How to use link as a locator to find element in selenium?

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How can I use Link Text to find the element? I am new to selenium. Can you please help me with this?

Thank you in advance!
Dec 21, 2018 in Selenium by Jino
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Hello @Jino, its amazing to explore ways on how to do things in different way. Using Link text is also another way for finding the method in which you can use the text in the link to click on that link.

So basically you will need to inspect the element and find the text associated and then simply create a reference to it.

Here is how to do this:

As you got the link text then use the following command to click on that :

driver.findElement(By.linkText("Advertising")).click();

Hope this helps.

answered Dec 21, 2018 by Nabarupa
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driver.findElement(By.linkText("link")).click();
answered Sep 3 by Sri
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