Create your test structure

Configure your UFT One machine for running web tests. Then, create a new test structure to test the Advantage Online Shopping site.

Add the UFT One browser extension

Before testing a web app, you must enable the UFT One Agent or Extension relevant for the browsers you want to test.

This tutorial uses the Chrome browser to create and run your test. Add and enable the OpenText UFT Agent Chrome extension before continuing. For details, see Enable the OpenText UFT Agent extension on Google Chrome.

Once enabled, you'll see the OpenText UFT Agent icon in your browser toolbar:

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Define your Internet options auto-complete settings

Define your Windows Internet options to disable autocomplete for forms, usernames and passwords.

To disable autocomplete:

  1. Open your Windows Internet Options dialog box.

  2. On the Content tab, in the AutoComplete area, click Settings.

  3. Clear the checkboxes for Forms and User names and passwords on forms.

    For example:

  4. Close the dialog boxes when you're done.

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Create a new UFT One solution, test, and actions

UFT One actions are the building blocks of your test. This exercise describes how to create separate, modular actions to represent each of the steps in the following user flow on the Advantage Online Shopping site:

  1. Logging in to the site
  2. Selecting a laptop, and adding it to the cart
  3. Checking out and paying for the laptop
  4. Logging out of the site

Start UFT One

First, close your browser window. UFT One will only recognize and record on browser windows opened after UFT One has been opened.

Then, click the UFT One shortcut from your desktop, or access it from the Windows menu.

After the splash screen closes, in the Add-ins Manager, confirm that the Web Add-in is selected, and clear all other Add-ins.

Tip: We generally recommend loading only the add-ins required for your test. This keeps your test lean and simple, and also enhances UFT One performance.

Create a new test

Click the New button, and confirm that GUI Test is selected.

Enter the following details:

Name AdvantageDEMO

Keep the default:

C:\Users\<username>\Documents\UFT One

Solution Name WebTutorial

Ensure that the Create directory for solution checkbox is selected, and then click Create.

Tip: UFT One solutions enable you to group your tests according to functionality, and open and edit multiple tests or other documents in the same UFT One session.

Solutions also enable you to share resources across tests.

Your test appears in the Solution Explorer and the canvas with a default action:

Create actions

  1. Rename Action1 to Login.

    In the canvas, right-click the Action1 box and select Action Properties.

    • In the Name field, enter Login.
    • In the message that opens about this action being a reusable action, click Yes.

    For details, see More about reusable test actions.

  2. Create a new action called SelectLaptop. To do this, click anywhere in the canvas, and select Call to New Action.

    • Name your new action SelectLaptop.
    • Ensure that both Reusable Action and At the end of the test are selected.
  3. Repeat the previous step to create additional actions, named Checkout and Logout.

    Save your test when you're done.

Your test should look like this:

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