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Generates & Obtain DOM (Document Object Model)

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Generates & Obtain DOM (Document Object Model)

Capivara is a library that allows your python obtain the DOM from webpages. Being a excelent tool to test client-side behavior.


Custom Requirement: [Phantomjs binary package installed](

To install Capivara, simply run:

$ pip install capivara


<div class="container main">
    You shall not pass!!
import capivara
document = capivara.init(port=8012) # default = 8000

element = document.querySelector('.container')
assert.equal(element.className, "container main") # true
assert.equal(element.textContext, "You shall not pass!!") # true

Available Methods


Returns the first element that is a descendant of the element on which it is invoked that matches the specified group of selectors.

element = document.querySelector('.container')


The capivara is unable to deliver all the properties of the element.

However he can deliver the following properties:

style, classList, textContext, baseURI, className, clientHeight, clientLeft, clientTop, clientWidth, firstChild, title, string, tagName, tabIndex, outerHTML, localeString, localName, dir, scrollLeft, scrollHeight, scrollWidth, scrollTop


  • Read element propeties after a specified event
  • Support addEventListener method
  • Support elements methods (like element.classList.add, element.innerHTML)


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