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  • Last Updated : 15 May, 2020

Selenium’s Python Module is built to perform automated testing with Python. Selenium Python bindings provides a simple API to write functional/acceptance tests using Selenium WebDriver. To open a webpage using Selenium Python, checkout – Navigating links using get method – Selenium Python. Just being able to go to places isn’t terribly useful. What we’d really like to do is to interact with the pages, or, more specifically, the HTML elements within a page. There are multiple strategies to find an element using Selenium, checkout – Locating Strategies. Selenium WebDriver offers various useful methods to control the session, or in other words, browser. For example, adding a cookie, pressing back button, navigating among tabs, etc.

This article revolves around get_cookies drrver method in Selenium. get_cookies method is used to get all cookies in current session. It returns a set of dictionaries, corresponding to cookies visible in the current session.

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Example –
Now one can use get_cookies method as a driver method as below –


How to use get_cookies driver method in Selenium Python ?

To demonstrate, get_cookies method of WebDriver in Selenium Python. Let’ s visit and get all cookies.

Program –

# import webdriver
from selenium import webdriver
# create webdriver object
driver = webdriver.Firefox()
# get
# get all cookies in scope of session

Output –
Browser cookies are as verified below –
Terminal Output –

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