JSTL Core c:url Tag

The <c:url> tag is used for url encoding and includes the session id if the user session needs to be maintained. Basically it is used to convert relative url into application context url. It performs url rewriting on need basis.

Syntax Of <c:url> Tag

<c: url attributes [context="context"] />

Attributes Of <c:url> Tag

valueIt is used to specify the base url.
contextSpecifies the context name of another web application.
varSpecifies the variable name to which the url has to be processed.
scopeSpecifies the Scope of the variable

Example Of <c:url> Tag

<%@ taglib uri="http://java.sun.com/jsp/jstl/core" prefix="c" %>

  <title> url Tag  </title>
   <c:url value="/javabeat/jave_ee"/>

Details of the Code:

<c:url value=”/javabeat/jave_ee”/> tag is used to convert relative url to application context url.

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 we will get the following output :
c url tag output



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