Link Text Locator in Selenium IDE

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LINK TEXT

Link textlocator is used to identify only the weblink element based on the name of the link.

Whenever multiple links are there, it will not work; it will work only for one link (current page HTML Document).

  •  For other than link element, link text is not valid.
  •  When duplicate present in UI link text locator is not correct.

For our testing purpose, we are locating the business link present in the Google search page

  • Open the Firefox browser
  • Click on the Selenium icon, and it will open the Selenium IDE interface.
  • Click on the star recording button, and enter the base URL is https:/ /www.google.com/.
Link text locator
  • Click on the command text box and write the first command as:-

Command: o pen

Target: https://www.google.com/

linktext open command
  • This command loads the Google page on the Firefox browser.
  • After that right-click on the insert new command in selenium IDE interface and write the next command as:
Project locator

Command: verify element present

Target: linkText=Business

Command verify element present
  • Now, click on the stop recording button.
click on the stop recording button.

       And click on the Run Current Test button.

  • It will execute all of your inserted commands on the browser.
  • The Log pane is displaying the overall summary of the executed test scripts.
click on the Run Current Test button.
  • After that, click on the Find button to verify that the link is highlighted in the browser or not.
  • And you can see the results in the Brower as well.
click on the Find button to verify that the link is highlighted in the browser
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