Gentics Mesh Hello World Plugin

This plugin demonstrates the basic concept of a Gentics Mesh plugin.

The plugin implementation within the file shows:

How to add global routes to enhance the REST API.


How to add project specific routes to the REST API.


How to use the adminClient to access Gentics Mesh data within a plugin.


How to serve static resources via a static handler route.


Gentics Mesh Plugin 101

The project uses Apache Maven in order to create the plugin jar file which can be deployed.

The test class demonstrates how to test a plugin.


Every plugin must contain a manifest. When using Maven the manifest can be generated via the maven-shade-plugin.



You can read more about the plugin system in our documentation.