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Selenium IDE – Addons

Selenium IDE – Addons

Some usefull addon’s for Selenium IDE.

Selenium IDE button

Just one simple toolbar button to open Selenium IDE.
– Made by Alejandro Brizuela

Selenium Testresults 

A plugin for Selenium-IDE to save the results of the test execution for the test suite and included test cases in a single click. Also allows you to export the test results for individual test cases.

Screenshot on fail

A plugin for Selenium-IDE to automatically take a screen-shot when a command fails while running the test suite.
– Made by Samit Badle


This is a language extension for Selenium IDE that provides javascript-like conditionals, looping, callable functions, error catching, and JSON/XML driven parametrization.  More detailed information can be found on the Selblocks wiki.
– Made by Refactorer


A plugin for Selenium-IDE to interactively explore and manage stored variables.
– Made by Samit Badle

Selenium Highlighter

A plugin for Selenium-IDE to highlight elements used in the Selenese commands
– Made by Samit Badle

Selenium IDE – Getting started

Getting started

What do i need to install ?


You probably know Firefox already, if you don’t go get it. Its the browers you need to start recording your testscripts in Selenium.

Selenium IDE
Selenium IDE is a simple record-and-playback add-on for Firefox. It record your interactions on a website and let’s you playback them with ease.Very handy if you want to quickly create testscripts and very helpfull in case of exploratory testing or to build a good regression testset.


Firebug is a good tool for to inspect your HTML


Firepath is a addon for firebug, it let’s you even find locaters more easely.


Firefox portable – A handy version of Firefox which can be run from a usb-drive.