Cypress Setup
Cypress Component Testing

Cypress Component Testing Setup

Using DeploySentinel for Cypress Component Testing only requires minimal changes to your Cypress configuration.


Install NPM Package

npm install -D @deploysentinel/cypress-debugger

Add Plugin & Support Files

// Cypress Config File (cypress.config.js)
const { defineConfig } = require('cypress');
module.exports = defineConfig({
  component: {
    setupNodeEvents(on, config) {
      // ❗ Must be declared at the top of the function to prevent conflicts
      [on, config] = require('@deploysentinel/cypress-debugger/plugin')(

Note: This example overwrites the on and config variables on purpose to workaround downstream plugin conflicts.

// Cypress Component Support File (cypress/support/component.js)
import '@deploysentinel/cypress-debugger/support'; // ❗ Must be imported top of file
import './commands';

Run With API key

Chrome Example:

CYPRESS_DEPLOYSENTINEL_KEY=YOUR_API_KEY npx cypress run --component --browser chrome

Electron Example:

ELECTRON_EXTRA_LAUNCH_ARGS="--remote-debugging-port=40500" CYPRESS_DEPLOYSENTINEL_KEY=YOUR_API_KEY npx cypress run --component --browser electron