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Quality Assurance Introduction to Selenium Test Drive Selenium Interacting with Elements

Pete Lower
Pete Lower
17,225 Points

Why find by id then css when you can add parent id in find by css?

Why use driver.findElement(By.id("registrar")).findElement(By.css("input")) when you can driver.findElement(By.css("#registrar input")) ?

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
218,833 Points

Your approach does seem to be more expedient and compact. What's shown in the video may just be using an opportunity to illustrate method chaining and/or avoiding the possibility of confusing anyone with a descendant selector.

Pete Lower
Pete Lower
17,225 Points

Thanks for clarifying Steven!