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What is the difference between getText() and getAttribute() in Selenium WebDriver?

Both are used to get the WebElement value in between tags.

Is my assumption right? If wrong, please elaborate.

Answer

  <input attr1='a' attr2='b' attr3='c'>foo</input>

getAttribute(attr1) you get ‘a’

getAttribute(attr2) you get ‘b’

getAttribute(attr3) you get ‘c’

getText() with no parameter you can only get ‘foo’