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Change WYSIWYG settings

A Selenium web-driver cannot enter data to fields with WYSIWYG. This option disables the WYSIWYG and enables the web-driver to process these fields as simple text areas.

  1. Log in to the Magento Admin as an administrator.
  2. Follow Stores > Configuration > General > Content Management > WYSIWYG Options.
  3. Set Enable WYSIWYG Editor to Disabled Completely.
  4. Click Save Config.

Change content settings

Change security settings

Enable the Admin Account Sharing setting to avoid unpredictable logout during testing session. And disable the Add Secret Key in URLs setting to open pages using direct URLs.

  1. Follow Stores > Configuration > Advanced > Admin > Security.
  2. Set Admin Account Sharing to Yes.
  3. Set Add Secret Key to URLs to No.

Change security settings

Refresh page cache

  • Go to Cache Management.

Cache Management message

  • Select the checkboxes next to Configuration and Page Cache.
  • From the Actions list in the upper left, click Refresh.
  • Click Submit.
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