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"The initial setup is straightforward. Deployment took about seven months.""You can build your own framework. I think that's the most powerful feature. You can connect with a lot of other tools that use frameworks, or keywords, etc. That helps make it a stronger solution.""The most valuable aspect of Selenium is that it gives you the flexibility to customize or write your own code, your own features, etc. It's not restricted by licensing.""The solution is very flexible; there are different ways of using it. It's open-source and has a lot of support on offer.""The most valuable feature is the Selenium grid, which allows us to run tests in parallel.""Ability to integrate with every other tool.""What I like the most about this product is that it gives us a lot of freedom to code anything, there is no restriction on the type of function you can do.""I like that it is a robust and free open source. There is a lot of community support available, and there are a lot of developers using them. There's good community support."

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"The most valuable features are that it is user-friendly, it's easy to use and easy to teach to others.""The interface is user-friendly.""The solution offers excellent integration capabilities.""It's a very simple solution to use.""The solution scales well.""It clearly makes it easy to test APIs based on the SOAP protocol. We are a logistics company, and we have lots of tracking calls coming in. We provide APIs for tracking services, and it makes sense for us to use SoapUI to test them thoroughly.""The out-of-the-box support for the database is a valuable feature."

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Cons
"Technical support isn't very good. Sometimes their recommendations were not very clear.""The solution is open-source, so everyone relies on the community to assist with troubleshooting and information sharing. If there's a complex issue no one has faced, it may take a while to solve the problem.""The solution's UI path needs to be modernized.""The solution does not offer up enough information in regards to personality testing.""I would like to see XPath made more reliable so that it can be used in all browsers.""Could have additional readability and abstraction.""Selenium is good when the team is really technical because Selenium does less built-in methods. If it came with more built-in and pre-built methods it would be even easier for less technical people to work with it. That's where I think the improvement can be.""There should be standardized frameworks to build automation."

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"We tried automation but it's not easy to integrate with the synching and some of the mission tools that we use for automated testing of APIs.""The documentation needs to be improved because the interface is not easy for a first-time user.""Stability has been an issue for us. It needs to be looked at and made a bit better.""If the load and bare minimum could be defined, I would give this solution a higher rating.""Occasionally, when you are saving, the solution can hang.""There are no bugs or glitches, but a few features available only in the Pro version could be made available in the open-source version. Some of the features do not necessarily need to be only available to Pro users. The data generator would be really useful for the open-source version users.""It is limited to scope and risk services only. It does have some support for JMS, but it is not out-of-the-box; you have to do some tweaks here and there."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"We are satisfied with the pricing.""It's an open-source tool that you can work with at any time without any cost.""This is an open-source product so there is no cost other than manpower.""It is all free.""Selenium is an open-source solution, and It's free.""Selenium is open-source."

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"The cost is not that bad.""I think the number of users is also limited, considering how much we pay.""My understanding is that the pricing is okay, however, that's taken care of by our procurement team. It's around $5,000 for three years.""The Pro version can be expensive for some companies. There are no costs in addition to the licensing fees.""We have team members who are working in shifts, and it is not possible for us to utilize a single license on a single piece of hardware so that multiple team members can use it. We have to take out multiple licenses for each team member."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: The solution is very easy to implement.
Top Answer: The solution is open-source and free to use. There are no licensing costs.
Top Answer: In the past, we had difficulty with screenshots, but this has been remedied. We feel that all the current solutions are usable and the providers are helpful. This said, the login could be improved, to… more »
Top Answer: The solution scales well.
Top Answer: The solution does have a free and licensed version. We use both versions. The licensed version, however, does have more features and options. We have 15 licenses right now and will likely increase… more »
Top Answer: It is helpful for individuals, however for a big team, for example, if I change any code in my project, for my colleague, it's difficult for them to use the same. This is the drawback. It's not ideal… more »
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6
Average Words per Review
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SeleniumHQ
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SeleniumHQ
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Overview

Selenium HQ is a suite of tools to automate web browsers across many platforms. Selenium runs in many browsers and operating systems and can be controlled by many programming languages and testing frameworks. Selenium consist of two types:

  1. Selenium WebDriver - create robust, browser-based regression automation suites & tests and scale & distribute scripts across many environments.
  2. Selenium IDE - create quick bug reproduction scripts and create scripts to aid in automation-aided exploratory testing.
For REST, SOAP and other popular API and IoT protocols, SoapUI NG Pro provides the industry's most comprehensive and easy-to-learn functional testing capabilities. Based on open core technology proven by millions of community members, SoapUI NG Pro helps you ensure that your APIs perform as intended, meet your business requirements, timeframes, and team skill sets right from day one.
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Sample Customers
BrowserStack, Sauce Labs, experitest, Tricentis GmbH, SmartBear Software
Apple, Cisco, FedEx, eBay, Microsoft, MasterCard, Pfizer, Nike, Oracle, Volvo, Lufthansa, Disney, HP, Intel, U.S. Air Force, Schindler
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Computer Software Company23%
Financial Services Firm23%
Retailer13%
Comms Service Provider6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company30%
Comms Service Provider14%
Financial Services Firm9%
Manufacturing Company6%
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm23%
Logistics Company15%
Comms Service Provider8%
University8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company38%
Comms Service Provider14%
Financial Services Firm9%
Insurance Company8%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business27%
Midsize Enterprise30%
Large Enterprise42%
REVIEWERS
Small Business30%
Midsize Enterprise5%
Large Enterprise65%
Find out what your peers are saying about Selenium HQ vs. SoapUI Pro and other solutions. Updated: September 2021.
535,919 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Selenium HQ is ranked 3rd in Functional Testing Tools with 22 reviews while SoapUI Pro is ranked 10th in Functional Testing Tools with 7 reviews. Selenium HQ is rated 7.4, while SoapUI Pro is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of Selenium HQ writes "Highly customizable and the best tool out there to do automated testing". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SoapUI Pro writes "Has out-of-the-box database support and can be easily used by non-technical staff ". Selenium HQ is most compared with Eggplant Digital Automation Intelligence, Worksoft Certify, Tricentis Tosca, Appium and Telerik Test Studio, whereas SoapUI Pro is most compared with ReadyAPI, Postman, Parasoft SOAtest, Apache JMeter and Sauce Labs. See our Selenium HQ vs. SoapUI Pro report.

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