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Page object models

Large test suites can be structured to optimize ease of authoring and maintenance. Page object models are one such approach to structure your test suite.

A page object represents a part of your web application. An e-commerce web application might have a home page, a listings page and a checkout page. Each of them can be represented by page object models.

Page objects simplify authoring by creating a higher-level API which suits your application and simplify maintenance by capturing element selectors in one place and create reusable code to avoid repetition.


Page object models wrap over a Playwright Page.

class SearchPage:
def __init__(self, page): = page
self.search_term_input = page.locator('[aria-label="Enter your search term"]')

def navigate(self):"")

def search(self, text):

Page objects can then be used inside a test.
from import SearchPage

# in the test
page = browser.new_page()
search_page = SearchPage(page)
search_page.navigate()"search query")