Record function is a more important feature in this tool. It allows developer or tester to record the business processes that need to be tested and save the user’s actions into script during the test. Thus the script can fully simulate the manual testing process when it run.
In addition, it also provides a verification interface, which is convenient for testers to verify whether the expected value of the test is consistent with the actual value.
How to install?
- Download and setup Mozilla Firefox browser.
- Download and setup selenium IDE.
Open Firefox after installed, and then copy above url into browser address bar, then click add to Firefox. The addon file extension should be .xpi. You need to restart browser after install it.
- Verify whether the installation is success or not.
After installation, you can follow below instruction to verify whether it is installed success or not. Menu —> Customize
After click Customize menu, Drag selenium IDE button from left panel to right panel in the popup window.
When close “Customize Firefox” tab, you can find the IDE button in the menu list.
- Run selenium IDE.
When you click selenium IDE menu button, it’s main window will popup. You can record test case script in that window.
How to Install Firebug?
Click the Firebug add-on link in above page, then click Add to Firefox button.
After download the add-on, click “Install Now” button and continue.
Verify whether the add-on is installed success by Firebug menu.
Selenium IDE and Firebug is installed successfully now, but how to use it to record test case script? We will introduce that in next blog. Keep reading.