How to install Maven on Eclipse IDE ? - Installing the M2Eclipse Plugin - Maven Tutorial

Below are the steps to install Maven on Eclipse :

  1. Open your Eclipse IDE
  2. Click Help -> Install New Software
  3. Click on the Add button to add a new repository
  4. Fill the form with the information below and press Ok
    Name: M2Eclipse
    Location: http://download.eclipse.org/technology/m2e/releases


5. After the Pending finish, select all the Plugins and press Next 

6. Accept the terms of the license agreement and click Finish

7. At the end of the installation, you will be asked to restart your Eclipse. Click Yes to perform the restart.

That’s it Apache Maven is now integrated into your IDE.


Checking if Maven has been successfully installed

To check if whether or not Maven has been successfully installed on Eclipse follow these steps:

1.  Open your Eclipse

2.  Click Help -> About Eclipse

3. Check the presence of the M2Ecplise icon as below

4. You can get further information about the installed version by clicking on the icon