Install Selenium IDE and FireBug

Selenium Automation Tool

Selenium IDE is an integrated development environment for Selenium test cases. It can only use for testing web applications. It is an extension/ add-ons in Firefox browser using which we can record, edit and debug test cases.  We can create test cases using record function or can write manually in it.

Prerequisites to Run Selenium IDE

  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Selenium IDE
  • Firebug
  • Internet Connection

Mozilla Firefox: It is an important thing because without Firefox we will not able to run Selenium IDE. Download

Installation Selenium IDE 

Step 1: Open mozilla firefox browser.

Step 2: Go to press Ctrl + F and search for “Selenium IDE

Step 3: Download the latest version of selenium IDE

Selenium IDE

Step 4: Click on add to Firefox.

Selenium IDE

Step 5: Click on install button and restart the firefox browser.

Selenium IDE

Now you can see Downloaded Selenium IDE under tools menu. 

Launch Selenium IDE.

Installation of Firebug

Firebug is an extension/ add-on in Mozilla firefox browser which helps to inspect HTML, CSS, Java Script, DOM etc of the web pages. Firebug is a free and open source extension.

Go to Mozilla firefox browser and paste following the path in URL section & Download latest version of FireBug.


Restart the browser.  We can open FireBug using Firebug icon or by pressing F12 button.


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