What is the difference between webdriver get and webdriver navigate

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What is the difference between get() and navigate() methods? Does any of this or maybe another method waits for page content to load? What do I really need is something like Selenium 1.0's WaitForPageToLoad but for using via webdriver.

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Dec 3, 2020 in Selenium by anonymous
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The first thing you’ll want to do with WebDriver is navigated to a page. The normal way to do this is by calling get:

driver.get("http://www.google.com");

WebDriver will wait until the page has fully loaded (that is, the onload event has fired) before returning control to your test or script. It’s worth noting that if your page uses a lot of AJAX on load then WebDriver may not know when it has completely loaded. If you need to ensure such pages are fully loaded then you can use waits.

answered Dec 3, 2020 by Gitika
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