The Selenium Plug-in uses Selenium RC to execute the test cases. Selenium controls the major browsers under the major operating systems. The idea is that one test can execute against several different browsers. Please see the Selenium RC site for more information on what Selenium RC can do.


  • Full access to the DOM
  • Full XPath support for identifying elements on a HTML page or for performing validations. See W3 School Tutorial if you don't know what XPath is.
  • Full support of JavaScript
  • Rich set of XML tags for writing test scripts without having to implement java classes
  • It's free and you even get the source!

To Do

The following items still need to be implemented in the plug-in:

  • A Selenium session is recreated for every selenium-session tag. This slows down the execution when running several scripts.