Mastering Selenium: Web Automation Essentials

Learn WebDriver, XPath, Action Chains, and Bot Creation for Efficient Web Automation

What you will learn

Master Selenium WebDriver for efficient web automation.

Implement various locator strategies like XPath and ID.

Execute complex actions like clicking and typing on webpages.

Develop skills in action chaining and browser interactions.

Create automated scripts for navigating and inspecting webpages.

Handle common exceptions and errors in Selenium scripts.

Build an Automated Instagram Follower Bot as a project.

Utilize special keys and reset actions in web automation.

Learn efficient use of try-except statements for robust coding.

Gain practical experience in real-world web automation scenarios.


Dive into the dynamic world of web automation with our comprehensive course, “Mastering Selenium: Web Automation Essentials.” Designed for both beginners and experienced professionals, this course offers an in-depth exploration of Selenium, a powerful tool for automating web browsers. You’ll begin with the basics of Selenium, understanding its significance and the diverse applications of web automation in today’s digital landscape.

The course meticulously guides you through setting up the necessary tools and libraries, including Anaconda, Chrome WebDriver, and the Selenium library itself. These initial steps ensure you have a solid foundation to build upon.

As you progress, you’ll explore Selenium’s fundamental features, such as navigating links, inspecting webpages, and locating elements using various locator strategies like ID, Class name, XPath, Link text, and more. The course emphasizes hands-on learning, enabling you to apply these strategies effectively.

The core of this course lies in the detailed examination of executing actions in Selenium. You’ll learn about action chaining, different clicking actions, and managing browser sessions. This includes practical exercises like playing Cookie Clicker using automated actions. Moving further, you’ll delve into advanced actions like moving to elements, handling offsets, and executing complex typing actions, including the use of special keys.


A crucial aspect of this course is handling exceptions in Selenium, where you’ll learn to manage common errors using try-except statements, thus ensuring robust and reliable automation scripts.

The highlight of the course is the capstone project – building an Automated Instagram Follower Bot. This project encapsulates everything you’ve learned, from authentication processes and navigating accounts to automating user interactions.

By the end of this course, you’ll have a strong grasp of web automation principles, proficiency in Selenium, and the confidence to apply these skills in real-world scenarios, making you a valuable asset in the field of web automation and testing. Join us to embark on this journey towards becoming a Selenium expert!


What is Selenium?
Why learn Selenium for web automation?
Applications of web automation

2. Installing Requirements and Libraries

Web driver (Chrome Web Driver)
Selenium library

Selenium Basics

Navigating links
Interacting and inspecting a webpage
Locating single and multiple elements

Locator Strategies

By Class name
By XPath
By Link text
By Tag name
By name

Executing Actions I (Click)

Action Chaining
Click, double click and click and hold actions
Closing the browser
Playing Cookie clicker

Executing Actions II (Move)

Move to element actions
Move by offset
Move to element by offset

Executing Actions III (Typing)

Key Up and Key Down
Send Keys action
Special Keys in Selenium
Reset actions

Handling Exceptions in Selenium

Common Exceptions in Selenium
Try…except statements

Automated Instagram Follower Bot

Project Description
Authentication process
Navigating to another account
Navigating to another account
Following other users

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