How to test email and SMS with Selenium
This article shows you how to test email and test SMS using Selenium and the Mailosaur API.
What is Selenium?
Selenium is a hugely popular open-source tool that automates web browsers.
If you’ve never heard about Selenium, we’d recommend checking out the the Selenium website.
What is Mailosaur?
Mailosaur is a service that captures email and SMS messages and lets you test them, via it’s web dashboard and the Mailosaur email/SMS testing API.
Step 1 - Create an API key
Account-level API keys allow you to access all the functions described in the API reference, and have access to all the servers in your account.
To create an account-level API key, you must be an Administrator or Account Owner on the account in question.
- Go to the Settings page in the Mailosaur Dashboard (click the icon in the main navigation).
- Go to the API Keys page.
- Click the Create a Key button.
- In the dialog that appears, enter a name for your key.
- When you are finished, click Create.
For more information, see our guide on managing API keys.
Step 2 - Use the guide for your programming language
Selenium supports various languages. To begin integrating email and SMS into your Selenium tests, just follow the step-by-step guide for the language that applies to your Selenium setup: