I have read somewhere that we should choose CSS selectors over other element identifiers in Selenium Automation. Can someonw please tell me the reasons?
You should use CSS selectors over other identifiers for the following reasons,
Faster Detection and fewer test run time – Relative to XPath, CSS selectors in Selenium will tend to detect the elements faster as most used browsers like Chrome and Firefox are optimized performance with CSS selectors in Selenium. Here is a link that offers performance statistics for reference.
Availability of Precise Documentation.