Set Firefox Profile

Set a custom Firefox Profile for your tests that run on Firefox browsers in BrowserStack Automate

To change the preferences within Firefox, instantiate a new FirefoxProfile object and update the preferences of the profile. Check out more preferences at the MozillaZine Knowledge Base.

In this example, a custom Firefox Profile is used to disable Flash and accept French language in Firefox. You can make as many settings like these as you want.

// Using a custom Firefox Profile to disable Flash and set French as language

String URL = "https://YOUR_USERNAME:YOUR_ACCESS_KEY@hub-cloud.browserstack.com/wd/hub";
FirefoxOptions ffOptions = new FirefoxOptions();
FirefoxProfile profile = new FirefoxProfile();
profile.setPreference("intl.accept_languages", "fr");  // Setting the locale language to accept French
profile.setPreference("plugin.state.flash", 0);  // Disabling Flash using Firefox profile
// More profile settings can be set using statements like above
ffOptions.setProfile(profile);
ffOptions.setCapability("browser", "Firefox");
ffOptions.setCapability("os", "Windows");
WebDriver driver = new RemoteWebDriver(new URL(URL), ffOptions);
// Rest of your test case
// Install firefox-profile package
// npm install firefox-profile

var webdriver = require('selenium-webdriver');
var FirefoxProfile = require("firefox-profile");

var capabilities = webdriver.Capabilities.firefox();
// Input capabilities
capabilities.set("browserName", "firefox");
capabilities.set("os", "windows");

var myProfile = new FirefoxProfile();
myProfile.setPreference("plugin.state.flash", 0);  // Disabling Flash using Firefox profile
myProfile.setPreference("intl.accept_languages", "fr");  // Setting locale language to accept French
myProfile.updatePreferences();

myProfile.encoded(function (err, encodedProfile) {
    capabilities.set("firefox_profile", encodedProfile);
  var driver = new webdriver.Builder().
    usingServer('http://YOUR_USERNAME:YOUR_ACCESS_KEY@hub-cloud.browserstack.com/wd/hub').
    withCapabilities(capabilities).
    build();

  // Your test case goes here
});
IWebDriver driver;

// Input capabilities
FirefoxOptions capability = new FirefoxOptions();
capability.AddAdditionalCapability("browser", "Firefox", true);
capability.AddAdditionalCapability("os", "Windows", true);
capability.AddAdditionalCapability("browserstack.user", "YOUR_USERNAME", true);
capability.AddAdditionalCapability("browserstack.key", "YOUR_ACCESS_KEY", true);

FirefoxProfile firefoxProfile = new FirefoxProfile();
firefoxProfile.SetPreference("plugin.state.flash", 0);  // Disabling flash through Firefox Profile
firefoxProfile.SetPreference("intl.accept_languages", "fr");  // Setting French as the language
// Add as many preferences in the profile as you want
capability.Profile = firefoxProfile;
driver = new RemoteWebDriver(
  new Uri("https://hub-cloud.browserstack.com/wd/hub/"), capability
);
// Code for your test case goes here
require_once('vendor/autoload.php');
use Facebook\WebDriver\Remote\RemoteWebDriver;
use Facebook\WebDriver\WebDriverBy;
use Facebook\WebDriver\Firefox\FirefoxProfile;

$profile = new FirefoxProfile();
$profile->setPreference('plugin.state.flash', 0);  // Disabling flash
$profile->setPreference('intl.accept_language', 'fr');  // Setting locale language to accept French
// You can configure as many profile settings as you want
$caps = array(
  "os_version" => "10",
  "browser" => "Firefox",
  "browser_version" => "latest",
  "os" => "Windows",
  "firefox_profile" => $profile
);
$web_driver = RemoteWebDriver::create(
  "https://YOUR_USERNAME:YOUR_ACCESS_KEY@hub-cloud.browserstack.com/wd/hub",
  $caps
);
// Your test code will go here
import requests
from selenium import webdriver
from selenium.webdriver.common.keys import Keys
from selenium.webdriver.common.desired_capabilities import DesiredCapabilities
from selenium.webdriver.firefox.options import Options
from selenium.webdriver.firefox.firefox_profile import FirefoxProfile

# Input capabilities
desired_cap = {
 'browserName': 'firefox',
 'browserVersion': 'latest',
 'os': 'windows',
 'build': 'Python Sample Build',
 'name': 'firefox profile'
}
options = Options()
fp = webdriver.FirefoxProfile()
fp.set_preference('plugin.state.flash', 0)  # Disabling flash using Firefox profile
fp.set_preference('intl.accept_language', 'fr')  # Setting locale language to accept French
# You can make any number of settings using Firefox Profile
fp.update_preferences()
options.profile = fp
driver = webdriver.Remote(
    command_executor='https://YOUR_USERNAME:YOUR_ACCESS_KEY@hub-cloud.browserstack.com/wd/hub',
    desired_capabilities=desired_cap,
    options=options
    )
# Your test code goes here
require "rubygems"
require "selenium-webdriver"

profile = Selenium::WebDriver::Firefox::Profile.new
profile["plugin.state.flash"] = 0  # Disabling flash through this profile setting
profile["intl.accept_language"] = "fr"  # Setting locale language to accept French
# You can add as many settings in your Firefox profile as you want
caps = Selenium::WebDriver::Remote::Capabilities.firefox(:firefox_profile => profile)

caps["os"] = "Windows"
caps["os_version"] = "10"
caps["browser"] = "Firefox"
caps["browser_version"] = "latest"
caps["build"] = "Ruby Sample Build"
caps["name"] = "firefox profile test"

driver = Selenium::WebDriver.for(:remote,
  :url => "http://YOUR_USERNAME:YOUR_ACCESS_KEY@hub-cloud.browserstack.com/wd/hub",
  :desired_capabilities => caps)

# Your test case goes here
use Selenium::Remote::Driver;
use Selenium::Firefox::Profile;

my $profile = Selenium::Firefox::Profile->new;
$profile->set_preference(
  'plugin.state.flash' => 0,  # Disabling flash using firefox profile
  'intl.accept_language' => 'fr'  # Setting locale language to accept French
);
# Input capabilities
my $extraCaps = {
  'browserName'=> 'firefox',
  'browserVersion'=> 'latest',
  'os'=> 'windows',
  'os_version'=>'10',
  'build'=>'Perl Sample Build',
  'name'=>'firefox profile test'
};
my $login = "YOUR_USERNAME";
my $key = "YOUR_ACCESS_KEY";
my $host = "$login:$key\@hub-cloud.browserstack.com";

my $driver = new Selenium::Remote::Driver('remote_server_addr' => $host,
  'port' => '80', 'extra_capabilities' => $extraCaps, 'firefox_profile' => $profile);
# Your test case goes here

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