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You can use example below to get the content of given element with ID.


class FeatureContext extends MinkContext
* Get content of element with the provided css id
* @Then /^The content of the element with id "([^"]*)" equals to "([^"]*)"$/
* @param $elementId ID attribute of an element
* @param $content Content
* @throws \InvalidArgumentException
public function contentsAreEqual($elementId, $content)
$session = $this->getSession();
$page = $session->getPage();

$element = $page->findById($elementId);

if (null === $element) {
throw new \InvalidArgumentException(sprintf('Could not evaluate CSS: "%s"', $elementId));

$element_content = $element->getText();

if ($element_content == $content) {

throw new \InvalidArgumentException(sprintf('Could not evaluate CSS content: "%s"', $content));