JSTL fn:escapeXml() function

The JSTL fn:escapeXml() function is used to escape the html, xml or any other tag which can be treated as xml markup.

Syntax: String escapeXml(String giventring)

Example:

test.jsp

<%@ taglib uri="http://java.sun.com/jsp/jstl/core" prefix="c" %>
<%@ taglib uri="http://java.sun.com/jsp/jstl/functions" prefix="fn" %>
 
<html>
	<head>
		<title>fn:escapeXml JSTL function example</title>
	</head>
	<body>
		<c:set var="testString" 
                 value="<h4>Hello this is a JSTL function example</h4>"/>
		<h4>String without using escapeXml function.</h4>
		${testString}<br/>
		<h4>String with using escapeXml function.</h4>	
		${fn:escapeXml(testString)}		
	</body>
</html>

web.xml

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

Output:

jsp example 56
 
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