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SearchEngine customization fails with error - java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: (Doc ID 2742267.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 06, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Sites - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Created a custom class that extends class.
After deploying this custom class, whenever a controller attempts to use a Searcher, see following error:

1. Deploy jar file with custom code to DOMAIN_HOME/lib folder
2. In Sites Explorer, update SearchEngineMetaDataConfig with custom class, and click Save
3. Open a page whose controller executes a search
4. Search fails due to this error


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