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"taglib" and "uri" attributes of taglib directive

 
Nidhi Sar
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As I understand, the taglib directive can be of one of the two following formats:


OR


I'm a little confused as to when to use which format.

This is what I have understood:
Use taglib attribute for tag files (with or without a .tld file fr)
Use uri attribute for EL functions, JSTL & custom tag handlers (in conjuntion with a .tld file)

Is this correct?

Edits: Just reflect my confusion about the whole thing, I guess!
 
Shobhan Ganta
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Hi Nidhi,

<% taglib prefix="pre" taglib="/WEB-INF/tags/mytags" %>


the attribute is 'tagdir' not 'taglib'

<%@ taglib prefix="myTags" tagdir="/WEB-INF/tags/mytags" %>

This is what I have understood:
Use taglib attribute for tag files (with or without a .tld file fr)
Use uri attribute for EL functions, JSLT & custom tag handlers (in conjuntion with a .tld file)


Use tagdir attribute for tag files (with the ".tag" or ".tagx" extension)

Note: Use the "tagdir" attribute instead of the "uri "attribute used for tag libraries

Regards
Shobhan
 
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Shobhan Ganta wrote:the attribute is 'tagdir' not 'taglib'


Hi Shobhan, yup, it should be tagdir, not taglib... sorry for the typos.

Shobhan Ganta wrote:
Use tagdir attribute for tag files (with the ".tag" or ".tagx" extension)

Note: Use the "tagdir" attribute instead of the "uri "attribute used for tag libraries


So tagdir is just for the tag files, right? And uri for all tag libraries (JSTL or custom) or EL function libraries?
 
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Yes thats correct.
 
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Thanks Shobhan!
 
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