JSP Action Tags
There are many JSP action tags or elements. Each JSP action tag is used to perform some specific tasks.
The action tags are used to control the flow between pages and to use Java Bean. The Jsp action tags are given below.
|JSP Action Tags||Description|
|jsp:forward||forwards the request and response to another resource.|
|jsp:include||includes another resource.|
|jsp:useBean||creates or locates bean object.|
|jsp:setProperty||sets the value of property in bean object.|
|jsp:getProperty||prints the value of property of the bean.|
|jsp:plugin||embeds another components such as applet.|
|jsp:param||sets the parameter value. It is used in forward and include mostly.|
|jsp:fallback||can be used to print the message if plugin is working. It is used in jsp:plugin.|
The jsp:useBean, jsp:setProperty and jsp:getProperty tags are used for bean development. So we will see these tags in bean developement.
jsp:forward action tag
The jsp:forward action tag is used to forward the request to another resource it may be jsp, html or another resource.
Syntax of jsp:forward action tag without parameter
Syntax of jsp:forward action tag with parameter
Example of jsp:forward action tag without parameter
In this example, we are simply forwarding the request to the printdate.jsp file.
Example of jsp:forward action tag with parameter
In this example, we are forwarding the request to the printdate.jsp file with parameter and printdate.jsp file prints the parameter value with date and time.