To create a MessageChannel, use the below steps
1. Open VS Code.
2. Create a Folder with the name “messageChannels” under force-app\main\default.
3. Create a file with Channel name followed by suffix “.messageChannel-meta.xml”.
4. Add the below content(Change the variable names and add/remove as needed).
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <LightningMessageChannel xmlns="http://soap.sforce.com/2006/04/metadata"> <masterLabel>SampleChannel</masterLabel> <isExposed>true</isExposed> <description>This is a sample Lightning Message Channel.</description> <lightningMessageFields> <fieldName>variable1</fieldName> <description>Variable 1</description> </lightningMessageFields> <lightningMessageFields> <fieldName>variable2</fieldName> <description>Variable 2</description> </lightningMessageFields> </LightningMessageChannel>
5. Add the below in your package.xml.
<types> <members>*</members> <name>LightningMessageChannel</name> </types>
6. Deploy the MessageChannel to the Source Org by selecting SFDX: Deploy this Source to Org.
Using the above steps, LightningMessageChannel can be created in the Salesforce org using VS Code.
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when i created message channel its throwing error "cannot find the declaration of element lightningmessagechannel. i added in package.xml but even though i'm getting this error..
can you please help
In VS Code, go to File => Preference => Settings => (search for) Validation ==> Click on XML and uncheck "Validation"
thanks it working…
i m trying same but it not working
Are you getting any errors?
I too did the same..The errors disappeared…But the challenge is still not getting passed..
Are you getting any new error now? If yes, please share.
I have followed the above steps error is disappeared, However couldn't deploy to the org.
Are you getting any errors while deploying? If yes, please share the error.