Locators & How to Install Firebug

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Tools to identify elements/objects

There are some tools to identify the elements

    1. Firebug
    2. IE DebugBar
    3. Google Chrome Developer Tools


Firebug: Firebug mostly used by web developers, as it allows developers to find elements on the page by using the find functionality.

IE DebugBar: This is an add-on for IE. It also has many features like Firebug.

Google Chrome Developer Tools: This is not like IE or Firefox Google chrome developer tools is built-in to the browser and will also allow you to find the
elements on the page and be able to work out its XPath.


Firebug is an Add-on for FireFox.

To Install Firebug Open http://getfirebug.com/in FireFox.


Click on Install Firebug


Click on the link “Firebug 1.6 for FireFox 3.6”


Click onfirebug-1.6.2.xpi

Click Allow


Click on Install Now


Get a message “Restart Firefox to complete your changes.” Click on “Restart


After Restarting the browser, open www.google.com

Right click on any element, we will get Inspect Element option shown below:


Click on Inspect Element, we will get locators of that element shown as below:




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