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JavaScript

Ben Os
Ben Os
20,008 Points

Autoclicking a button with Javascript

There is a webpage that contains a form of username, password, and a submit button.

Each time I go into that webpage, I have to manually click the button to login (the creators of the webpage disabled automatic logging in even when the details are remembered by the browser).

I wish to enter automatically anyway. For that reason, I created the following script, but for some reason it doesn't work. I wonder what I missed as it seems okay to me:

(function() {
let myButton = document.querySelector("[type=submit]");
    window.onload.click(myButton);
})();
Gonras Karols
Gonras Karols
17,357 Points
window.onload = function(){
  document.forms['login_form'].submit()

}

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,644 Points

This doesn't "seem okay":

    window.onload.click(myButton);

Because window.onload is an event handler, and event handlers don't have a "click" method.

But the button itself would, try this instead:

myButton.click();
Ben Os
Ben Os
20,008 Points

Thank you for this logical, clear, and swift explanation!