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Cypress to perform a file upload

Cypress to perform a file upload

 

Cypress to perform a file upload:

Cypress is a JavaScript end-to-end testing framework that allows you to write tests for web applications. Here is an example of how you might use Cypress to perform a file upload:

describe('File upload', () => {
    it('should upload a file', () => {
        // Visit the file upload page
        cy.visit('http://your-website.com/upload');

        // Get the file input element and attach a file to it
        cy.get('input[type=file]').attachFile('file.jpg');

        // Submit the form
        cy.get('form').submit();

        // Verify that the file was successfully uploaded
        cy.contains('File uploaded successfully');
    });
});

This code snippet uses the cy.visit() command to visit the file upload page of the website. Then, it uses the cy.get() command to select the file input element and the .attachFile() method to attach a file to it. After that, it uses the .submit() method on the form element to submit the form. Finally, it uses the cy.contains() command to verify that the file was successfully uploaded by checking if the text “File uploaded successfully” appears on the page.

Attach File in Cypress:

The .attachFile() method in Cypress is used to attach a file to a file input element on a webpage. This method is usually used in combination with the cy.get() command to select the file input element, like this:

cy.get('input[type="file"]').attachFile('path/to/file.jpg')
cy.get('form').submit()

In this example, the first line of code attaches a file to the file input element, the second line of code submits the form.

It’s important to note that the .attachFile() method will only work on file input elements and when you call the method on a non-file input element will throw an error. Also, the file path should be relative to the root directory of your project.

 

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Author: Ghulam Nabi

 

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