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Avoid streaming videos to end test - cachila - 07-18-2018 11:47 PM

Hi, I have found some pages that have streaming videos on their site (like https://realli.ie/). This makes the test take too long as it has to download the whole video.
Is there a way to prevent this?

Thanks

PS: I am using the test to retrieve all image requests the site makes.


RE: Avoid streaming videos to end test - jedmichnowicz - 07-25-2018 03:26 AM

If the video has a consistent URL pattern, you should be able to "block" the request so it does not process the video.


RE: Avoid streaming videos to end test - cachila - 07-25-2018 11:28 AM

Hi, Thanks for the reply.
The problem is that beforehand I don't know if the site has a video or not (The end user provides the url).
Is it possible to block all videos when testing a site?