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Using Rapise to test websites that contain frames
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
If the website under test contains frames, that presents some challenges to test automation. This article gives tips for success and explains the current limitations.
Recording w/x-origin Frames
Need Starting URL***
Not x-Origin Frames****
For recording your scripts, we recommend using the Chrome browser for best results.
* If your website contains cross-frames, that is, frames that refer to another web domain, it is necessary to add a parameter (
) to your Chrome browser profile. See
Recording scripts using Internet Explorer works well in general. However, as you are recording, the highlighting is shown around the whole window rather than the specific object.
** In cross-frames, not all objects are recognized.
*** With Firefox, in order to record successfully, you must navigate to the desired URL
starting the recording.
In general, playing scripts works with all three browsers.
**** The only current limitation is that Firefox does not play commands within cross-frames. (OK with regular frames)
This article applies to Rapise 4.0 and later.
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