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How do you click on a menu item in a drop down menu in Selenium?

If that menu has been created by using select tag then we can use the methods selectByValue() or selectByIndex() or selectByVisibleText(). These are the methods of the Select class.

If the menu has not been created by using the select tag then we can simply find the xpath of that element and click on that to select.

How do perform drag and drop using Selenium WebDriver?

Use Action Class:

Actions act = new Actions(driver);
WebElement source = driver.findElement(By.xpath("")); //source element which you want to drag
WebElement target = driver.findElement(By.xpath("")); //target where you want to drop
act.dragAndDrop(source, target).perform();

How do you launch IE/Firefox/Chrome browser using Selenium?

Check below code:

WebDriver driver;

    System.setProperty("webdriver.chrome.driver", Constants.CHROME_EXE);
    driver = new ChromeDriver();
else if(browser.equals("Firefox")) 
    System.setProperty("webdriver.gecko.driver", Constants.FIREFOX_EXE);
    driver = new FirefoxDriver();
else if(browser.equals("IE"))
    driver = new InternetExplorerDriver();

How do you handle alert in Selenium?

To handle alert pop-ups, we need to 1st switch control to alert then click on ok or cancel then move control back to main page.

String mainPage = driver.getWindowHandle();

Alert alt = driver.switchTo().alert(); // to move control to alert popup
alt.accept(); // to click on ok.
alt.dismiss(); // to click on cancel.

//Then move the control back to main web page

What is Dynamic XPath in Selenium?

Dynamic XPath is also called as custom XPath and it is one way to locate element uniquely.  

Dynamic XPath is used to locate exact attribute or decrease the number of matching nodes/result from a webpage and following XPath expressions can be used for the same:

  • Basic XPath
  • Using ‘OR’ & ‘AND’
  • Using Contains()
  • Using Starts-With
  • Using Text()
  • Using Index
  • Using Chained XPath
  • XPath Axes
  • Following
  • Following Sibling
  • Preceding
  • Preceding Sibling
  • Child
  • Parent
  • Descendants
  • Ancestors


/li[@class="b"]//select[@name="s"]//option[contains (text(), 'title')]/preceding-sibling::option

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