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List Tests

Fetch an array of all the tests in your account.

Request

Method: GET

URL: https://api.ghostinspector.com/v1/tests/?apiKey=<apiKey>

Query parameters

apiKey
Your API key provided in your account
{
"code": "SUCCESS",
"data": [
{
"_id": "5db700c6881b5f7978697da9",
"autoRetry": null,
"browser": null,
"dateCreated": "2019-10-28T14:52:54.363Z",
"dateExecutionFinished": "2020-01-24T20:06:28.041Z",
"dateExecutionStarted": "2020-01-24T20:06:10.831Z",
"dateUpdated": "2019-10-28T18:02:43.940Z",
"disableVisuals": true,
"failOnJavaScriptError": null,
"finalDelay": null,
"globalStepDelay": null,
"httpHeaders": [],
"links": [],
"maxAjaxDelay": null,
"maxWaitDelay": 5000,
"name": "Multiple Targets",
"organization": {
"_id": "5a1b419ae40144279f9ac680",
"name": "Ghost Inspector"
},
"passing": true,
"publicStatusEnabled": false,
"region": null,
"screenshotCompareEnabled": null,
"screenshotComparePassing": null,
"screenshotCompareThreshold": 0.1,
"startUrl": "https://ghostinspector.com/demo/",
"suite": {
"_id": "5a1e1b90154014760af39ef5",
"name": "Smoke Tests"
},
"testFrequency": 0,
"testFrequencyAdvanced": [],
"viewportSize": null
},
{
"_id": "5e2a0b342d0f5947444c31fc",
"autoRetry": null,
"browser": null,
"dataSource": null,
"dateCreated": "2020-01-23T21:08:04.664Z",
"dateExecutionFinished": "2020-01-24T21:11:03.194Z",
"dateExecutionStarted": "2020-01-24T21:10:56.108Z",
"dateUpdated": "2020-01-24T21:09:24.948Z",
"details": "This is a simple test that will log into the dashboard and assert that the widgets are showing up properly.",
"disableVisuals": null,
"disallowInsecureCertificates": null,
"failOnJavaScriptError": null,
"finalDelay": null,
"globalStepDelay": null,
"httpHeaders": [],
"language": null,
"links": [],
"maxAjaxDelay": null,
"maxWaitDelay": null,
"name": "Login and Check Dashboard",
"organization": {
"_id": "5a1b419ae40144279f9ac680",
"name": "Ghost Inspector"
},
"passing": true,
"publicStatusEnabled": true,
"region": null,
"screenshotCompareEnabled": true,
"screenshotComparePassing": true,
"screenshotCompareThreshold": 0.01,
"startUrl": "https://ghostinspector.com",
"suite": {
"_id": "5a1e1b90154014760af39ef5",
"name": "Smoke Tests"
},
"testFrequency": 0,
"testFrequencyAdvanced": [],
"viewportSize": null
}
]
}

Get Test

Fetch a single test.

Request

Method: GET

URL: https://api.ghostinspector.com/v1/tests/<testId>/?apiKey=<apiKey>

Query parameters

apiKey
Your API key provided in your account
testId
The ID of the test to fetch
{
"code": "SUCCESS",
"data": {
"_id": "5e2a0b342d0f5947444c31fc",
"autoRetry": null,
"browser": null,
"dataSource": null,
"dateCreated": "2020-01-23T21:08:04.664Z",
"dateExecutionFinished": "2020-01-24T21:11:03.194Z",
"dateExecutionStarted": "2020-01-24T21:10:56.108Z",
"dateUpdated": "2020-01-24T21:09:24.948Z",
"details": "This is a simple test that will log into the dashboard and assert that the widgets are showing up properly.",
"disableVisuals": null,
"disallowInsecureCertificates": null,
"failOnJavaScriptError": null,
"filters": [],
"finalDelay": null,
"globalStepDelay": null,
"httpHeaders": [],
"language": null,
"links": [],
"maxAjaxDelay": null,
"maxWaitDelay": null,
"name": "Login and Check Dashboard",
"organization": {
"_id": "5a1b419ae40144279f9ac680",
"name": "Ghost Inspector"
},
"passing": true,
"publicStatusEnabled": true,
"region": null,
"screenshotCompareEnabled": true,
"screenshotComparePassing": true,
"screenshotCompareThreshold": 0.01,
"startUrl": "https://ghostinspector.com",
"steps": [
{
"_id": "5e2b5ce5854c611834aa6cd2",
"command": "click",
"condition": {
"statement": "return 2 + 2 === 4;"
},
"optional": false,
"private": false,
"sequence": 0,
"target": ".site-logo a",
"value": "",
"variableName": ""
},
{
"_id": "5e2b5ce5854c611834aa6cd1",
"command": "assertTextPresent",
"condition": null,
"optional": false,
"private": false,
"sequence": 1,
"target": [
{
"selector": "h1"
},
{
"selector": ".subhead"
}
],
"value": "Automated",
"variableName": ""
}
],
"suite": {
"_id": "5a1e1b90154014760af39ef5",
"name": "Smoke Tests"
},
"testFrequency": 0,
"testFrequencyAdvanced": [],
"viewportSize": null
}
}

Update Test

Update a test and return the updated test.

Request

Method: POST

URL: https://api.ghostinspector.com/v1/tests/<testId>/?apiKey=<apiKey>

Query parameters

apiKey
Your API key provided in your account
testId
The ID of the test to fetch

Request Example using cURL

POST Request with JSON body

        curl https://api.ghostinspector.com/v1/tests/<testId>/?apiKey=<apiKey> \
          -X POST \
          -H "Content-Type: application/json" \
          -d '{"name": "Login and Check Dashboard (updated)"}'
      
{
"code": "SUCCESS",
"data": {
"_id": "5e2a0b342d0f5947444c31fc",
"autoRetry": null,
"browser": null,
"dataSource": null,
"dateCreated": "2020-01-23T21:08:04.664Z",
"dateExecutionFinished": "2020-01-24T21:11:03.194Z",
"dateExecutionStarted": "2020-01-24T21:10:56.108Z",
"dateUpdated": "2020-05-06T21:09:24.948Z",
"details": "This is a simple test that will log into the dashboard and assert that the widgets are showing up properly.",
"disableVisuals": null,
"disallowInsecureCertificates": null,
"failOnJavaScriptError": null,
"filters": [],
"finalDelay": null,
"globalStepDelay": null,
"httpHeaders": [],
"language": null,
"links": [],
"maxAjaxDelay": null,
"maxWaitDelay": null,
"name": "Login and Check Dashboard (updated)",
"organization": {
"_id": "5a1b419ae40144279f9ac680",
"name": "Ghost Inspector"
},
"passing": true,
"publicStatusEnabled": true,
"region": null,
"screenshotCompareEnabled": true,
"screenshotComparePassing": true,
"screenshotCompareThreshold": 0.01,
"startUrl": "https://ghostinspector.com",
"steps": [
{
"_id": "5e2b5ce5854c611834aa6cd2",
"command": "click",
"condition": {
"statement": "return 2 + 2 === 4;"
},
"optional": false,
"private": false,
"sequence": 0,
"target": ".site-logo a",
"value": "",
"variableName": ""
},
{
"_id": "5e2b5ce5854c611834aa6cd1",
"command": "assertTextPresent",
"condition": null,
"optional": false,
"private": false,
"sequence": 1,
"target": [
{
"selector": "h1"
},
{
"selector": ".subhead"
}
],
"value": "Automated",
"variableName": ""
}
],
"suite": {
"_id": "5a1e1b90154014760af39ef5",
"name": "Smoke Tests"
},
"testFrequency": 0,
"testFrequencyAdvanced": [],
"viewportSize": null
}
}

Delete a Test

Delete a test.

Request

Method: DELETE

URL: https://api.ghostinspector.com/v1/tests/<testId>/?apiKey=<apiKey>

Query parameters

apiKey
Your API key provided in your account
testId
The ID of the test to delete
{
"code": "SUCCESS",
"data": true
}

Execute Test

Execute a single test in your account and return the result.

Note: Test are executed in real time so this request can take some time to return. We’d suggest programming your request to deal with response times of up to 11 minutes. Tests are currently limited to 10 minutes of run time.

Request

Method: GET or POST

URL: https://api.ghostinspector.com/v1/tests/<testId>/execute/?apiKey=<apiKey>&startUrl=<startUrl>

Parameters sent as form data or as a JSON body will override parameters sent in the query string.

Query parameters

apiKey
Your API key provided in your account
testId
The ID of the test to execute
startUrl
(Optional) Alternate start URL to use for this execution only
browser
(Optional) Alternate browser to use for this execution. The following options are available: chrome (Latest version), chrome- (Specific version of Chrome, for example chrome-83), firefox (Latest version), firefox- (Specific version of Firefox, for example firefox-77)
userAgent
(Optional) Alternate user agent to use for this execution only
region
(Optional) Geo-location for test execution. The following options are available: us-east-1 (default), us-west-1, ca-central-1, eu-central-1, eu-west-1, eu-west-2, eu-west-3, eu-north-1, me-south-1, ap-east-1, ap-northeast-1, ap-northeast-2, ap-southeast-1, ap-southeast-2, ap-south-1, sa-east-1
httpAuthUsername
(Optional) Alternate HTTP authentication username to use for this execution only
httpAuthPassword
(Optional) Alternate HTTP authentication password to use for this execution only
webhook
(Optional) An escaped URL (or array of URLs) added to the webhooks list for this execution only
disableNotifications
(Optional) Use 1 to disable (or 0 to enable) all notifications for this execution only
immediate
(Optional) Use 1 to initiate the execution, then immediate return a response (without results)
dataFile
(Optional) A CSV file containing a row of variable values for each test run as outlined in our data-driven testing section. A POST request must be used when sending this file. When included, an array of test results will be returned, instead of a single result.
disableVisuals
(Optional) Use 1 to disable (or 0 to enable) capturing screenshots and videos for this execution only
maxConcurrentDataRows
(Optional) Specify the max number of rows to execute simultaneously when executing a test using dataFile
screenshotCompareEnabled
(Optional) Use 1 to enable (or 0 to disable) screenshot comparison for this execution only
screenshotCompareThreshold
(Optional) Use a number between 0.0 and 1.0 to set the tolerance when comparing screenshots (for this execution only). Will be ignored if screenshot comparison or visual capture is disabled.
screenshotCompareBaselineResult
(Optional) The ID of any completed test result across your organization to use as the baseline for the screenshot comparison Will be ignored if screenshot comparison or visual capture is disabled.
screenshotExclusions
(Optional) Use comma-separated CSS selectors. Elements matched by this CSS will be hidden before the screenshot is taken (for this execution only). Will be ignored if screenshot comparison or visual capture is disabled.
screenshotTarget
(Optional) Use a CSS or XPath selector. Screenshot will be taken of the element specified instead of the whole page (for this execution only). Will be ignored if screenshot comparison or visual capture is disabled.
viewport
(Optional) Alternate screen size to use for this execution only. This should be a string formatted as {width}x{height}, for example 1024x768. Will be ignored if screenshot comparison or visual capture is disabled.
slackChannel
(Optional) Specify the Slack channel to notify for this test run. Note that the value must be myChannel or %23myChannel and not #myChannel.
[varName]
(Optional) Pass in custom variables for the test run that are accessible in your steps via {{varName}}. For example, including &firstName=Justin in the API call will create a {{firstName}} variable with the value Justin.

Request Example using cURL

GET Request with Parameters

          curl https://api.ghostinspector.com/v1/tests/<testId>/execute/?apiKey=<key>&startUrl=<url>
        
POST Request with Parameters

          curl https://api.ghostinspector.com/v1/tests/<testId>/execute/ \
            -d "apiKey=<key>" \
            -d "startUrl=<url>"
        
POST Request with JSON body

          curl https://api.ghostinspector.com/v1/tests/<testId>/execute/ \
            -H "Content-Type: application/json" \
            -d '{"apiKey": "<key>", "startUrl": "https://ghostinspector.com", "myVar": 99}'
        
POST Multipart Form Request with CSV File

          curl https://api.ghostinspector.com/v1/tests/<testId>/execute/ \
            -F "apiKey=<key>" \
            -F "dataFile=@vars.csv"
        
{
"code": "SUCCESS",
"data": {
"_id": "5e2b5d5dd4c4051afbd2248c",
"autoRetry": false,
"autoRetryTriggered": false,
"browser": "chrome-79",
"commentCount": 0,
"comments": [],
"console": [
{
"_id": "5e2b5d6765c1671520bc20d2",
"dateExecuted": "2020-01-24T21:10:58.098Z",
"error": false,
"output": "An <img> element was lazyloaded with loading=lazy, but had no dimensions specified. Specifying dimensions improves performance. See https://crbug.com/954323",
"url": "https://ghostinspector.com/"
}
],
"dateCreated": "2020-01-24T21:10:53.194Z",
"dateExecutionFinished": "2020-01-24T21:11:03.194Z",
"dateExecutionStarted": "2020-01-24T21:10:56.108Z",
"disableVisuals": false,
"disallowInsecureCertificates": false,
"endUrl": "https://ghostinspector.com/",
"error": {},
"executionHost": "test001.ghostinspector.net",
"executionTime": 7086,
"extractions": {},
"failOnJavaScriptError": false,
"filters": [],
"finalDelay": 0,
"globalStepDelay": 250,
"language": null,
"maxAjaxDelay": 10000,
"maxWaitDelay": 15000,
"name": "Login and Check Dashboard",
"organization": "5a1b419ae40144279f9ac680",
"passing": true,
"region": "us-east-1",
"screenshot": {
"original": {
"defaultUrl": "https://ghostinspector-prod.s3.amazonaws.com/screenshots/4b362e32-0bae-44b5-a482-387f3a882ebf-original.png",
"dims": {
"h": 3315,
"w": 1024
},
"path": "screenshots/4b362e32-0bae-44b5-a482-387f3a882ebf-original.png",
"size": 508453
},
"small": {
"defaultUrl": "https://ghostinspector-prod.s3.amazonaws.com/screenshots/4b362e32-0bae-44b5-a482-387f3a882ebf-small.png",
"dims": {
"h": 1036,
"w": 320
},
"path": "screenshots/4b362e32-0bae-44b5-a482-387f3a882ebf-small.png",
"size": 159382
}
},
"screenshotCompareBaselineResult": "5e2b5d06854c611834aa6cd7",
"screenshotCompareDifference": 0,
"screenshotCompareEnabled": true,
"screenshotComparePassing": true,
"screenshotCompareThreshold": 0.01,
"startUrl": "https://ghostinspector.com",
"steps": [
{
"_id": "5e2b5d6965c1671520bc20d6",
"command": "click",
"condition": {
"statement": "return 2 + 2 === 4;",
"result": true
},
"dateExecuted": "2020-01-24T21:11:00.606Z",
"extra": {
"source": {
"sequence": 0,
"test": "5e2a0b342d0f5947444c31fc"
}
},
"notes": "",
"optional": false,
"passing": true,
"private": false,
"sequence": 0,
"target": ".site-logo a",
"url": "https://ghostinspector.com/",
"value": "",
"variableName": ""
},
{
"_id": "5e2b5d6965c1671520bc20d7",
"command": "assertTextPresent",
"condition": null,
"dateExecuted": "2020-01-24T21:11:01.343Z",
"extra": {
"source": {
"sequence": 1,
"test": "5e2a0b342d0f5947444c31fc"
}
},
"notes": "",
"optional": false,
"passing": true,
"private": false,
"sequence": 1,
"target": "h1",
"url": "https://ghostinspector.com/",
"value": "Automated",
"variableName": ""
}
],
"suiteResult": null,
"test": {
"_id": "5e2a0b342d0f5947444c31fc",
"name": "Login and Check Dashboard",
"organization": "5a1b419ae40144279f9ac680",
"suite": "5a1e1b90154014760af39ef5"
},
"urls": [
"https://ghostinspector.com",
"https://ghostinspector.com/"
],
"user": {
"_id": "55b2accc4f66690c07294201",
"name": "Justin Klemm"
},
"uuid": "4b362e32-0bae-44b5-a482-387f3a882ebf",
"variables": {
"orgVar": "foo"
},
"video": {
"dims": {
"h": 768,
"w": 1024
},
"path": "videos/4b362e32-0bae-44b5-a482-387f3a882ebf.mp4",
"url": "https://ghostinspector-prod.s3.amazonaws.com/videos/4b362e32-0bae-44b5-a482-387f3a882ebf.mp4"
},
"viewportSize": {
"height": 768,
"width": 1024
}
}
}

Get Running

Fetch a list of the currently-executing results for this test and return the result.

Request

Method: GET or POST

URL: https://api.ghostinspector.com/v1/tests/<testId>/running/?apiKey=<apiKey>

Parameters sent as form data or as a JSON body will override parameters sent in the query string.

Query parameters

apiKey
Your API key provided in your account
testId
The ID of the test to execute
{
"code": "SUCCESS",
"data": [
{
"_id": "5e2b6294854c611834aa6cde",
"autoRetry": false,
"autoRetryTriggered": false,
"browser": "chrome",
"commentCount": 0,
"comments": [],
"console": [],
"dateCreated": "2020-01-24T21:33:08.870Z",
"dateExecutionStarted": "2020-01-24T21:33:09.571Z",
"disableVisuals": false,
"disallowInsecureCertificates": false,
"endUrl": "",
"executionHost": "test001.ghostinspector.net",
"executionTime": null,
"failOnJavaScriptError": false,
"filters": [],
"finalDelay": 0,
"globalStepDelay": 250,
"language": null,
"maxAjaxDelay": 10000,
"maxWaitDelay": 15000,
"name": "Login and Check Dashboard",
"organization": "5a1b419ae40144279f9ac680",
"passing": null,
"region": "us-east-1",
"screenshotCompareBaselineResult": null,
"screenshotCompareDifference": null,
"screenshotCompareEnabled": true,
"screenshotComparePassing": null,
"screenshotCompareThreshold": 0.01,
"startUrl": "https://ghostinspector.com",
"steps": [
{
"_id": "5e2b5ce5854c611834aa6cd2",
"command": "click",
"condition": {
"statement": "return 2 + 2 === 4;"
},
"extra": {
"source": {
"sequence": 0,
"test": "5e2a0b342d0f5947444c31fc"
}
},
"notes": "",
"optional": false,
"passing": null,
"private": false,
"sequence": 0,
"target": ".site-logo a",
"value": "",
"variableName": ""
}
{
"_id": "5e2b5ce5854c611834aa6cd1",
"command": "assertTextPresent",
"condition": null,
"extra": {
"source": {
"sequence": 1,
"test": "5e2a0b342d0f5947444c31fc"
}
},
"notes": "",
"optional": false,
"passing": null,
"private": false,
"sequence": 1,
"target": "h1",
"value": "Automated",
"variableName": ""
}
],
"suiteResult": null,
"test": {
"_id": "5e2a0b342d0f5947444c31fc",
"name": "Login and Check Dashboard",
"organization": "5a1b419ae40144279f9ac680",
"suite": "5a1e1b90154014760af39ef5"
},
"urls": [],
"user": {
"_id": "55b2accc4f66690c07294201",
"name": "Justin Klemm"
},
"uuid": "6e930f8b-37f4-42e6-a4a1-11d85cf57fd0",
"viewportSize": {
"height": 768,
"width": 1024
}
}
]
}

Accept Screenshot

Accept the current screenshot as the new baseline for this test.

Request

Method: GET or POST

URL: https://api.ghostinspector.com/v1/tests/<testId>/accept-screenshot/?apiKey=<apiKey>

Parameters sent as form data or as a JSON body will override parameters sent in the query string.

Query parameters

apiKey
Your API key provided in your account
testId
The ID of the test to accept the screenshot for
{
"code": "SUCCESS",
"data": {
"_id": "5e2a0b342d0f5947444c31fc",
"autoRetry": null,
"browser": null,
"dateCreated": "2020-01-23T21:08:04.664Z",
"dateExecutionFinished": "2020-01-24T21:36:14.674Z",
"dateExecutionStarted": "2020-01-24T21:36:06.839Z",
"dateExecutionTriggered": "2020-01-24T21:36:04.072Z",
"dateUpdated": "2020-01-24T21:35:30.841Z",
"details": "This is a simple test that will log into the dashboard and assert that the widgets are showing up properly.",
"disableVisuals": null,
"disallowInsecureCertificates": null,
"failOnJavaScriptError": null,
"filters": [],
"finalDelay": null,
"globalStepDelay": null,
"httpHeaders": [],
"language": null,
"links": [],
"maxAjaxDelay": null,
"maxWaitDelay": null,
"name": "Login and Check Dashboard",
"organization": {
"_id": "5a1b419ae40144279f9ac680",
"name": "Ghost Inspector"
},
"passing": true,
"publicStatusEnabled": true,
"region": null,
"screenshotCompareEnabled": true,
"screenshotComparePassing": true,
"screenshotCompareThreshold": 0.01,
"startUrl": "https://ghostinspector.com",
"steps": [
{
"_id": "5e2b5ce5854c611834aa6cd2",
"command": "click",
"condition": {
"statement": "return 2 + 2 === 4;"
},
"optional": false,
"private": false,
"sequence": 0,
"target": ".site-logo a",
"value": "",
"variableName": ""
},
{
"_id": "5e2b5ce5854c611834aa6cd1",
"command": "open",
"condition": null,
"optional": false,
"private": false,
"sequence": 1,
"target": "",
"value": "/docs/",
"variableName": ""
}
],
"suite": {
"_id": "5a1e1b90154014760af39ef5",
"name": "Smoke Tests"
},
"testFrequency": 0,
"testFrequencyAdvanced": [],
"user": {
"_id": "55b2accc4f66690c07294201",
"firstName": "Justin",
"lastName": "Klemm"
},
"viewportSize": null
}
}

Duplicate Test

Duplicate a test within your account, return the new test. The new test will be duplicated within the same Suite as the original.

Request

Method: GET or POST

URL: https://api.ghostinspector.com/v1/tests/<testId>/duplicate/?apiKey=<apiKey>

Parameters sent as form data or as a JSON body will override parameters sent in the query string.

Query parameters

apiKey
Your API key provided in your account
testId
The ID of the test to duplicate
{
"code": "SUCCESS",
"data": {
"_id": "5e2b69f3d4c4051afbd2248f",
"autoRetry": null,
"browser": null,
"dateCreated": "2020-01-23T21:08:04.664Z",
"dateExecutionFinished": "1970-01-01T00:00:00.000Z",
"dateExecutionStarted": "1970-01-01T00:00:00.000Z",
"dateExecutionTriggered": "1970-01-01T00:00:00.000Z",
"dateUpdated": "2020-01-24T21:35:30.841Z",
"details": "This is a simple test that will log into the dashboard and assert that the widgets are showing up properly.",
"disableVisuals": null,
"disallowInsecureCertificates": null,
"failOnJavaScriptError": null,
"filters": [],
"finalDelay": null,
"globalStepDelay": null,
"httpHeaders": [],
"language": null,
"links": [],
"maxAjaxDelay": null,
"maxWaitDelay": null,
"name": "Login and Check Dashboard (Copy)",
"organization": {
"_id": "5a1b419ae40144279f9ac680",
"name": "Ghost Inspector"
},
"passing": null,
"publicStatusEnabled": true,
"region": null,
"screenshotCompareEnabled": true,
"screenshotComparePassing": null,
"screenshotCompareThreshold": 0.01,
"startUrl": "https://ghostinspector.com",
"steps": [
{
"_id": "5e2b5ce5854c611834aa6cd2",
"command": "click",
"condition": {
"statement": "return 2 + 2 === 4;"
},
"optional": false,
"private": false,
"sequence": 0,
"target": ".site-logo a",
"value": "",
"variableName": ""
},
{
"_id": "5e2b5ce5854c611834aa6cd1",
"command": "open",
"condition": null,
"optional": false,
"private": false,
"sequence": 1,
"target": "",
"value": "/docs/",
"variableName": ""
}
],
"suite": {
"_id": "5a1e1b90154014760af39ef5",
"name": "Smoke Tests"
},
"testFrequency": 0,
"testFrequencyAdvanced": [],
"user": "55b2accc4f66690c07294201",
"viewportSize": null
}
}

List Test Results

Fetch an array containing the results for a test. Results are returned in reverse chronological order (newest first).

Request

Method: GET

URL: https://api.ghostinspector.com/v1/tests/<testId>/results/?apiKey=<apiKey>

Query parameters

apiKey
Your API key provided in your account
testId
The ID of the test containing the results
count
The number of results to return (default 10, maximum 50)
offset
The number of results to offset the returned set by (default 0)
{
"code": "SUCCESS",
"data": [
{
"_id": "5e2b5d5dd4c4051afbd2248c",
"autoRetry": false,
"autoRetryTriggered": false,
"browser": "chrome-79",
"commentCount": 0,
"comments": [],
"console": [
{
"_id": "5e2b5d6765c1671520bc20d2",
"dateExecuted": "2020-01-24T21:10:58.098Z",
"error": false,
"output": "An <img> element was lazyloaded with loading=lazy, but had no dimensions specified. Specifying dimensions improves performance. See https://crbug.com/954323",
"url": "https://ghostinspector.com/"
}
],
"dateCreated": "2020-01-24T21:10:53.194Z",
"dateExecutionFinished": "2020-01-24T21:11:03.194Z",
"dateExecutionStarted": "2020-01-24T21:10:56.108Z",
"disableVisuals": false,
"disallowInsecureCertificates": false,
"endUrl": "https://ghostinspector.com/",
"executionHost": "test001.ghostinspector.net",
"executionTime": 7086,
"extractions": {},
"failOnJavaScriptError": false,
"filters": [],
"finalDelay": 0,
"globalStepDelay": 250,
"language": null,
"maxAjaxDelay": 10000,
"maxWaitDelay": 15000,
"name": "Login and Check Dashboard",
"organization": "5a1b419ae40144279f9ac680",
"passing": true,
"region": "us-east-1",
"screenshot": {
"original": {
"defaultUrl": "https://ghostinspector-example.s3.amazonaws.com/screenshots/4b362e32-0bae-44b5-a482-387f3a882ebf-original.png",
"dims": {
"h": 3315,
"w": 1024
},
"path": "screenshots/4b362e32-0bae-44b5-a482-387f3a882ebf-original.png",
"size": 508453
},
"small": {
"defaultUrl": "https://ghostinspector-example.s3.amazonaws.com/screenshots/4b362e32-0bae-44b5-a482-387f3a882ebf-small.png",
"dims": {
"h": 1036,
"w": 320
},
"path": "screenshots/4b362e32-0bae-44b5-a482-387f3a882ebf-small.png",
"size": 159382
}
},
"screenshotCompareBaselineResult": "5e2b5d06854c611834aa6cd7",
"screenshotCompareDifference": 0,
"screenshotCompareEnabled": true,
"screenshotComparePassing": true,
"screenshotCompareThreshold": 0.01,
"startUrl": "https://ghostinspector.com",
"steps": [
{
"_id": "5e2b5d6965c1671520bc20d6",
"command": "click",
"condition": {
"statement": "return 2 + 2 === 4;",
"result": true
},
"dateExecuted": "2020-01-24T21:11:00.606Z",
"extra": {
"source": {
"sequence": 0,
"test": "5e2a0b342d0f5947444c31fc"
}
},
"notes": "",
"optional": false,
"passing": true,
"private": false,
"sequence": 0,
"target": ".site-logo a",
"url": "https://ghostinspector.com/",
"value": "",
"variableName": ""
},
{
"_id": "5e2b5d6965c1671520bc20d7",
"command": "assertTextPresent",
"condition": null,
"dateExecuted": "2020-01-24T21:11:01.343Z",
"extra": {
"source": {
"sequence": 1,
"test": "5e2a0b342d0f5947444c31fc"
}
},
"notes": "",
"optional": false,
"passing": true,
"private": false,
"sequence": 1,
"target": "h1",
"url": "https://ghostinspector.com/",
"value": "Automated",
"variableName": ""
}
],
"suiteResult": null,
"test": {
"_id": "5e2a0b342d0f5947444c31fc",
"name": "Login and Check Dashboard",
"organization": "5a1b419ae40144279f9ac680",
"suite": "5a1e1b90154014760af39ef5"
},
"urls": [
"https://ghostinspector.com",
"https://ghostinspector.com/"
],
"user": {
"_id": "55b2accc4f66690c07294201",
"name": "Justin Klemm"
},
"uuid": "4b362e32-0bae-44b5-a482-387f3a882ebf",
"variables": {
"orgVar": "foo"
},
"video": {
"dims": {
"h": 768,
"w": 1024
},
"path": "videos/4b362e32-0bae-44b5-a482-387f3a882ebf.mp4",
"url": "https://ghostinspector-example.s3.amazonaws.com/videos/4b362e32-0bae-44b5-a482-387f3a882ebf.mp4"
},
"viewportSize": {
"height": 768,
"width": 1024
}
},
{
"_id": "5e2b6344854c611834aa6ce5",
"autoRetry": false,
"autoRetryTriggered": false,
"browser": "chrome-79",
"commentCount": 0,
"comments": [],
"console": [
{
"_id": "5e2b634e65c1671520bc20df",
"dateExecuted": "2020-01-24T21:36:08.818Z",
"error": false,
"output": "An <img> element was lazyloaded with loading=lazy, but had no dimensions specified. Specifying dimensions improves performance. See https://crbug.com/954323",
"url": "https://ghostinspector.com/"
}
],
"dateCreated": "2020-01-24T21:36:04.013Z",
"dateExecutionFinished": "2020-01-24T21:36:14.674Z",
"dateExecutionStarted": "2020-01-24T21:36:06.839Z",
"disableVisuals": false,
"disallowInsecureCertificates": false,
"endUrl": "https://ghostinspector.com/docs/",
"executionHost": "test001.ghostinspector.net",
"executionTime": 7835,
"extractions": {},
"failOnJavaScriptError": false,
"filters": [],
"finalDelay": 0,
"globalStepDelay": 250,
"language": null,
"maxAjaxDelay": 10000,
"maxWaitDelay": 15000,
"name": "Login and Check Dashboard",
"organization": "5a1b419ae40144279f9ac680",
"passing": true,
"region": "us-east-1",
"screenshot": {
"original": {
"defaultUrl": "https://ghostinspector-example.s3.amazonaws.com/screenshots/b21ca485-c15b-40bd-9a5c-d9251f1948ef-original.png",
"dims": {
"h": 2708,
"w": 1024
},
"path": "screenshots/b21ca485-c15b-40bd-9a5c-d9251f1948ef-original.png",
"size": 221486
},
"small": {
"defaultUrl": "https://ghostinspector-example.s3.amazonaws.com/screenshots/b21ca485-c15b-40bd-9a5c-d9251f1948ef-small.png",
"dims": {
"h": 846,
"w": 320
},
"path": "screenshots/b21ca485-c15b-40bd-9a5c-d9251f1948ef-small.png",
"size": 70909
}
},
"screenshotCompare": {
"compareOriginal": {
"defaultUrl": "https://ghostinspector-example.s3.amazonaws.com/screenshots/b21ca485-c15b-40bd-9a5c-d9251f1948ef-compareOriginal.png",
"dims": {
"h": 2708,
"w": 1024
},
"path": "screenshots/b21ca485-c15b-40bd-9a5c-d9251f1948ef-compareOriginal.png",
"size": 197958
},
"compareSmall": {
"defaultUrl": "https://ghostinspector-example.s3.amazonaws.com/screenshots/b21ca485-c15b-40bd-9a5c-d9251f1948ef-compareSmall.png",
"dims": {
"h": 846,
"w": 320
},
"path": "screenshots/b21ca485-c15b-40bd-9a5c-d9251f1948ef-compareSmall.png",
"size": 91638
}
},
"screenshotCompareBaselineResult": "5e2b5d5dd4c4051afbd2248c",
"screenshotCompareDifference": 0.47,
"screenshotCompareEnabled": true,
"screenshotComparePassing": true,
"screenshotCompareThreshold": 0.01,
"startUrl": "https://ghostinspector.com",
"steps": [
{
"_id": "5e2b635165c1671520bc20e4",
"command": "click",
"condition": {
"statement": "return 2 + 2 === 4;",
"result": true
},
"dateExecuted": "2020-01-24T21:36:11.299Z",
"extra": {
"source": {
"sequence": 0,
"test": "5e2a0b342d0f5947444c31fc"
}
},
"notes": "",
"optional": false,
"passing": true,
"private": false,
"sequence": 0,
"target": ".site-logo a",
"url": "https://ghostinspector.com/",
"value": "",
"variableName": ""
},
{
"_id": "5e2b635165c1671520bc20e5",
"command": "open",
"condition": null,
"dateExecuted": "2020-01-24T21:36:13.104Z",
"extra": {
"source": {
"sequence": 1,
"test": "5e2a0b342d0f5947444c31fc"
}
},
"notes": "",
"optional": false,
"passing": true,
"private": false,
"sequence": 1,
"target": "",
"url": "https://ghostinspector.com/",
"value": "/docs/",
"variableName": ""
}
],
"suiteResult": null,
"test": {
"_id": "5e2a0b342d0f5947444c31fc",
"name": "Login and Check Dashboard",
"organization": "5a1b419ae40144279f9ac680",
"suite": "5a1e1b90154014760af39ef5"
},
"urls": [
"https://ghostinspector.com",
"https://ghostinspector.com/",
"https://ghostinspector.com/docs/"
],
"user": {
"_id": "55b2accc4f66690c07294201",
"name": "Justin Klemm"
},
"uuid": "b21ca485-c15b-40bd-9a5c-d9251f1948ef",
"variables": {
"orgVar": "foo"
},
"video": {
"dims": {
"h": 768,
"w": 1024
},
"path": "videos/b21ca485-c15b-40bd-9a5c-d9251f1948ef.mp4",
"url": "https://ghostinspector-example.s3.amazonaws.com/videos/b21ca485-c15b-40bd-9a5c-d9251f1948ef.mp4"
},
"viewportSize": {
"height": 768,
"width": 1024
}
}
]
}

List Test Results in CSV Format

Fetch a CSV formatted export of test results for a test. Results are returned in reverse chronological order (newest first).

Request

Method: GET

URL: https://api.ghostinspector.com/v1/tests/<testId>/results/csv/?apiKey=<apiKey>

Query parameters

apiKey
Your API key provided in your account
testId
The ID of the test containing the results
count
The number of results to return (default 10, maximum 50)
offset
The number of results to offset the returned set by (default 0)
Test Result ID,Test Result URL,Name,Browser,Screen Size,Geolocation,Start URL,End URL,Status,Passed,Screenshot Passed,Screenshot Difference,Error,Duration,Video URL,Screenshot URL,Screenshot Comparison URL,Date Triggered,Date Started,Date Completed
5ec56cb57295aa759378d491,https://app.ghostinspector.com/results/5ec56cb57295aa759378d491,Test #2,Chrome 81,1280x800,us-east-1,https://www.ghostinspector.com,https://www.ghostinspector.com/,Complete,true,false,0.122,,5.676,https://ghostinspector-test.s3.amazonaws.com/videos/795b3adf-9df5-458c-9239-c709f0681110.mp4,https://ghostinspector-test.s3.amazonaws.com/screenshots/795b3adf-9df5-458c-9239-c709f0681110-original.png,https://ghostinspector-test.s3.amazonaws.com/screenshots/795b3adf-9df5-458c-9239-c709f0681110-compareOriginal.png,2020-05-20T17:45:25.232Z,2020-05-20T17:45:32.518Z,2020-05-20T17:45:38.194Z
5ec56c427295aa759378d48d,https://app.ghostinspector.com/results/5ec56c427295aa759378d48d,Test #2,Chrome 81,1280x800,us-east-1,https://www.ghostinspector.com,https://www.ghostinspector.com/,Complete,true,false,0.122,,5.728,https://ghostinspector-test.s3.amazonaws.com/videos/8d8418a9-0327-4a07-b9dd-f234803c4d34.mp4,https://ghostinspector-test.s3.amazonaws.com/screenshots/8d8418a9-0327-4a07-b9dd-f234803c4d34-original.png,https://ghostinspector-test.s3.amazonaws.com/screenshots/8d8418a9-0327-4a07-b9dd-f234803c4d34-compareOriginal.png,2020-05-20T17:43:30.319Z,2020-05-20T17:43:35.073Z,2020-05-20T17:43:40.801Z

Download in Ghost Inspector Format (.json)

Download a single test in Ghost Inspector format (.json).

Request

Method: GET

URL: https://api.ghostinspector.com/v1/tests/<testId>/export/json/?apiKey=<apiKey>

Query parameters

apiKey
Your API key provided in your account
testId
The ID of the test to fetch
{
"autoRetry": null,
"browser": null,
"details": "This is a simple test that will log into the dashboard and assert that the widgets are showing up properly.",
"disableVisuals": null,
"disallowInsecureCertificates": null,
"failOnJavaScriptError": null,
"filters": [],
"finalDelay": null,
"globalStepDelay": null,
"httpHeaders": [],
"language": null,
"links": [],
"maxAjaxDelay": null,
"maxWaitDelay": null,
"name": "Login and Check Dashboard",
"notifications": {
"5b1e914a3bad610fa4a8fa8b": {
"enabled": false
},
"email": {
"enabled": false
},
"webhooks": {
"enabled": false
}
},
"publicStatusEnabled": true,
"region": null,
"screenshotCompareEnabled": true,
"screenshotCompareThreshold": 0.01,
"startUrl": "https://ghostinspector.com",
"steps": [
{
"command": "click",
"condition": {
"statement": "return 2 + 2 === 4;"
},
"optional": false,
"private": false,
"sequence": 0,
"target": ".site-logo a",
"value": "",
"variableName": ""
},
{
"command": "open",
"condition": null,
"optional": false,
"private": false,
"sequence": 1,
"target": "",
"value": "/docs/",
"variableName": ""
}
],
"testFrequency": 0,
"testFrequencyAdvanced": [],
"viewportSize": null
}

Download in Selenium IDE Format (.side)

Download a single test in Selenium IDE format (.side).

Request

Method: GET

URL: https://api.ghostinspector.com/v1/tests/<testId>/export/selenium-side/?apiKey=<apiKey>

Query parameters

apiKey
Your API key provided in your account
testId
The ID of the test to fetch
{
"id": "2c181a11-c461-4bf3-8df2-7189434804a1",
"version": "1.1",
"name": "Sample Test",
"url": "http://sampledomain.com/",
"tests": [
{
"id": "9e7ea88a-8780-488a-9880-0396d8e341a2",
"name": "Sample Test",
"commands": [
{
"command": "open",
"target": "http://sampledomain.com/",
"value": ""
},
{
"command": "setWindowSize",
"target": "1024x768",
"value": ""
},
{
"comment": "",
"command": "type",
"target": "xpath=//input[@id="username"]",
"value": "sample"
}
]
}
],
"suites": [
{
"id": "c7a3f198-7793-4231-817e-05427eca6be9",
"name": "Sample Test",
"persistSession": false,
"parallel": true,
"timeout": 600,
"tests": [
"9e7ea88a-8780-488a-9880-0396d8e341a2"
]
}
],
"plugins": []
}

Download in Selenium IDE Format (.html)

Download a single test in Selenium IDE format (.html).

Request

Method: GET

URL: https://api.ghostinspector.com/v1/tests/<testId>/export/selenium-html/?apiKey=<apiKey>

Query parameters

apiKey
Your API key provided in your account
testId
The ID of the test to fetch
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-strict.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xml:lang="en" lang="en">
<head profile="http://selenium-ide.openqa.org/profiles/test-case">
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8" />
<link rel="selenium.base" href="https://ghostinspector.com" />
<title>Sample Test</title>
</head>
<body>
<table cellpadding="1" cellspacing="1" border="1">
<thead>
<tr>
<td rowspan="1" colspan="3">Sample Test</td>
</tr>
</thead>
<tbody>
<tr>
<td>open</td>
<td>/</td>
<td></td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>waitForPageToLoad</td>
<td></td>
<td></td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>waitForElementPresent</td>
<td>css=#username</td>
<td></td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>type</td>
<td>css=#username</td>
<td>test</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>waitForPageToLoad</td>
<td></td>
<td></td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>waitForElementPresent</td>
<td>css=#submit</td>
<td></td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>click</td>
<td>css=#submit</td>
<td></td>
</tr>
</tbody>
</table>
</body>
</html>

Test Status Badges

Note: Status badges are disabled by default and can be enabled under Test Settings > Details > Enable Status Badge.

Real-time embeddable status badges for your test. Will return the appropriate status badge image based on the current status of your test.

Request

Method: GET

URL: https://api.ghostinspector.com/v1/tests/<testId>/status-badge

Query parameters

testId
The ID of the test
screenshot
Show the status of screenshotComparePassing for this test.
Statuses
Passing
The last completed run of this test passed.
Failing
The last completed run of this test failed.
Running
Test execution is in progress.
Unknown
The test has no previous execution or the last execution was cancelled.
Screenshot Compare
The screenshot comparison for this test is passing.
Example usage

Execute On-demand Tests

Execute an on-demand test using JSON from your file system or repository. This endpoint will trigger a test run created out of the JSON definition provided and immediately return a result ID. On-demand test results are associated with your organization, but are not tied to existing tests or suites within the system. Results must be retrieved using the result ID in the response and the Get Test Result endpoint.

Request

Method: POST

URL: https://api.ghostinspector.com/v1/organizations/<organizationId>/on-demand/execute?apiKey=<apiKey>

Query parameters

apiKey
Your API key provided in your account
organizationId
The ID of the organization to execute the test under

Request Example using cURL

POST Request with JSON body

        curl https://api.ghostinspector.com/v1/organizations/<organizationId>/on-demand/execute/?apiKey=<apiKey> \
          -X POST \
          -H "Content-Type: application/json" \
          -d "@test.json"
      
{
"code": "SUCCESS",
"data": {
"_id": "5dbc760c185e8911cfd6f2a0",
"user": {
"name": "Ghost User",
"_id": "59f35ea3ae726358914cc184"
},
"viewportSize": {
"width": 1024,
"height": 768
},
"commentCount": 0,
"disableVisuals": false,
"disallowInsecureCertificates": null,
"passing": null,
"screenshotCompareDifference": null,
"screenshotComparePassing": null,
"urls": [],
"autoRetry": true,
"browser": "chrome",
"comments": [],
"console": [],
"dateCreated": "2019-11-01T18:14:36.203Z",
"endUrl": "",
"executionHost": "test-runner-916cf2.ghostinspector.net",
"executionTime": null,
"failOnJavaScriptError": false,
"filters": [],
"finalDelay": 5000,
"globalStepDelay": 250,
"language": null,
"maxAjaxDelay": 10000,
"maxWaitDelay": 15000,
"name": "Assertions",
"organization": "5a0604918ee170435385d4a7",
"region": "us-east-1",
"screenshotCompareBaselineResult": null,
"screenshotCompareEnabled": true,
"screenshotCompareThreshold": 0.1,
"screenshotExclusions": "",
"screenshotTarget": "",
"startUrl": "https://www.onlineconstructioninc.com/",
"steps": [
{
"sequence": 0,
"condition": null,
"private": false,
"optional": false,
"passing": null,
"_id": "5dbc760c185e8911cfd6f2c2",
"command": "assign",
"target": "#username",
"value": "Decimal",
"variableName": "",
"notes": "Assign a "Special" string to make sure if doesn't get converted to the character"
},
{
"sequence": 1,
"condition": null,
"private": false,
"optional": false,
"passing": null,
"_id": "5dbc760c185e8911cfd6f2c1",
"command": "assertText",
"target": "#username",
"value": "Decimal",
"variableName": ""
},
{
"sequence": 2,
"condition": {
"statement": "return 2 + 2 === 4;"
},
"private": false,
"optional": false,
"passing": null,
"_id": "5dbc760c185e8911cfd6f2c0",
"command": "assign",
"target": "#username",
"value": "Escape",
"variableName": "",
"notes": "Assign a "Special" string to make sure if doesn't get converted to the character"
}
],
"suiteResult": null,
"test": null,
"userAgent": "",
"uuid": "513e2f78-ad93-4158-a15e-a4f9e50e6322",
"dateExecutionStarted": "2019-11-01T18:14:36.287Z"
}
}