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Portal Developer Properties

There are Portal Properties that facilitate development. Liferay’s portal-developer.properties file includes all of them. The portal-developer.properties file is enabled by adding this setting to the top of your portal-ext.properties file:

include-and-override=portal-developer.properties

Developer Settings

Developer Setting

Description

schema.module.build.auto.upgrade=true

Automatically upgrades the database when a module’s build number has been increased since the last deployment.

upgrade.database.auto.run=true

Executes the upgrade process when the portal starts and modules are activated.

theme.css.fast.load=false

Disables merging the theme’s CSS files to facilitate debugging.

theme.images.fast.load=false

Disables merging the theme’s image files to facilitate debugging.

javascript.fast.load=true

Disables loading the packed version of files listed in the properties Liferay-JS-Resources-Top-Head and/or Liferay-JS-Resources-Top-Head-Authenticated of OSGi bundles’ manifest files.

javascript.log.enabled=false

Disables the display of JavaScript logging.

layout.template.cache.enabled=false

Disables caching layout template content.

combo.check.timestamp=true

Facilitates debugging by disabling the combo servlet. See the combo.check.timestamp definition for more information.

json.service.serialize.throwable=true

Returns information about server errors in the JSON response.

minifier.enabled=false

Enables minification of CSS and JavaScript resources.

module.framework.properties.initial.system.check.enabled=true

Checks modules during server startup.

module.framework.properties.osgi.console=localhost:11311

Enables console access for debugging modules.

work.dir.override.enabled=true

Allows using the Liferay work directory to override JSP files within a deployed OSGi bundle.

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