X-path through Firebug and FirePath

Firebug and FirePath are very awesome add-ons work with Firefox only. So locate the X-path through Firebug and FirePath of a Web-Element.

FirePath is a extension of Firebug where as Firebug is an add-on to the Firefox browser. So to use FirePath, we need to install Firebug initially.

 

Steps to Install Firebug:

Step 1: Launch the Firefox and open the below URL.

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-us/firefox/addon/firebug/

X-path through Firebug and FirePath

Step 2: Then click on the + Add to Firefox button.

Step 3: Click on Add button >> then click on OK button.

X-path through Firebug and FirePath

 

Steps to Install the FirePath:

Step 1: Launch Firefox and open the below URL

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-us/firefox/addon/firepath/

X-path through Firebug and FirePath

Step 2: Then click on the + Add to Firefox button.

Step 3: Click on Add button >> then click on Restart Now button.

X-path through Firebug and FirePath

Now Firebug and FirePath have been successfully installed in the Firefox browser.

 

Steps to Capture the X-path:

Step 1: To capture the X-path, right Click on the Element of the webpage.

X-path through Firebug and FirePath

Step 2: Click on Inspect Element with Firebug >> then right click on the highlighted Section >> then click on the Inspect in FirePath panel.

X-path through Firebug and FirePath

Step 3: By default, it generates Relative X-path.

Relative X-path should always start with the double // slash.

X-path through Firebug and FirePath

 

Step 4: To get the Absolute X-path, click on the Arrow mark at FirePath >> select Generate absolute X-path

X-path through Firebug and FirePath

Step 5: Then close the Firebug and capture the X-path again to get the absolute X-path by following the given steps.

X-path through Firebug and FirePath

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