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17 August 2023

Dealing with ShadowDOM with jQuery

Recently we started testing and we wanted to take screenshots of the dropdown menu and search box, but they were implemented as components with shadowDOM.

double shadow dom



Thankfully there is a way to interact with elements in shadowDOM with jQuery.

if (window.location.hash == '#menu') {
  var header = jQuery('lbj-header')[0].shadowRoot;

Besides opening menu it was also possible to test clicking on the search box and even showing the autocomplete dropdown in the search. expanded menu, search box

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