NetBeans: PrimeFaces: Adding Theme to Project

Adding a theme to your PrimeFaces is simple:

  1. Go to the PrimeFaces theme Showcase Labs so you can pick which theme you wish to use (remember the name of the theme):
    http://www.primefaces.org/showcase-labs/ui/home.jsf?theme=blitzerprimefacespagetheme
  2. Go to the PrimeFaces theme repository: http://repository.primefaces.org/org/primefaces/themes
  3. Using the name of the theme you wish to use, go inside the theme folder and then go into the version you wish to use.
  4. Download the jar file anywhere you wish
    primefacespagethemefolder
  5. Open NetBeans and go into your project
  6. Do right-click “Libraries” folder and select “Ad JAR/Folder”
    NetBeans_Libraries_AddJar
  7. Select the JAR file
  8. Your jar file should show up under the Libraries folder
  9. Next, go into the folder WEB-INF and open the file web.xml
  10. Add the following xml code into this file
    <context-param>
    	<param-name>primefaces.THEME</param-name>
    	<param-value>blitzer</param-value>
    </context-param>
  11. Run and/or deploy the website. Done!
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