How to solve Selenium error Element is not clickable at point (x, y) Other element would receive the click

The error message looks like this:

System.InvalidOperationException : unknown error: Element <... (html) ...> is not clickable at point (x, y). Other element would receive the click: <...(html)...>

Stack trace
at OpenQA.Selenium.Remote.RemoteWebDriver.UnpackAndThrowOnError(Response errorResponse)
at OpenQA.Selenium.Remote.RemoteWebDriver.Execute(String driverCommandToExecute, Dictionary`2 parameters)
at OpenQA.Selenium.Remote.RemoteWebElement.Click()

Solution:
The clickable element is not ready, it might not be visible or clickable.
Sometimes the element is covered by another html element. (hide the covering element first).

Steps:
1. Wait for element to be visible
2. Wait for element to be clickable
3. Click with javascript

If this still this doesn’t work insert an implicit wait between step 1 and 2. (Thread.Sleep() in c#)

C# driver code to solve problems:
Wait for element to be visible and clickable (ElementToBeClickable = element is visible AND enabled.)

        public IWebElement WaitUntilElementIsClickable(By findElementsBy)
        {
            var wait = new WebDriverWait(driver, timeoutForElementShouldBeVisibleInSeconds);

            try
            {
                var element = wait.Until(ExpectedConditions.ElementToBeClickable(findElementsBy));
                return element;
            }
            catch (Exception exception)
            {
                string message = exception.Message + " at findElementsBy " + findElementsBy.ToString();
                Exception customException = new Exception(message, exception);
                throw customException;
            }
        }        public IWebElement WaitUntilElementIsClickable(By findElementsBy)
        {
            var wait = new WebDriverWait(driver, timeoutForElementShouldBeVisibleInSeconds);

            try
            {
                var element = wait.Until(ExpectedConditions.ElementToBeClickable(findElementsBy));
                return element;
            }
            catch (Exception exception)
            {
                string message = exception.Message + " at findElementsBy " + findElementsBy.ToString();
                Exception customException = new Exception(message, exception);
                throw customException;
            }
        }

Click with javascript:

        public void ClickOnElement(string cssElementSelector)
        {
            string js = $"document.querySelector(\"{cssElementSelector}\").click()";
            ExecuteJavascript(js);
        }
		
		        public string ExecuteJavascript(string script)
        {
            return ExecuteJavascript<string>(script);
        }

        /// <summary>
        /// Executes JavaScript in the context of the currently selected frame or window.
        /// </summary>
        /// <typeparam name="T">The converted return type</typeparam>
        /// <param name="script">The JavaScript code to execute.</param>
        /// <param name="args">The arguments to the script.</param>
        /// <returns></returns>
        public T ExecuteJavascript<T>(string script, object[] args = null)
        {
            IJavaScriptExecutor javaScriptExecutor = uiTests.Driver as IJavaScriptExecutor;
            object result = null;

            var wait = new WebDriverWait(uiTests.Driver, timeout: TimeSpan.FromMinutes(3));
            wait.Until(ExpectedConditions.ElementIsVisible(By.TagName("body")));

            result = javaScriptExecutor.ExecuteScript(script, args);
            T typedResult = (T) result;
            return typedResult;
        }

 

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