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Next-gen browser and mobile automation test framework for Node.js.

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WebdriverIO is a test automation framework, for e2e as well as unit and component testing in the browser, that allows you to run tests based on the WebDriver and WebDriver BiDi as well as Appium automation technology. It provides support for your favorite BDD/TDD test framework and will run your tests locally or in the cloud using Sauce Labs, BrowserStack, TestingBot or LambdaTest.

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Do you like WebdriverIO and want to help make it better? Awesome! Have a look into our Contributor Documentation to get started and find out what contributions can be and how to make them.

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If you're looking for issues to help out with, check out the issues labeled "good first pick". You can also reach out to our Matrix Channel if you have questions on where to start contributing.

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๐Ÿ“ฆ Packages

This repository contains some of the core packages of the WebdriverIO project. There are many wonderful curated resources the WebdriverIO community has put together.

Did you build a WebdriverIO service or reporter? That's awesome! Please add it to our configuration wizard and docs (e.g. like in this example commit) as well as to our awesome-webdriverio list. Thank you! ๐Ÿ™ โค๏ธ


  • webdriver - A Node.js bindings implementation for the W3C WebDriver and Mobile JSONWire Protocol
  • webdriverio - Next-gen browser and mobile automation test framework for Node.js
  • @wdio/cli - A WebdriverIO testrunner command line interface


  • @wdio/config - A helper utility to parse and validate WebdriverIO options
  • @wdio/logger - A helper utility for logging WebdriverIO packages
  • @wdio/protocols - Utility package providing information about automation protocols
  • @wdio/repl - A WDIO helper utility to provide a repl interface for WebdriverIO
  • @wdio/reporter - A WebdriverIO utility to help report all events
  • @wdio/runner - A WebdriverIO service that runs tests in arbitrary environments
  • @wdio/utils - A WDIO helper utility to provide several utility functions used across the project
  • @wdio/globals - A WDIO helper utility for importing global variables directly



  • @wdio/appium-service - A WebdriverIO service to start & stop Appium Server
  • @wdio/browserstack-service - A WebdriverIO service that can be used to use BrowserStack Test Observability which is a reporting, debugging, and test suite quality tracking tool for any test running anywhere. The service also helps for a better integration with the BrowserStack grid if you're running tests on the grid.
  • @wdio/devtools-service - A WebdriverIO service that allows you to run Chrome DevTools commands in your tests
  • @wdio/firefox-profile-service - A WebdriverIO service that lets you define your Firefox profile in your wdio.conf.js
  • @wdio/sauce-service - A WebdriverIO service that provides a better integration into Sauce Labs
  • @wdio/shared-store-service - A WebdriverIO service to exchange data across processes
  • @wdio/testingbot-service - A WebdriverIO service that provides a better integration into TestingBot


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