Maven Archetypes

Maven provides several achetype artifacts:

Archetype ArtifactIds Description
maven-archetype-archetype An archetype to generate a sample archetype.
maven-archetype-j2ee-simple An archetype to generate a simplifed sample J2EE application.
maven-archetype-mojo (deprecated) Deprecated in favour of maven-archetype-plugin, which has a better name.
maven-archetype-plugin An archetype to generate a sample Maven plugin.
maven-archetype-plugin-site An archetype to generate a sample Maven plugin site.
maven-archetype-portlet An archetype to generate a sample JSR-268 Portlet.
maven-archetype-quickstart An archetype to generate a sample Maven project.
maven-archetype-simple An archetype to generate a simple Maven project.
maven-archetype-site An archetype to generate a sample Maven site which demonstrates some of the supported document types like APT, XDoc, and FML and demonstrates how to i18n your site.
maven-archetype-site-simple An archetype to generate a sample Maven site.
maven-archetype-webapp An archetype to generate a sample Maven Webapp project.