How can I use selenium with Python for handling complex interactions and dynamic elements in web-based applications?

158    Asked by DorothyChurchill in QA Testing , Asked on Apr 5, 2024

 I am currently involved in the automation of a web-based application that includes complex interactions and dynamic elements. How can I use Selenium with Python to execute JavaScript coding to handle such scenarios effectively? 

Answered by Dylan Forsyth

 In the context of selenium, here is the answer given of how you can do it in a Python programming language by using the selenium with javascript execution:-


From selenium import webdriver
From selenium.webdriver.common.by import By
From selenium.webdriver.support.ui import WebDriverWait
From selenium.webdriver.support import expected_conditions as EC
From selenium.webdriver.common.keys import Keys
# Initialize the WebDriver (e.g., Chrome)
Driver = webdriver.Chrome()
# Navigate to the webpage with the dropdown menu
Driver.get(https://example.com/dropdown)
# Find the dropdown element using its ID or other selector
Dropdown = driver.find_element(By.ID, “dropdownId”)
# Scroll the dropdown element into view using JavaScript
Driver.execute_script(“arguments[0].scrollIntoView(true);”, dropdown)
# Wait until the dropdown is visible and clickable
WebDriverWait(driver, 10).until(EC.element_to_be_clickable((By.ID, “dropdownId”)))
# Click on the dropdown to open it
Dropdown.click()
# Select an option from the dropdown (e.g., by index or text)
Option_to_select = driver.find_element(By.XPATH, “//option[contains(text(), ‘Option Text’)]”)
Option_to_select.click()
# Continue with your testing or verification steps


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