Google Search Automation with Python Selenium

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Hi,

I want to know how to automate google search in python selenium.

I am done with below steps;

  1. Open chrome
  2. Open Google.com
  3. Enter value by sendkeys

I am stuck at below;

  1. When I put search item 'Software Testing' it given suggested search then I want to know 
  2. How to select any result by down arrow key
  3. I could click the 'Google Search' but if I want to do multiple tabs and then need to reach on 'Google Search' button, how to do that ?

I tried with 

WebElement.sendKeys(Keys.RETURN); but it wont work and there is issue with 

  1. sendKeys, send_Keys, and send.Keys syntax
  2. Issue with TAB and Tab. RETURN and Return. 

Please suggest.

Thanks in Advance

Adi.

Aug 5, 2019 in Selenium by ADS
• 280 points
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search = "something"

driver.get("https://www.google.com/search?q="+search)

1 answer to this question.

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You can simply automate pressing the "Enter" key instead of finding and clicking the search button. Here's the script:

from selenium import webdriver
from selenium.webdriver.common.keys import Keys
import os

driver = webdriver.Chrome(executable_path=os.path.abspath("chromedriver"))
driver.get("http://www.google.com")

que=driver.find_element_by_xpath("//input[@name='q']")
que.send_keys("Software testing")
que.send_keys(Keys.RETURN)
answered Aug 5, 2019 by Payal
Thanks Payal,

But its not working. I tried. It is giving an error with 'RETURN' as undefined variable from import.
Where are you running the Python script? The code I mentioned worked fine on PyCharm.
Eclipse Latest Version !

Version: 2019-06 (4.12.0)
Build id: 20190614-1200

Try ENTER:

que.send_keys(Keys.ENTER)
No, Its not working.

There is one work around where we need to tick the undefined items as ignore via

Window -> Preferences -> PyDev -> Editor -> Code Analysis -> Undefined -> Undefined Variable From Import -> Ignore in Eclispe. I tried that too but its not working.
Hi,

It worked for

que.submit()

but it was working only for the value first put ie "Software Testing". If we want to click on other searches like software testing life cycle, software testing jobs etc then how to do that. ?

You can use the down arrow key to select the autosuggestion options. This works:

from selenium import webdriver
from selenium.webdriver.common.keys import Keys
import os
import time

driver = webdriver.Chrome(executable_path=os.path.abspath("chromedriver"))
driver.get("http://www.google.com")

que=driver.find_element_by_xpath("//input[@name='q']")
que.send_keys("Software testing")
time.sleep(2)
que.send_keys(Keys.ARROW_DOWN)
que.send_keys(Keys.ARROW_DOWN)
time.sleep(2)
que.send_keys(Keys.RETURN)
Thanks ! That Worked for me.
Thank you payal, for providing the solution for this issue.
@Payal, thanks for the code. its working fine for me.
Try This 
from selenium import webdriver
import time
from selenium.webdriver.common.keys import Keys

driver = webdriver.Chrome(executable_path="C:\Program Files\chromedriver")
driver.set_page_load_timeout("10")
driver.get("https://www.google.com/")
driver.maximize_window()
que = driver.find_element_by_name("q")
que.send_keys("Software Testing")
time.sleep(3)
que.send_keys(Keys.ARROW_DOWN)
que.send_keys(Keys.RETURN)

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