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Send and receive datetime objects from web forms.

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Datetime-Selenium allows you to send/retrieve datetime.datetime objects to/from web forms using Selenium.


$ pip install datetime-selenium


First, clone an example file from the Datetime-Selenium repo.

$ curl --output form.html

Let's send the current date and time to all input in the form.

from datetime_selenium import send_datetime

from selenium.webdriver import Chrome

from datetime import datetime

driver = Chrome()

datetime_ = datetime.utcnow()

css_selectors = (
for selector in css_selectors:
    input_ = driver.find_element_by_css_selector(selector)
    send_datetime(input_, datetime_)

You'll see the form filled in in your selenium browser.


  author = {Dillon Bowen},
  title = {Datetime-Selenium},
  url = {},
  date = {2020-06-29},


Users must cite this package in any publications which use it.

It is licensed with the MIT License.

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