What are the limitations of Selenium?

Experience Level: Senior
Tags: Quality Assurance (QA) Selenium

Answer

Selenium is quie powerful for testing on-line applications. Before you start using it is good to know where it's not that good.

  • Windows applications cannot be tested
  • Native mobile applications cannot be tested
  • Reporting is limited and needs to be built manually
  • Handling dynamic elements
  • Handling pop up windows
  • Handling page load
  • Handling captcha
  • It is tricky to implement data-driven testing
     
 
 
 
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