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JMeter: Handling Hyperlinks With Regular Expressions

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JMeter: Handling Hyperlinks With Regular Expressions

Here's a brief post on how to handle hyperlinks in JMeter using regular expressions for testing.

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We already know how JMeter works but sometimes we may face the problem of how to use regular expressions. So this time around, I'll explain how to handle a hyperlink on a web page using a regular expression.

Suppose we have a scenario where we have to check all the links on a website using JMeter and also we want to know the loading time of all the links on the site. So, first of all, we create a thread group.

threadgroup

Next, we define the sample request like an HTTP request.

httprequest

Now we define the post processor extractor where we extract all the links from the main page.

extractpage

After that, we define the HTTP request with a foreach controller and we'll define the regular expression inside the HTTP request.

linkreq

Now, we run JMeter and can easily see the result in listeners.

viewresultree

Enjoy!

If you have any query regarding JMeter please comment on my post.

Thanks.

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