Write your first test in Python Selenium


Let’s take a look at how to write your first browser test in Python using the SeleniumBase framework. You can check out my article here to learn more about the SeleniumBase framework.

⚙️ Setup & Installation

First off, we need to install the necessary packages and dependencies to set up our project. Here’s what we need to install:

  • Python3
  • SeleniumBase framework
  • Chromedriver (can be installed using SeleniumBase)

Check out my video below to see how to set up the project in PyCharm and install all the above packages –

✍️ Write your first test

Once all the packages have been installed, we can get started with writing our first test.

Scenario: Open the home page of the test website and assert the title and the logo.

🏃 Run tests in SeleniumBase

SeleniumBase relies on pytest as its test runner. So, just the way you would run tests in pytest, you can do the same in SeleniumBase also. Simply run the pytest command and it will start running your tests.

Once completed, you will see the results in a terminal similar to this –

Check out the video below to see how to write your first test in Selenium Python –

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