Is this still relevant for selenium 2. Two of them can be used in this case: Before webdriver we had Selenium RC, which is now long deprecated, the DefaultSelenium class had isVisible method that: Shyam D 33 Stack Overflow works best with JavaScript enabled.

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If the element will be encountered, the isDisplayed expression will return true, and it will continue the execution of the code with the instruction it has below. What is the difference between isvisile and isVisible methods in Selenium?

Email Required, but never shown. That should not isvisiible. Well, welcome to the world of computers. I am always glad to hear that my posts help people with automation.

Selenium: How to correctly test whether an element is displayed (or not)

This article was absolutely what I was looking for, and loved the way you explained it, each step of the way. Using isDisplayed directly will throw exception, so can be a check but can’t be a condition to drive the workflow like this. Or say not visible like a dropdown menu. Thank you for your interest in this question. Thank you for the feedback. Not related to the OP, but you can simplify your function. In case it is, throw an exception.


Difference between isVisible() and isElementPresent()

How does this work and how does this solve the problem of the OP? This could be one way of doing it: To use it, read it from File into a String that can be sent by Selenium for running on the client.

Here’s an example from my own project: The question is about specific version of Selenium 2. Basically, they implement the custom command as a call that delegates to a javascript that runs on the client and does the actual work!

This method avoids the problem of having to parse an element’s “style” attribute.

You are commenting using your Facebook account. If you are talking about WebDrivers WebElementit contains only isDisplayed method, which by the doc:. Corina, as I was going through some of my manual tests, I wanted to find a smarter way in automating the ones that check for elements presence on a page.

It says true even when element is clearly not shown. How can I find a nested span element using Selenium WebDriver? If you’re using Cit would be driver. They only isgisible if the display property is not nonenot if the element can actually be seen!


The question is to find whether element is visible or not.

Seleniuum was isviisible answer before finding out about the utility methods on ExpectedConditions. Can anyone have an idea how to handle it?

But yeah as sleske wrote WebElement. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. The exception will stop the rest of the code in the test method from executing.

Richard 2, 22 Eugen I think it has been changed to RemoteWebElement.

For this scenario, you are performing one too many steps.