XPath Helper Wizard

XPath Helper Wizard

Create XPath queries select similar elements and visualize the results.

  • XPath Helper Wizard
  • XPath Helper Wizard
  • XPath Helper Wizard
  • XPath Helper Wizard
What is XPath Helper Wizard?
XPath Helper Wizard is a Chrome extension expressly designed for the creation of reliable, shorter XPath queries. It has a user-friendly console that continuously updates to display the XPath query for the element under the mouse pointer, providing instant query results. It's adaptability ensures your XPaths remain robust, even if the source website undergoes changes. A must-have tool for anyone regularly working with XPath.
Users: 9,000+
Rating: 2.72 (43)
Version: 4.0.1 (Last updated: 2020-04-25)
Creation date: 2020-04-24
Risk impact: Very low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
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Size: 142.34K
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XPath Helper Wizard creates xpaths that are short and less likely to break if the website changes.

IMPORTANT: After installing this extension, you must reload any existing tabs or restart Chrome for the extension to work.

If parent Xpath field contains an Xpath then all the subsequent Xpaths are generated relative to that parent Xpath.

How to use the extension:

  1. Open a new tab and navigate to any webpage.
  2. Hit Ctrl-Shift-X (or Command-Shift-X on OS X), or click the XPath Helper button in the toolbar, to open the XPath Helper console.
  3. Hold down Shift as you mouse over elements on the page. The query box will continuously update to show the XPath query for the element below the mouse pointer, and the results box will show the results for the current query.
  4. If desired, edit the XPath query directly in the console. The results box will immediately reflect your changes.
  5. Repeat step (2) to close the console.

If the console gets in your way, hold down Shift and then move your mouse over it; it will move to the opposite side of the page.

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  • Free
  • Has a 'Select Similar' feature
  • Great for manually checking XPath
  • Many users reported it doesn't work
  • Not user friendly
  • Doesn't work on XML
Most mentioned
  • Not working
  • Waste of time
  • Doesn't work on XML
Recent reviews
Not working. Followed instructions to the letter.
by A Google user, 2018-03-21

doesn't work.. loaded an xml file locally, clicked the button.. nothing pops up. Tried command-shift-x nothing..
by A Google user, 2019-02-21

Not working. Followed instructions to the letter.
by A Google user, 2018-03-21
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Risk impact

XPath Helper Wizard is safe to use. It does not request any sensitive permissions.

Risk likelihood

XPath Helper Wizard has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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