How To Automate Pagination Using Selenium Java?

Ross Jackman | April 10, 2023

How To Automate Pagination Using Selenium Java?

Pagination can be handled in multiple ways using Selenium and the steps to implement one of the widely used techniques in a professional framework is as mentioned below:

  • Step-1: Wait for the page to load properly.
  • Step-2: Scroll to the "Next" button.
  • Step-3: Wait till the page loads completely.
  • Step-4: Use a loop and boolean flags to handle changing values.

Additionally, it is assumed that the element is clickable.

Code Stack

  • Step-1: Navigate to the required application

    driver.get(application url);

  • Step-2: Wait for the page to load

    Thread.sleep(10000) //time in ms

  • Step-3: Initialize WebDriver to JavascriptExecutor

    JavascriptExecutor js = (JavascriptExecutor) driver;

  • Step-4: Locating element by link text and storing it in variable "element"

    WebElement element = driver.findElement(By.linkText("Required Element"));

  • Step-5: Scrolling down the page till the element is found

    js.executeScript("arguments[0].scrollIntoView();", element);

  • Step-6: Click on the next button;

  • Step-7: Wait for the page to load completely

    Thread.sleep(10000) //time in ms


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