JSTL Core c:redirect Tag

The tag <c:redirect> provides same functionality as the sendRedirect() method of HttpServletRequest interface. It is used to redirect control to other pages within the web application.

Syntax Of <c:redirect> Tag

<c:redirect url="value" [context="context"] />

Attributes Of <c:redirect> Tag

  • context: Specifies the context name which redirect to the another web application.
  • url: Specifies the url to redirect to the user request page.

Example Of <c:redirect> Tag

<%@ taglib uri="http://java.sun.com/jsp/jstl/core" prefix="c" %>
  <title> redirect Tag Example</title>
  <c:redirect url="http://www.javabeat.net/java-ee/"/>

Details of the Code

<c:redirect url=”http://www.javabeat.net/java-ee/”/> tag is used to move or redirect response to another resource.

Steps for Execution

  • Save this file as example.jsp in your eclipse IDE.
  • Now select this jsp file, right mouse click and select Run as ->Run on server


When the execution process is completed successfully, the link http://www.javabeat.net/java-ee/ is opened.


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