Selenium WebDriver operates very slow

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I am using Selenium WebDriver to take the screenshot of web pages. the time I hit run in eclipse to the time the screenshot shows up in my local drive is 7-10 seconds. There is a delay in the launching of Firefox.

Below is my Code:

WebDriver driver = new FirefoxDriver();
driver.get("http://www.cnn.com");
File scrFile = ((TakesScreenshot)driver).getScreenshotAs(OutputType.FILE);
FileUtils.copyFile(scrFile, new File("c:\\test\\screenshot.png"));

How to speed up the execution process?

Aug 24, 2018 in Selenium by darklord
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Allowing WebDriver to attach to a running browser - this has been an issue for years. Till now this feature has still not been added. As far as I am aware, there is no way to make Firefox load any faster. You can try a few other tricks though.

fp.setPreference("webdriver.load.strategy", "unstable")
answered Aug 24, 2018 by Meci Matt
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