We now know what a layout template is about, what it does, and how to apply one of the Liferay's out-of-box custom layout templates on a portal page. It is time for us to create our own custom layout template.
Creation of layout templates is done in a similar manner to the creation of portlets and themes. It can be accomplished using the Liferay Plugins SDK.
There is a
layouttpl folder inside the Liferay Plugins SDK where all new layout templates reside. The SDK provides a script file to create the skeleton of a new layout template. To create a new layout template, you run a command in this
layouttpl folder similar to the one you use to create a new portlet ...