Making Assertions With Cypress

Learn how to make assertions with Cypress.

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Assertions are a way to describe the state of our elements and applications. Cypress automatically waits until the assertion becomes true before moving forward. Moreover, TypeScript helps us massively by auto-completing assertions. Cypress allows us to assert one or multiple elements’ length, class, value, text content, style, visibility, and other attributes.

We can use the .should() function to assert something in Cypress, which can be chained after the cy.get() command. The .should() functions yields the same subject as given by the previous command. This allows us to chain multiple .should() commands together.

Let’s take a look at some basic assertions.

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