Themes are created using the Liferay Theme Generator. Liferay DXP 7.3 uses version 10. x.x of Theme Generator.
To create themes for DXP 7.0 or 7.1, install version 8.x.x of the Theme Generator. Themes for older versions of Liferay DXP can be generated using previous versions of the Liferay Theme Generator.
When you create a Liferay theme with 10.x.x of theme generator and try to build and deploy the theme you might face issues, follow the steps mentioned below guided by the screenshots to fix the issue.
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To fix theme build and deploy issues, you need to follow the steps below
1) Open the package.json file and make the changes as shown below.
File path: themes/x-theme/package.json
For the DevDependencies section, we will need to change the below-mentioned three property versions.
2) Remove node-modules, dist and build folder.
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3) Run the below command.
npm install -g yo gulp
4) Install node 12.22.2
5) Install npm with the command-
6) Now run the command.
That’s all, a simple guide to fixing the theme generator issue in Liferay DXP. Are you facing any other issues with Liferay development or implementation?
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