Cypress gives us the ability to stop the test at a spot via
We can use this to stop the test before any action or assertion that is causing
our tests to fail.
But this command only works when we run Cypress in GUI mode and, it is
ignored when we run the tests in headless mode.
Before version 8.6.0
cy.pause() was ignored if we run
our tests via
cypress run --headed --no-exit command.
Now, if we run the above test via the
cypress run --headed --no-exit command,
then we notice from the image below that our test has not paused.
From Cypress 8.6.0
cy.pause() works the same with
cypress open and
--no-exit flags are passed to
Now when we run the above test via
cypress run --headed --no-exit command
then we notice from the image that our test has paused.
To know more about this, check out the PR.