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    wdio-screenshot

    0.6.0 • Public • Published

    wdio-screenshot

    A WebdriverIO plugin. Additional commands for taking screenshots with WebdriverIO.

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    Browser Support

    Build Status

    • Firefox
    • Chrome
    • Internet Explorer
    • Safari
    • iOS1 2

    Installation

    Install wdio-screenshot via NPM as usual:

    $ npm install wdio-screenshot --save-dev

    Instructions on how to install WebdriverIO can be found here.

    Note: If you want to improve performance, you can install GraphicsMagick.

    Configuration

    Setup wdio-screenshot by adding a wdio-screenshot key to the plugins section of your WebdriverIO config.

    // wdio.conf.js
    exports.config = {
      // ...
      plugins: {
        'wdio-screenshot': {}
      },
      // ...
    };

    Usage

    wdio-screenshot enhances an WebdriverIO instance with the following commands:

    • browser.saveViewportScreenshot([fileName], [{options}]);
    • browser.saveDocumentScreenshot([fileName], [{options}]);
    • browser.saveElementScreenshot([fileName], elementSelector, [{options}]);

    All of these provide options that will help you to exclude unrelevant parts (e.g. content). The following options are available:

    • exclude String[]|Object[] (not yet implemented)
      exclude frequently changing parts of your screenshot, you can either pass all kinds of different WebdriverIO selector strategies that queries one or multiple elements or you can define x and y values which stretch a rectangle or polygon

    • hide String[]
      hides all elements queried by all kinds of different WebdriverIO selector strategies (via opacity: 0)

    • remove String[]
      removes all elements queried by all kinds of different WebdriverIO selector strategies (via display: none)

    Use GraphicsMagick

    wdio-screenshot uses GraphicsMagick for image processing when available. Without GraphicsMagick installed, wdio-screenshot fallbacks to Jimp - a image processing library written in JS.

    If you want to install GraphicsMagick, follow the instructions below.

    Mac OS X using Homebrew

    $ brew install graphicsmagick

    Ubuntu using apt-get

    $ sudo apt-get install graphicsmagick

    Windows

    Download and install executables for GraphicsMagick. Please make sure you install the right binaries desired for your system (32bit vs 64bit).

    License

    MIT


    1 Scaling of iOS Simulator has to be 100% for properly recorded screenshots (see here)

    2 iOS scales the zoom level to fit the website into the viewport when the width of your page is bigger than the viewport. Capturing screenshots of such scaled websites with iOS is experimental and error-prone. If you notice any errors, adjust your viewport settings in your meta tag to disable scaling with <meta name="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0, maximum-scale=1.0, user-scalable=0">

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    Install

    npm i wdio-screenshot

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    Version

    0.6.0

    License

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