Safari specific functionality
Unlike Chromium and Firefox drivers, the safaridriver is installed with the Operating System. To enable automation on Safari, run the following command from the terminal:
Capabilities common to all browsers are described on the Options page.
Capabilities unique to Safari can be found at Apple’s page About WebDriver for Safari
Starting a Safari session with basic defined options looks like this:
SafariOptions options = new SafariOptions(); driver = new SafariDriver(options);
options = webdriver.SafariOptions() driver = webdriver.Safari(options=options)
var options = new SafariOptions(); driver = new SafariDriver(options);
options = Selenium::WebDriver::Options.safari @driver = Selenium::WebDriver.for :safari, options: options
let driver = await env.builder() .setSafariOptions(options) .build();
val options = SafariOptions() val driver = SafariDriver(options)
Those looking to automate Safari on iOS should look to the Appium project.
Service settings common to all browsers are described on the Service page.
Unlike other browsers, Safari doesn’t let you choose where logs are output, or change levels. The one option
available is to turn logs off or on. If logs are toggled on, they can be found at:
Note: Java also allows setting console output by System Property;
service = webdriver.SafariService(service_args=["--diagnose"])
Safari Technology Preview
Apple provides a development version of their browser — Safari Technology Preview