class'chromedriver', port=0, options: = None, service_args=None, desired_capabilities=None, service_log_path=None, chrome_options=None, service: = None, keep_alive=None)[source]

Controls the ChromeDriver and allows you to drive the browser. You will need to download the ChromeDriver executable from

Creates a new instance of the chrome driver. Starts the service and then creates new instance of chrome driver.

  • executable_path - Deprecated: path to the executable. If the default is used it assumes the executable is in the $PATH
  • port - Deprecated: port you would like the service to run, if left as 0, a free port will be found.
  • options - this takes an instance of ChromeOptions
  • service_args - Deprecated: List of args to pass to the driver service
  • desired_capabilities - Deprecated: Dictionary object with non-browser specific capabilities only, such as “proxy” or “loggingPref”.
  • service_log_path - Deprecated: Where to log information from the driver.
  • keep_alive - Deprecated: Whether to configure ChromeRemoteConnection to use HTTP keep-alive.