414. Using click( ) for clicking a link

Selenium WebDriver command click( ) can also be used for clicking any link on the page.

Test Description:

First of all lets understand the Test Description by going through the comments mentioned on the below screenshot.

So we have to use css path for locating the 'Chapter1' link and click it using the Selenium WebDriver command click( ).

Lets Implement the Test on Eclipse IDE:


1. Create a new Java Project say 'WebDriver-Project58' in Eclipse IDE
2. Configure the Project to work with Selenium WebDriver
3. Create a package say 'package58' under the newly created project.
4. Create a Java Class file say 'Class58' under the newly created package as shown below:

Actual Steps:

1. Write the following code into the newly created Java Class file as shown below and make sure that you resolve all the errors before going to next step:

2. Write the test method 'clickChapter1Link()' which uses CSS Path Statement for locating the 'chapter1' link as shown below:

3. Save and Run the '' file by selecting the 'JUnit Test' option and ensure that our Automation Test has clicked on 'Chapter1' link and Chapter1 page is displayed as shown below:

Watch the below video:

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Download this Project:

Click here to download this project and import into Eclipse IDE  on your machine.

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