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What is Selenium WebDriver?

WebDriver is a component in Selenium that helps in the overall automation of browser-based tests. It is a remote control interface that programs can use to interact with browsers and instruct them. By manipulating DOM elements, programs can control the User Agent's behavior. Selenium framework leverages the WebDriver to automate web testing steps without being dependent on any one language.

What is Selenium

The Selenium WebDriver consists of:

  • Selenium Client Library: It contains various language libraries for Java, JavaScript, Ruby, Python, and other languages.
  • JSON Wire Protocol: It transfers data between the server and a client on the web.
  • Browser Drivers: It lets Selenium WebDriver and the respective browser interact.
  • Browsers: Selenium WebDriver supports Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera Mini, and Microsoft Edge.

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