1. selenium-python-interact-with-forms

Interact with Forms - (Selenium Python Basic Commands)

Selenium is a popular testing framework used for testing web applications. In this tutorial, we'll explore how to use Selenium with Python to interact with forms on a web page.


Here are some common Selenium Python commands used for interacting with forms:

# find an element by ID
element = driver.find_element_by_id("element-id")

# find an element by name
element = driver.find_element_by_name("element-name")

# find an element by class name
element = driver.find_element_by_class_name("class-name")

# find an element by CSS selector
element = driver.find_element_by_css_selector("css-selector")

# find an element by XPath
element = driver.find_element_by_xpath("xpath")

# input text into a form field
element.send_keys("text to input")

# click a button or form element

# submit a form


Suppose you want to automate the process of filling out a login form on a web page using Selenium and Python. Here's an example of how to do this:

from selenium import webdriver

# initialize the driver
driver = webdriver.Chrome()

# navigate to the login page

# find the username field and input text
username_field = driver.find_element_by_name("username")

# find the password field and input text
password_field = driver.find_element_by_name("password")

# find the login button and click it
login_button = driver.find_element_by_css_selector("#login-button")

# wait for the login process to complete

# close the browser window

In this example, we've used Selenium to find the username and password form fields, input text into them, and click the login button to submit the form.


Selenium provides a variety of commands for interacting with forms on a web page, such as finding form elements by name, class name, CSS selector, or XPath, inputting text into form fields, clicking form elements, and submitting forms.


Using Selenium to interact with forms on a web page can be useful for testing web applications, as well as automating repetitive tasks such as form filling.

Important Points

Here are some important points to keep in mind when using Selenium to interact with forms:

  • Always ensure that your form input values are valid and properly formatted.
  • When submitting a form, make sure that all required fields have been filled out correctly.
  • Be aware of any AJAX or other asynchronous processes that may occur when submitting a form.


In this tutorial, we discussed how to use Selenium with Python to interact with forms on a web page. We covered syntax, examples, explanations, use cases, and important points of using Selenium to interact with web forms. By mastering these techniques, you can automate the process of filling out web forms and improve your web application testing.

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