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Set a debugger and log what the previous command yields.

You need to have your Developer Tools open for .debug() to hit the breakpoint.

Syntax

.debug()
.debug(options)

// ---or---

cy.debug()
cy.debug(options)

Usage

Correct Usage

cy.debug().getCookie('app') // Pause to debug at beginning of commands
cy.get('nav').debug()       // Debug the `get` command's yield

Arguments

options (Object)

Pass in an options object to change the default behavior of .debug().

Option Default Description
log true Displays the command in the Command log

Yields

  • .debug() yields the same subject it was given from the previous command.

Examples

Debug

Pause with debugger after .get()

cy.get('a').debug().should('have.attr', 'href')

Rules

Requirements

  • .debug() can be chained off of cy or off another command.

Assertions

  • .debug() is a utility command.

  • .debug() will not run assertions. Assertions will pass through as if this command did not exist.

Timeouts

  • .debug() can not time out.

Command Log

Log out the current subject for debugging

cy.get('.ls-btn').click({ force: true }).debug()

The commands above will display in the Command Log as:

Command Log debug

When clicking on the debug command within the command log, the console outputs the following:

console.log debug

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