Creating a simple webpage test with Selenium Webdriver

In the previous post I have written about how to get started writing tests in Java with Selenium Webdriver. In this post I’ll guide you how to write a simple test using the project structure created in the previous post. As an example, I’ll use this website (

Step 1. Clearly define what you want to check on the webpage

A correct question is a half of  the answer.  To write an accurate test you should first define a criteria of correct work (it’s also a great way to know your system better!). In this example, I’m going to check if main webpage contains the search input (marked by the red rectangle in the picture below).

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