Struts 2 Tutorial: Multiple Configuration File Example
For a large application, it is better to use multiple configuration file that one so that it may be easy to manage the application.
We can create many configuration files but we need to define it in the struts.xml file. The includesub-element of struts is used to define the supported configuration file.
Example to create multiple configuration files
Let's see the simple example to define multiple configuration files.
1) Define entry of multiple configuration files in struts.xml
In this struts.xml file, we have defined 2 configuration files struts-first.xml file and struts-second.xml file.
The struts-first.xml file is located inside the first directory and struts-second.xml file is located inside the second directory.struts.xml
2) Create configuration files
Let's create two configuration files that defines action with results.struts-first.xml struts-second.xml
Other Required Resources
To run this application, we need following resources:
This jsp page creates two links.index.jsp
It is the simple Action class containing only execute method.Welcome.java
2 view components
The name of 2 view components are same i.e. welcome.jsp but both are located differently.welcome.jsp
It is located inside the first directory under root.welcome.jsp
It is located inside the second directory under root.
<h1>Welcome to second namespace</h1>