JSTL fmt:setTimeZone Formatting Tag

The JSTL <fmt:setTimeZone> Formatting Tag is used to set the specific time zone.

Syntax: <fmt:setTimeZone value=”timeZone” />

fmt:setTimeZone tag attributes:

Attribute Description Required
value It specify the time zone to expose as a scoped or configuration variable. Yes
var It specify the name of the variable to store the new time zone. No
scope It specify the scope of the variable to store the new time zone. No

Example:

test.jsp

<%@ taglib uri="http://java.sun.com/jsp/jstl/core" prefix="c" %>
<%@ taglib prefix="fmt" uri="http://java.sun.com/jsp/jstl/fmt" %>
 
<html>
	<head>
		<title>fmt:setTimeZone JSTL formatting tag example</title>
	</head>
	<body>
	      <c:set var="currentDate" value="<%=new java.util.Date()%>"/>
		<fmt:formatDate value="${currentDate}" type="both"/> <br/>
 
		Set Time Zone to HST<br/>
		<fmt:setTimeZone value="HST" />
		<fmt:formatDate value="${currentDate}" type="both"/>
 
	</body>
</html>

web.xml

<web-app>
 
  <welcome-file-list>
          <welcome-file>test.jsp</welcome-file>
  </welcome-file-list>	
 
</web-app>

Output:

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