Arguments passed to
npx playwright test are treated as a filter for test files. For example,
npx playwright test my-spec will only run tests from files with
my-spec in the name.
All the options are available in the configuration file. However, selected options can be passed to a command line and take a priority over the configuration file.
--headed: Run tests in headed browsers. Useful for debugging.
--browser: Run test in a specific browser. Available options are
"all"to run tests in all three browsers at the same time.
--config <file>: Configuration file. If not passed, defaults to
playwright.config.jsin the current directory.
--config <dir>: Directory with the tests to run without configuration file.
--forbid-only: Whether to disallow
test.only. Useful on CI.
--grep <grep>: Only run tests matching this regular expression. For example, this will run
'should add to cart'when passed
-g="add to cart".
--global-timeout <number>: Total timeout for the whole test run in milliseconds. By default, there is no global timeout.
--list: List all the tests, but do not run them.
-x: Stop after the first
Ntest failures. Passing
-xstops after the first failure.
--output <dir>: Directory for artifacts produced by tests, defaults to
--project <name>: Only run tests from one of the specified projects. Defaults to running all projects defined in the configuration file.
--quiet: Whether to suppress stdout and stderr from the tests.
--repeat-each <N>: Run each test
Ntimes, defaults to one.
--reporter <reporter>: Choose a reporter: minimalist
list. See reporters for more information.
--retries <number>: The maximum number of retries for flaky tests, defaults to zero (no retries).
--shard <shard>: Shard tests and execute only selected shard, specified in the form
current/all, 1-based, for example
--timeout <number>: Maximum timeout in milliseconds for each test, defaults to 30 seconds.
-u: Whether to update snapshots with actual results instead of comparing them. Use this when snapshot expectations have changed.
-j <number>: The maximum number of concurrent worker processes that run in parallel.