Obtain the element of the page by title attribute - Selenium and Java

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I'm trying to get the image which has the word "Collector" in its title and click on it. This is the html code for the image and its link:

<a href="javascript:*command*" title="Level III: KPI Collector RYG of D D/Testing - SYS">
<img src="*unusable link because it's only valid for the specific page*" title="Level III: KPI Collector RYG of D D/Testing - SYS">

The <a> and <img> tags are nested in a table cell and some divs. I didn't write the html code so don't yell at me if it's ugly :p
Here is the java code where I try to do it:

WebElement trafficLight = driver.findElement(By.xpath("//img[contains(@title,'Collector')]"));
trafficLight.click();

The error I get is:

Exception in thread "main" org.openqa.selenium.NoSuchElementException: Unable to locate element: {"method":"xpath","selector":"//img[contains(@title,'Collector')]"}

I'm pretty sure the xpath is ok so I don't think that's the issue.


As the img WebElement is within a frame, you will need to switch focus to that frame before you perform any action on that WebElement. You can do that using WebDriver's switchTo() method like so:

driver.switchTo().frame(frameLocator);

The frame locator can be either its (zero-based) index, name or id attribute, or a previously located WebElement.

Once you have switched focus to the required frame, you should then be able to interact with the WebElement using the same code in your initial post.