RE: Unable to locate an element

hi  –

I am unable to locate an element on a travel website. I tried locating through absolute/relative xpaths, id and class but its not working.

<div id=”divBanner class=”all_page>
<input id=”hPopularCity type=”hidden>
<input id=”hTodaysPredefined type=”hidden>
<script type=”text/javascript src=”/Content/js/common/jquery-ui.js>
<script type=”text/javascript src=”/Content/js/FlightDatePicker.js>
<link type=”text/css rel=”stylesheet href=”/Content/css/jquery-ui.css>
<link href=”/Content/images/favicon.ico type=”image/x-icon rel=”shortcut icon>
<script type=”text/javascript>
<section class=”center>
<input id=”showCountdown type=”hidden value=”true>
<div class=”bottom_content>
<div class=”wrapper>
<div class=”container>
<section class=”itinarary_content>
<div class=”itinarary_left>
<div class=”itinarary_left_top>
<div class=”bredcrumb mt_20>
<div class=”flight_itinara_area mt_15>
<div class=”flight_itinara_area>
<div class=”itinarary_tottal_area mt_20>
<div class=”itinarary_tottal_right>
<input id=”ItCurrency2 type=”hidden value=”KWD>
<div class=”itinanary_book_now>
<a href=”/en/Flight/PaxDetails?TripId=0>Book Now</a>

I am pasting the HTML code for reference and I wanted to click on the link “Book Now”.
<a href=”/en/Flight/PaxDetails?TripId=0>Book Now</a>

I tried following options
1) @FindBy(linkText=”Book Now”)
private WebElement bookNow;;

2) WebDriverWait wait = new WebDriverWait(driver, 100);
wait.until(visibilityOfElementLocated(By.linkText(“Book Now”))).click();

3) @FindBy(xpath=”//*[@id=’divBanner’]/section/div/div/div/section/div[1]/div[5]/div[1]/div/a”)
private WebElement bookNow;;

4) @FindBy(xpath=”/html/body/div[1]/div[3]/section/div/div/div/section/div[1]/div[5]/div[1]/div/a”)
private WebElement bookNow;;

Aruna Default Asked on October 30, 2014 in Selenium WebDriver.

Hi Aruna

can you please check the occurances of your Xpath on firepath?

on October 30, 2014.

Hi Aruna

If i was you, probably i would have used css which is much more concise and easy to read
@FindBy(css = “.itinanary_book_now a”)

on November 7, 2014.
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2 Answers

Hi All – Thanks so for your responses. Actually the page is supposed to be a slow loadable page content so I had to use wait.until(visibilityOfElementLocated)By.cssSelector(“a[href*=’/en/Flight/PaxDetails’]”))).

And It worked. 🙂

Default Answered on November 10, 2014.
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