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Selenium with Python

Your guide to running tests using Python SDK on BrowserStack’s Selenium Grid of 3000+ real devices and desktop browsers.

Run tests on 3000+ real devices and desktop browsers

Prerequisites

Run a sample build

Run a sample Python test build using BrowserStack SDK with the following steps:

Clone sample repository

Clone our sample Git repository using the following commands:

# clone sample Python repository
git clone -b sdk https://github.com/browserstack/python-selenium-browserstack
cd python-selenium-browserstack
git clone -b sdk https://github.com/browserstack/python-selenium-browserstack
cd python-selenium-browserstack

Set up the dependencies

Install the required dependencies by running the following command in your terminal/command-line:

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Configure your browserstack.yml config file

The browerstack.yml file holds all the required capabilities to run your tests on BrowserStack

Set access credentials

Set userName and accessKey properties in browserstack.yml to authenticate your tests on BrowserStack.

Select desktop browsers or real devices from a list of 3000+ available combinations:

Parallel thread #1
Parallel thread #2
Parallel thread #3

Update the browserstack.yml config file

Copy and replace the following config in the browserstack.yml file available in the root directory of this project.

browserstack.yml
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Execute build on BrowserStack

You are now ready to run your build on BrowserStack. From the root directory of this project, run the following command.

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Next steps

After you have successfully run your first test on BrowserStack, try integrating your test suite with BrowserStack.

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