How to open a link in new tab of chrome browser using Selenium WebDriver?

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System.setProperty("webdriver.chrome.driver", "D:\\softwares\\chromedriver_win32\\chromedriver.exe");

WebDriver driver = new ChromeDriver();
driver.manage().timeouts().implicitlyWait(10, TimeUnit.SECONDS);
driver.manage().window().maximize();
driver.get("https://mail.google.com/");
String selectLinkOpeninNewTab = Keys.chord(Keys.CONTROL,Keys.RETURN); 
driver.findElement(By.linkText("www.facebook.com")).sendKeys(selectLinkOpeninNewTab);
Aug 9, 2018 in Selenium by Perry
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5 answers to this question.

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Below code worked fine for me:

    driver = new ChromeDriver();
    driver.manage().window().maximize();

    baseUrl = "http://www.google.co.uk/";
    driver.get(baseUrl);
    driver.findElement(By.cssSelector("body")).sendKeys(Keys.CONTROL +"t");

    ArrayList<String> tabs = new ArrayList<String> (driver.getWindowHandles());
    driver.switchTo().window(tabs.get(1)); //switches to new tab
    driver.get("https://www.facebook.com");

    driver.switchTo().window(tabs.get(0)); // switch back to main screen        
    driver.get("https://www.news.google.com");
answered Aug 9, 2018 by Meci Matt
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This code is not working for me

Hey Sonal, try this piece of code to open a link in a new tab:

driver = new ChromeDriver();
driver.manage().window().maximize();
driver.get("https://www.google.com/");
String a = "window.open(link,'_blank');";  // replace link with your desired link
((JavascriptExecutor)driver).executeScript(a);

Hope this would help you. Let me know if it works.

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driver.execute_script('''window.open("http://google.com","_blank");''')
answered Nov 27, 2018 by Ganesh
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First open a new tab:

driver.find_element_by_tag_name('body').send_keys(Keys.COMMAND + 't') 

Then open the url using get:

driver.get('www.facebook.com')
answered Nov 27, 2018 by Mahesh
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ActionChains(driver).key_down(Keys.CONTROL).send_keys('t').key_up(Keys.CONTROL).perform()
answered Nov 27, 2018 by kartik
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You can open a new tab first. And then change the focus to the newly created tab

driver.execute_script("window.open('');")
driver.switch_to.window(driver.window_handles[1])
driver.get("www.facebook.com")
answered Nov 27, 2018 by Shrikanth

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