|action-list.json entry||"authenticateAlert" : "actions.execute.AlertHandle"|
|status||deprecated since version 1.3|
This function always has been in beta, and never fully implemented in the WebDriver standard. Since the use of Selenium 3.11.0, this action is no longer supported.
When visiting a website that has an authentication pop-up, use the username and password in the baseUrl like this:
Most of the modern browsers support this type of HTTP authentication.
Documentation for version below 1.3
|authenticateAlert||username|password||The pipe-symbol | is used to separate username and password.|
Any spaces around the pipe-symbol will be part of either the username or password, e.g. "admin | Passw0rd!" will result in a username: "admin " and password: " Passw0rd!"