Cannot Find The Tag Library Descriptor For “http://java.sun.com/jsp/jstl/core”

Cannot Find The Tag Library Descriptor For “http://java.sun.com/jsp/jstl/core describes about How to resolve the error message "Cannot Find The Tag Library Descriptor For “http://java.sun.com/jsp/jstl/core”".

If you are getting this error, Please check whether all libraries are in the project's classpath,

If it is already in classpath and still getting this error, then you will have an older version of JSTL in your class path.

You need to download the latest versions of JSTL jar file, in order to resolve this error message.

You can see URI (namespace) changes of different JSP / Servlet versions below.

You need to download

  1. Tomcat 7
  2. JSTL 1.2

Following jar must be in classpath

  1. jstl-1.2.jar

 

Note for JSTL 1.2 there is just one jar file instead of two

 

Incorrect

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

Correct

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

JSTL1.0 supports JSP 1.2 & Servlet 2.3 (tomcat 4)

Core c http://java.sun.com/jstl/core
XML Processing x http://java.sun.com/jstl/xml
Localization & Formatting fmt http://java.sun.com/jstl/fmt
Database Access sql http://java.sun.com/jstl/sql

JSTL 1.1 supports JSP 2.0 & Servlet 2.4 (tomcat 5)

Core c http://java.sun.com/jsp/jstl/core
XML Processing x http://java.sun.com/jsp/jstl/xml
Localization & Formatting fmt http://java.sun.com/jsp/jstl/fmt
Database Access sql http://java.sun.com/jsp/jstl/sql

JSTL 1.2 supports JSP 2.1 & Servlet 2.5 (tomcat 6)

Core c http://java.sun.com/jsp/jstl/core
XML Processing x http://java.sun.com/jsp/jstl/xml
Localization & Formatting fmt http://java.sun.com/jsp/jstl/fmt
Database Access sql http://java.sun.com/jsp/jstl/sql

(JSTL 1.2 uses the same prefixes as of JSTL 1.1)






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