How to identify elements based on text visible on page in Selenium?

Software TestingAutomation TestingSelenium Web Driver

To identify elements based on text visible on page, text() method is used in xpath.

Syntax

driver.findElement(By.xpath("//tagname[text()=’value’]"))

Example

import org.openqa.selenium.By;
import org.openqa.selenium.Keys;
import org.openqa.selenium.WebDriver;
import org.openqa.selenium.WebElement;
import org.openqa.selenium.chrome.ChromeDriver;
import java.util.concurrent.TimeUnit;
public class TextMatch {
   public static void main(String[] args) {
      System.setProperty("webdriver.chrome.driver", "C:\\Users\\ghs6kor\\Desktop\\Java\\chromedriver.exe");
      WebDriver driver = new ChromeDriver();
      String url = "https://www.tutorialspoint.com/index.htm";
      driver.get(url);
      driver.manage().window().maximize();
      driver.manage().timeouts().implicitlyWait(10, TimeUnit.SECONDS);
      //xpath with text() method
      driver.findElement(By.xpath("//*[text()=’GATE Exams’]")).click();
      driver.close();
   }
}
raja
Published on 10-Jun-2020 16:29:04
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