Clean POM Maven Plugin

This will clean the Maven project descriptor, pom.xml file, based on an XSLT file. It is organized based on the rules specified in the following URLs:

Along with a few common sense rules like

  • groupId should be before artifactId.

  • dependencies, plugins, extensions should also be ordered by scope, groupId, and artifactId.

The clean goal will be bound to the verify phase of the project and will replace the pom.xml file. The typical usage is:


Last Published: 2015-08-14
Version: 1.1.1