Customizing OSGi Modules with Ext

An Ext module is a powerful tool for extending Liferay DXP’s OSGi modules. For example, if you want to overwrite a default module’s JSP to display a different view, you can create an Ext module to customize the original module’s JSP (for example, see the Login Web Ext sample). Because this increases the complexity of your Liferay DXP installation, you should only use an Ext module if you’re sure you can’t accomplish your goal in a different way (e.g., leveraging an extension point).

The following app servers should be used for Ext module development in Liferay DXP:

  • Tomcat 9.0

In this section, you’ll learn how to

You’ll start by creating an Ext module.

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