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List of assertions

expect(locator).to_be_attached()Element is attached
expect(locator).to_be_checked()Checkbox is checked
expect(locator).to_be_disabled()Element is disabled
expect(locator).to_be_editable()Element is editable
expect(locator).to_be_empty()Container is empty
expect(locator).to_be_enabled()Element is enabled
expect(locator).to_be_focused()Element is focused
expect(locator).to_be_hidden()Element is not visible
expect(locator).to_be_in_viewport()Element intersects viewport
expect(locator).to_be_visible()Element is visible
expect(locator).to_contain_text()Element contains text
expect(locator).to_have_attribute()Element has a DOM attribute
expect(locator).to_have_class()Element has a class property
expect(locator).to_have_count()List has exact number of children
expect(locator).to_have_css()Element has CSS property
expect(locator).to_have_id()Element has an ID
expect(locator).to_have_js_property()Element has a JavaScript property
expect(locator).to_have_text()Element matches text
expect(locator).to_have_value()Input has a value
expect(locator).to_have_values()Select has options selected
expect(page).to_have_title()Page has a title
expect(page).to_have_url()Page has a URL
expect(response).to_be_ok()Response has an OK status

Custom Expect Message

You can specify a custom expect message as a second argument to the expect function, for example:

expect(page.get_by_text("Name"), "should be logged in").to_be_visible()

When expect fails, the error would look like this:

    def test_foobar(page: Page) -> None:
> expect(page.get_by_text("Name"), "should be logged in").to_be_visible()
E AssertionError: should be logged in
E Actual value: None
E Call log:
E LocatorAssertions.to_be_visible with timeout 5000ms
E waiting for get_by_text("Name")
E waiting for get_by_text("Name")

tests/ AssertionError

Setting a custom timeout

You can specify a custom timeout for assertions either globally or per assertion. The default timeout is 5 seconds.

Global timeout
from playwright.sync_api import expect


Per assertion timeout
from playwright.sync_api import expect

def test_foobar(page: Page) -> None: