We can't dynamically create LWC like aura does. We can embed LWC in aura, is it possible to dynamically create LWC using $A.createcomponent within aura component?


No. If you want to "dynamically" create an LWC you actually have to dynamically create an Aura component that statically wraps the LWC component.


Seems we were wrong... This code worked for me. The trick was to set true 'exposed' property in js-meta.xml


<aura:component implements="force:LightningQuickAction, force:hasRecordId">
    <aura:handler name="init" value="{!this}" action="{!c.onInit}"/>


init : function(component) {
    const recordId = component.get('v.recordId');
        `c:lwcTest`, {recordId : recordId},
        function(lwcCmp, status, errorMessage) {
            if (status === "SUCCESS") {
                var body = component.get("v.body");
                component.set("v.body", body);
            else if (status === "INCOMPLETE") {
                console.log("No response from server or client is offline.");
            else if (status === "ERROR") {
                console.error("Error: " + errorMessage);


    test success


<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<LightningComponentBundle xmlns="http://soap.sforce.com/2006/04/metadata">

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I have developed Aura Component wrapper for LWC specific for Lighting Actions. So now you can call LWC from Lighting Action with additional benefits.

Repo: https://github.com/SAItm/LWCAction

  • Works in my case as well, but even with isExposed=false (api version 50.0). Now I'm wondering whether it is some undocumented side effect of createComponent method or we could actually rely on this behaviour to build prod ready app. – wesaw Nov 2 '20 at 8:33
  • For a holy calm I would suggest using with isExposed=true. – Andrii Solokh Nov 3 '20 at 9:45

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