In this article, we will learn steps to download Selenium IDE on the Chrome browser. Selenium IDE extension allows to quickly record the interactions with the web application and playback later. The tool also helps to help generate and maintain automation tests
- Chrome Browser
- Windows 10 OS
We need to have Chrome Browser installed on the machine. Steps to download Google Chrome Browser on Windows 10 operating system:
Launch the Chrome browser.
Navigate to the following URL: https://www.selenium.dev/selenium-ide/
Note that the Selenium website has changed and has a new look and feel. The old URL might redirect to the new URL updated above. https://www.seleniumhq.org/selenium-ide/
Steps to install
Click the CHROME DOWNLOAD button.
This will navigate to the Chrome Webstore extension page, on this page click on Add to Chrome button.
A pop-up install window would be displayed. Click on the Add Extension button in the pop-up window. The extension would be installed successfully. A Selenium Icon will be pinned to the browser toolbar.
To make sure the IDE is installed and enabled, type the following into your address bar and hit Enter keyboard key.
Click on the Se icon from the menu bar in your browser to launch the IDE.
The welcome screen has links to get started with the IDE.
Selenium IDE is also available for Firefox browser.
Microsoft Edge Add-on
Selenium IDE is also available for Microsoft Edge browser.