Cypress Tutorial For Beginners : Part 4 ( Cypress Download File )

In this tutorial cypress tutorial for beginners, We are going to learn how to download a file in cypress and create our first script to test to download a file and check that file is download to folder successfully. 

First make sure you install the node module of the Download file cypress from the link above.

Install the Node module

npm install cypress-downloadfile

Now You have to write the following code plugin files in plugin index.js folder.

require('cypress-downloadfile/lib/downloadFileCommand')
#Add the following lines to cypress/plugins/index.js.
const {downloadFile} = require('cypress-downloadfile/lib/addPlugin')
module.exports = (on, config) => {
on('task', {downloadFile})
}

Now You can use this below code to download the file.

cy.downloadFile('https://library.concordia.ca/help/technology/recovering_saved_files.pdf','mydownloads','demo.pdf')

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