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Jetty WTP Plugin


WTP Adaptor for Jetty 7.x/Jetty 8.x

The Jetty WTP Plugin allows you to use Eclipse and WTP to develop your web applications.


This document explains how use the WTP Adaptor for jetty 7.x/Jetty 8.x to start/stop WTP Dynamic Web Project(or external WEB application) with Jetty by using Eclipse WTP. Eclipse JEE Helios is required. (Galileo is not supported) The origin of this Jetty WTP Adaptor was based on the WTP Adaptor for Tomcat.

It is composed of 3 plugins:

  • org.eclipse.jst.server.jetty.core : central bits and pieces of the functionality
  • org.eclipse.jst.server.jetty.ui : GUI components for integration with the Eclipse UI
  • org.eclipse.jst.server.jetty.ui.websocket : GUI components which provide a Wizard to generate Jetty WebSocket


There are two different paths to installing the plugin.

For the slower stable releases of the plugin install from the following url:

For the more bleeding edge version of the plugin (each successful build on hudson):

Helpful Pages


To report a bug with the WTP integration please open a bugzilla issue:

Patches are welcome, the plugins are setup so that you can import the project source within the Eclipse simply. In the Plugins View locate the bundle and right click -> Import As -> Source Project.

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