Check that the element is clickable or not in Selenium WebDriver

0 votes

I have automated web applications that are very heavy on Ajax. 

Like a modal dialog is displayed with the text "Saving..." when it is saving the settings, while the rest of the page greys out

My test scripts are trying to click the next link in the test before the message disappears. It almost always works when driving Firefox, but when driving Chrome the following error is displayed:

Exception in thread "main" org.openqa.selenium.WebDriverException: Element is not clickable at point (99.5, 118.5). Other element would receive the click: <div class="dijitDialogUnderlay _underlay" dojoattachpoint="node" id="lfn10Dijit_freedom_widget_common_environment_Dialog_8_underlay" style="width: 1034px; height: 1025px; "></div> (WARNING: The server did not provide any stacktrace information)

Is there a way to detect if the element is clickable or not? 

Jun 12, 2018 in Selenium by darklord
• 6,140 points
7,484 views

1 answer to this question.

0 votes

Use Selenium Waits:

    WebDriverWait wait = new WebDriverWait(yourWebDriver, 5);
    wait.until(ExpectedConditions.elementToBeClickable(By.xpath("//xpath_to_element")));

Webdriver will wait for 5 seconds for the element to be able to be clicked.

answered Jun 12, 2018 by Meci Matt
• 9,400 points

Related Questions In Selenium

0 votes
1 answer
0 votes
2 answers
0 votes
1 answer

Finding WebDriver element with Class Name in java

The better way to handle this element ...READ MORE

answered Apr 10, 2018 in Selenium by nsv999
• 5,050 points
402 views
0 votes
1 answer
0 votes
1 answer

Geo-location microphone camera pop up

To Allow or Block the notification, access using Selenium and you have to ...READ MORE

answered May 11, 2018 in Selenium by Samarpit
• 5,130 points
757 views
0 votes
1 answer

How to use such xpath to find web elements

It's much simpler to use: #MyDiv123 > div.super or ...READ MORE

answered Jun 14, 2018 in Selenium by Samarpit
• 5,130 points
400 views
0 votes
1 answer

To check that the web page is loaded or not using Selenium Web Driver?

The solution is using Implicit Wait which ...READ MORE

answered May 24, 2018 in Selenium by Meci Matt
• 9,400 points
4,277 views
0 votes
1 answer

Verify that an element exist in Selenium 2 or not

If you are testing using JUnit and ...READ MORE

answered Aug 23, 2018 in Selenium by Meci Matt
• 9,400 points
119 views