11.3. JSP tags

The JSP tags provided for JSR 168 portlets allow the portlet developers to rely less on using JSP scripting elements. The JSR 168 specification provides a set of custom tags. WebSphere Portal also provides an extended JSP tag for JSR 168 portlets. The Servlet specification also defines the Java Standard tag Library (JSTL). JSTL is a set of standard tags used for logic and presentation in your JSPs.

The following tags are defined by the JSR 168 specification. These tags will allow developers access to the portlet objects such as the renderRequest and the renderResponse objects. They also allow for creating render and action URLs, and encoding namespaces. You must use the following taglib directive in your JSP in order to use these ...

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