download is completed, the zip file is extracted and saved in a folder.

  • Then we have to download a browser driver available below in the same page under the Browsers section −

  • All the latest versions of the browser drivers shall be available. We have to select the version which is compatible with the system, save it to a location and then proceed.

A new project is to be created in the Eclipse IDE and all the external jars have to be added by the following the below steps −

  • Create a new project in Eclipse from the File menu.

  • Provide a name of the project and then a class should be created.

  • Finally we have to add all the external libraries to the project [Select Project → Build Path → Configure Build Path → click on Add External Jars → select Apply and Close].