Selenium Twitter java


I'm tryng to get connected to my twitter account using Selenium Webdriver

WebDriver driver = new FirefoxDriver(); driver.get("https://www.twitter.com/login/"); WebElement formElement = driver.findElement(By.cssSelector("form.signin")); List<WebElement> allFormChildElements = formElement.findElements(By.cssSelector("input")); for(WebElement item : allFormChildElements ) { System.out.println("<"+item.getTagName()+"> "+ item.getAttribute("name") ); switch(item.getAttribute("name")) { case "session[username_or_email]": item.sendKeys(username); break; case "session[password]": item.sendKeys(password); break; } }

But i'm getting this error log :

<input> session[username_or_email] Exception in thread "main" org.openqa.selenium.ElementNotVisibleException: Element is not currently visible and so may not be interacted with Command duration or timeout: 38 millisecon


I don't understand because it is printing the name of the input, why is not visible ? Any ideas ?



Found that By inspecting the DOM of the twitter login page has two forms having almost same properties and three username and password fields are found.That's why you're getting ElementNotVisibleException[See Image]

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So for that you have to go with relative xpath or css selectors or implement a logic for that .I'm proving two ways you can handle that situation

And I don't know why you are iterating over all the input fields and then finding the element by checking its attributes.You can simply call driver.findElements(By.name())

<strong>Relative Xpath</strong>

As I found that the input inside the @class signin-wrapper is the visible one,I've gone for this xpath

driver.get("https://twitter.com/login/"); driver.findElement(By.xpath("//div[@class='signin-wrapper']//input[@name='session[username_or_email]']")).sendKeys("viaxpath"); driver.findElement(By.xpath("//div[@class='signin-wrapper']//input[@name='session[password]']")).sendKeys("viaxpath");

<strong>Get the Visible Element</strong>

As the name implies it will find all the elements and return the element that is only visible

driver.get("https://twitter.com/login/"); getVisibleElement(driver, "session[username_or_email]").sendKeys("viavisibleName"); getVisibleElement(driver, "session[password]").sendKeys("viavisibleName"); public static WebElement getVisibleElement(WebDriver driver, String name) { List<WebElement> elements = driver.findElements(By.name(name)); for (WebElement element : elements) { if (element.isDisplayed()) { return element; } } return null; }


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