Most services allow users to manage their account settings. These oftentimes have far-reaching implications on how the user experiences the platform. Verifying that the account settings can be viewed and modified is key in making sure we are offering a smooth service.
Account properties to verify can run the gamut from simple text to connected third party services. In this example, we will focus on a popular case: changing a profile image by uploading one of our own.
On our test site (opens new window), such a test could look as follows:
Here, we are simply checking for a message giving us feedback on the status of the upload. Depending on the website we are testing, it might be possible to also download the profile image afterwards to run a comparison locally for a more robust check.
- Use environment variables to inject secrets.
setInputFiles(Playwright) to upload the file.
- If possible, download the file from the platform and compare it with the one that was just uploaded.