Locator represents a view to the element(s) on the page. It captures the logic sufficient to retrieve the element at any given moment.
This video by Kaushik on the LitCode YouTube channel explores the use of the Locator API in Playwright. The video begins with a brief introduction to the Locator API and its benefits, followed by a real-time use case demonstration.
Kaushik demonstrates how to log into the Sauce Swag Labs website and select a dropdown option. He shows how using the Locator API can handle changes in the DOM without causing errors. Kaushik compares the use of the Element Handle and Locator API, highlighting the difference in their behaviors when the DOM is refreshed.
He explains that the Locator API can automatically refine the element even after a DOM refresh, allowing for seamless automation. Kaushik concludes the video by emphasizing the benefits of using the Locator API and stating that he will use it in future tutorials.
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