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Version: 1.17


Playwright provides convenience APIs for common tasks, like reading the text content of an element. These APIs can be used in your test assertions.

Text content

content = page.text_content("nav:first-child")
assert content == "home"

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Inner text

text = page.inner_text(".selected")
assert text == "value"

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Attribute value

alt = page.get_attribute("input", "alt")
assert alt == "Text"

Checkbox state

checked = page.is_checked("input")
assert checked

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JS expression

content = page.locator("nav:first-child").text_content()
assert content == "home"

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Inner HTML

html = page.inner_html("div.result")
assert html == "<p>Result</p>"

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visible = page.is_visible("input")
assert visible

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Enabled state

enabled = page.is_enabled("input")
assert enabled

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Custom assertions

With Playwright, you can also write custom JavaScript to run in the context of the browser. This is useful in situations where you want to assert for values that are not covered by the convenience APIs above.

# Assert local storage value
user_id = page.evaluate("() => window.localStorage.getItem('user_id')")
assert user_id

# Assert value for input element
value = page.locator('#search').input_value()
assert value == 'query'

# Assert computed style
font_size = page.locator('div').evaluate('el => window.getComputedStyle(el).fontSize')
assert font_size == '16px'

# Assert list length
length = page.locator('li.selected').count()
assert length == 3