1) Make sure you have one of the following Chrome versions:
- 57+ on Linux
- 59+ on macOS
- 60+ on Windows
(the last one hasn’t been released yet, so you have to use the beta, aka “Canary”)
2) Add (or update) the gem
3) Make sure you’re using ChromeDriver version 2.30 or higher. You can install it by running
brew install chromedriver on macOS or
apt-get install chromium-chromedriver on Debian/Ubuntu Linux.
4) Add the following driver to your
Done, enjoy headless Chrome! ᕕ( ᐛ )ᕗ
You might get a warning like the following:
WARN Selenium [DEPRECATION] :args or :switches is deprecated. Use Selenium::WebDriver::Chrome::Options#add_argument instead.
Make sure you don’t have another registered driver, I made this mistake myself and had an
iphone driver, which was passing
args in the old way and turned out to be the reason why I was getting the warning.