Announcing Selenium 2.8.0 support

Posted Oct 20th, 2011

Selenium 2.8.0 is Selenium’s latest release. It includes some important bug fixes as well as great features people have been waiting for:

  • setFileDetector and support for file uploads in RemoteDriver for java
  • Native event support in Firefox 7

Here’s the official announcement in Selenium's blog for more information. The current default version for our service is 2.6.0. But once thoroughly tested, we’ll be announcing the move to 2.8.0 as the default version for all of our users’ tests to run. In the meantime, you can start using this new version right now by adding the following Desired Capabilities/JSON key-value:

"selenium-version": "2.8.0"

If you see any issues after moving your tests to this new release, we definitely want to hear about it. And remember, once we move everyone over, you’ll still be able to test with previous versions using the “selenium-version” capability outlined above, in case you notice any issues with the default version. For more information about the “selenium-version” flag, you can check our docs on Sauce OnDemand additional configuration.

Written by

Santiago Suarez Ordoñez


SeleniumCross-browser testing