How to get the text from a website using selenium

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I am using selenium. I want to scrape out the text from a website. How to do this using selenium?

Can someone help me with this.
Dec 31, 2018 in Selenium by Sradha
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hey, you can use get.text() method to get the string from the particular section of the website. 

Here is the program that I used and it worked pretty well.

System.setProperty("webdriver.chrome.driver","C:\\Users\\priyj_kumar\\Downloads\\chromedriver.exe");
WebDriver driver = new ChromeDriver();
driver.get("https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page");
String str = driver.findElement(By.xpath("//*[@id='mp-tfa']/p")).getText();
System.out.println(str);

This way you can get the string from the website.

answered Dec 31, 2018 by Sudhanshu
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driver.findElement(By.cssSelector("p")).getText()

or 

IWebElement element = Browser.GetElementByCssSelector("div.loginbox p");
string text = element.Text;
answered Sep 6, 2020 by Sri
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