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Cypress Commands (Get, Click, Find)

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In this tutorial, we will cover some commonly used Cypress Commands such as Get, Click and Find. We will also take a look at how to find the text of a particular element.

Cypress Get & Click Command

One of the most commands that you will use in Cypress is the ‘Get’ command. The ‘get’ command is used to access one or more DOM elements by a selector.


Cypress Get Text of an Element

There are multiple ways to get the text of an element in Cypress.

1 – Easiest option is via the assertion method:


2 – This option you can use if you need to manipulate the text first:


Cypress Find Command

The ‘find’ command is used to get the descendant of a particular selector. For example, in the below code we are first accessing the nav menu by the id selector and then finding all the list items within the nav using the ‘find’ command.


Check out the video below to see learn more about the Get, Click, and the Find commands –

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