The core configuration file for the framework is the default (
struts.xml) file and should reside on the classpath
of the webapp (generally
- The default file may include other configuration files as needed.
struts-plugin.xmlfile can be placed in a JAR and automatically plugged into an application, so that modules can be self-contained and automatically configured.
- In the case of Freemarker and Velocity modules, the templates can also be loaded from the classpath, so the entire module can be plugged in as a single JAR.