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JSTL Internationalization Tag Library

The JSTL Internationalization tag library contains a number of tags related to language and formatting conventions of client locales.

Getting Started


The JSTL Internationalization tag library can be declared with the following taglib directive:

<%-- bundle/initialization.jspf --%>
<%@taglib prefix="fmt" uri="" %>


<%-- form.jsp --%>
<fmt:message key="Choose"/>


The following tags are provided in the internationalization tag library:


Renders a numerical value with specific precision or format.


Parses the string representation of a number, currency, or percentage.


Formats a date and/or time using the supplied styles and pattern.


Parses the string representation of a date and/or time.


Loads a resource bundle to be used by its tag body.


Stores the given locale in the locale configuration variable.


Loads a resource bundle and stores it in the named scoped variable or the bundle configuration variable.


Specifies the time zone for any time formatting or parsing actions nested in its body.


Stores the given time zone in the time zone configuration variable.


Displays an internationalized message.


Sets the request character encoding.