Adding the HCL OneTest UI for Google Chrome extension

To perform functional testing in Google Chrome browsers, an extension is required to be added to the browser that enables communication between HCL OneTest™ UI and Google Chrome browsers through a web server. This extension, known as HCL OneTest UI for Google Chrome™, is available with your HCL OneTest UI installation. Alternatively, the extension is also available on the Google Chrome web store. To test applications loaded in Google Chrome, you must enable the browser, which adds the extension to the browser.

Before you begin

  • If you already enabled the Google Chrome browser manually through the Enable Environments for Testing dialog box in HCL OneTest UI, and you want to install the latest updates to the HCL OneTest UI for Google Chrome extension from the Google Chrome web store, first disable the browser by clicking Disable in the Enable Environments for Testing dialog box, and then add the extension from the web store by completing the procedure below.

About this task

You can enable the browser manually by using one of the following methods:
  • By enabling the browser from the Enable Environments dialog box in HCL OneTest UI. The browser opens and you are prompted to add the HCL OneTest UI for Google Chrome extension to the browser. For instructions to do this, see Enabling Google Chrome browsers.
  • By adding the HCL OneTest UI for Google Chrome extension to the browser from the Google Chrome web store. Ensure that you have an Internet connection to access the extension from the Google Chrome web store. After adding the extension, verify that the browser is enabled by opening the Enable Environments dialog box in HCL OneTest UI.

Procedure

  1. In the Google Chrome browser, click the Customize and Control Google Chrome icon, and then click Settings.
  2. On the Settings page, in the right pane, click Extensions.
  3. Click Want to browse gallery instead. The Google Chrome web store opens.
  4. In the Search field, type HCL OneTest UI and press Enter. The HCL OneTest UI for Google Chrome extension is displayed.
  5. Click Add to Chrome.

Results

The HCL OneTest UI for Google Chrome extension is added to the Google Chrome browser, and the browser is enabled for functional testing.

What to do next

Verify that the browser is enabled by opening the Enable Environments dialog box in HCL OneTest UI. After you verify that the browser is enabled, you can start testing applications in Google Chrome browsers.
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