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How to get started with Query Scripts?

With the help of JavaScript Executor Interface we can execute query scripts directly in selenium .It provides two methods such as “executeScript” & “executeAsyncScript” to run JavaScript code.To make the availability of these methods we need to downcast JavaScript Executor Interface with Web Driver reference.

Some of the query methods are mentioned below -

  • querySelector() method in HTML DOM is used to find the first HTML Element.This method function is similar to findElement() in selenium.

Syntax: document.querySelector(selector)

  • querySelectorAll() method in HTML DOM is used to return the list of HTML Elements.It can be accessed by indexing starts at 0.This method function is similar to findElements() in selenium

Syntax: document.querySelectorAll(selector)

‘document’ is an object of Javascript Document that provides access to all HTML elements of a document. ‘selector’ represents a string containing one or more css selectors.

Importing the package

import org.openqa.selenium.JavascriptExecutor;

Creating a reference

JavascriptExecutor js = (JavascriptExecutor) driver;

Creating query script

script =document.querySelector(selector)

Calling the method



  • click : script =document.querySelector(selector).click();
  • send text :script =document.querySelector(selector).value=’data’;
  • get text : script =document.querySelector(selector).textContent;
  • get attribute : script =document.querySelector(selector).getAttribute(“class”);
  • get height : script =document.querySelector(selector).offsetHeight;
  • get width : script =document.querySelector(selector).offsetWidth;
  • get style: script =document.querySelector(selector).style;

Let’s create one simple ’QueryScriptsTest‘ automation script using Selenium that searches Amazon from google by JavascriptExecutor method.

package tests;import org.openqa.selenium.JavascriptExecutor;import org.openqa.selenium.WebDriver;import;import org.openqa.selenium.remote.RemoteWebDriver;
public class QueryScriptsTest {
public static void main(String[] args) {System.setProperty(“”, “./drivers/chromedriver.exe”);WebDriver driver=new ChromeDriver();driver.manage().window().maximize();driver.get(“");JavascriptExecutor js = (JavascriptExecutor)driver;//send textString sendAmazonText=”document.querySelector(\”input[title=’Search’]\”).value=\”Amazon\”;”;js.executeScript(sendAmazonText);String clickSearchBtn =”document.querySelectorAll(\”input[value=’Google Search’]\”)[1].click()”;//click buttonjs.executeScript(clickSearchBtn);}}

The above program opens the chrome browser and it navigates to It executes query scripts ‘sendAmazonText’ and ‘clickSearchBtn’ through JavaScript Executor.

Originally published at on Oct 22, 2021.




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