How to change the default deploy path of web resources in Eclipse

When developing a web application in eclipse, the default deploy path of java classes is “WEB-INF/classes” and every folder defined under WebContent is automatically deployed under the root path of the application.

1- Custom deployment path

In order to set a custom deployment path for your resources in Eclipse, you can do the following:

  • Right-click the web project -> properties
  • Select Deployment Assembly
  • The following window is displayed:

Deployment Assembly

In the above window, you can set the custom deployment path of java classes as well as all folders defined under WebContent.


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