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I'm looking at Selenium Server at the moment, and I don't seem to notice a driver that supports headless browser testing.

Unless I'm mistaken, it doesn't support it. If you're on X, you can create a virtual framebuffer to hide the browser window, but that's not really a headless browser.

Can anyone enlighten me? Does Selenium support headless browser testing?

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Yes, you can run the headless browser testing with selenium for that you need not use PhantomJS as an alternative to Selenium. It includes a webdriver of Phantomjs class. You just need to install binary to your machine in python you can use this

from selenium import webdriver

dr = webdriver.PhantomJS() 

This will import the Phantomjs or else you can use 


For chrome driver which enables you to run a headless test in chromedriver.

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