Install Cypress 10 from scratch

Cypress is a next-generation front-end testing tool built for the modern web.

Cypress makes it possible to:


Installation steps:

  1. Create a new folder and name it whatever you want. ie: “cy10”
  2. Open the folder on your preferred code editor.
  3. Start a terminal inside that blank folder
  4. Run the following commands:

5. Open the “package.json” file and add the following line into Scripts:

6. Now, run the following command on your terminal to open Cypress for the first time:

7. Cypress will open in a new window, click on the ‘E2E Testing’ card and follow the steps:

8. Finish the setup on Cypress, you’ll notice that your folder structure will be something similar to this:

9. Cypress runner ready to be used:



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