Dec 11th, 2009, 07:06 AM
The absolute uri: http://www.springframework.org/tags/form cannot be resolved
Can somebody help me in resolving this exception:
1. I have following line in my JPSs and they are working fine:
<%@ taglib prefix="form" uri="http://www.springframework.org/tags/form" %>
But in the log, I'm getting the following exception:
org.apache.jasper.JasperException: The absolute uri: http://www.springframework.org/tags/form cannot be resolved in either web.xml or the jar files deployed with this application
at org.apache.jasper.compiler.DefaultErrorHandler.jsp Error(DefaultErrorHandler.java:50)
Dec 16th, 2009, 06:34 AM
Can you post structure of your war file?
Feb 25th, 2011, 11:43 AM
Either the security-taglibs-3.x.jar is missing or there is no security.tld in META-INF inside the jar.
Last edited by infinity2heaven; Feb 25th, 2011 at 01:32 PM.
May 30th, 2011, 08:46 PM
For Spring 3 the tag library specified in the tag library directive (http://www.springframework.org/tags/form) is in the org.springframework.web.servlet-3.x.x.jar file. The URI in the directive must match the URI in the META-INF/spring-form/tld file in this jar file which is <uri>http://www.springframework.org/tags/form</uri>
The container (at least Tomcat 7.0 does) will match the URI in the taglib directive of the jsp file, with the URI in the spring-form.tld file provided org.springframework.web.servlet jar-3.xx.jar is in the WEB-INF/lib directory.
If you also add an entry to web.xml for the same tag library like:
then the container will only look for WEB-INF/spring-form.tld and will not find the tld in the jar file. To make this work you need to manually extract the spring-form.tld from the jar file and add it to the WEB-INF directory. I don't know of any good reason to do this and suspect that having an entry in web.xml is historic and now only causes confusion.
Mar 16th, 2012, 04:52 PM
I had the same problem as JavaCaravan, and I resolved it thx to davemac, but then I had another error :
org.apache.jasper.JasperException: /admin/addeleve.jsp (line: 28, column: 5) Impossible to load the class org.springframework.web.servlet.tags.form.FormTag
I don't understand what to do to solve this, as I already add the org.springframework.web.servlet-3.0.0.M3.jar.
Thank you for your help!
Apr 30th, 2013, 10:21 AM
I'm having this exactly problem.
When I run my Integration Test with tomcat or jetty I'm receiving this error.
My app is an EAR -with 2 war's (spring) and 2 jars (core).
Another problem I had regarding this taglib was to achieve deploy my EAR, the spring libs are in the EAR but unfortunately the spring-webmvc have to be inside the war to find the form of the spring taglib.
In the end I got through some settings only add maven spring-webmvc no war without adding its dependencies.
I need to solve this now when I run my integration tests with junit, I tried with embedded tomcat and jetty.
Can someone please help me?