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Python – Opening links using Selenium
  • Last Updated : 27 Feb, 2020

Selenium is a powerful tool for controlling the web browser through the program. It is functional for all browsers, works on all major OS and its scripts are written in various languages i.e Python, Java, C#, etc, we will be working with Python.

Selenium Python bindings provide a convenient API to access Selenium WebDrivers like Firefox, Ie, Chrome, Remote, etc. The currently supported Python versions are 2.7, 3.5 and above.

Installation

Selenium.get()

This method is used to launch a new browser and will open the given URL in the browser.

Syntax:



driver.get(url) 

Parameters used:
The function accept only one argument which is the desired link to be opened as showed in above syntax.

Example:

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code

#importing webdriver from selenium
from selenium import webdriver
   
#selecting Firefox as the browser
#in order to select Chrome 
# webdriver.Chrome() will be used
driver = webdriver.Firefox(executable_path = '/path/to/geckodriver')
   
#URL of the website 
   
#opening link in the browser
driver.get(url)

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Output:

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