problem in custom tags

"roohbir" <>
18 Mar 2007 07:12:24 -0700
I have a program in which I have a basic jsp page with a text field
and a submit button. The idea is that when a user enters his name and
hits the button it should take him to another page which displays
"Hello user".
I have made a JSP page but don't knwo how to connect it with the
servlet. The name of the servlet is MyOwnCustomTag. The servlet and
jsp page are displayed underneath:

<html><head><title>Registration Page</title></head>

<%@ taglib uri="/myOwnTLD" prefix="myowntag"%>

<form action="MyOwnCustomTag" method='post'>
      <td> Enter Name: </td>
      <td><input type='text' size=15 name='name'
value='<myowntag:requestParameter property="name"/>'>

  <input type='submit' value='Submit'>
  <input type='hidden' name='action' value='register-action'>



import javax.servlet.ServletRequest;
import javax.servlet.jsp.JspException;
import javax.servlet.jsp.tagext.TagSupport;

public class MyOwnCustomTag extends TagSupport {
   private String property;

   public void setProperty(String property) { = property;
   public int doStartTag() throws JspException {
      ServletRequest req = pageContext.getRequest();
      String value = req.getParameter(property);

      try {
         pageContext.getOut().print("Hello " + value);
      catch( ex) {
         throw new JspException(ex.getMessage());
      return SKIP_BODY;

Help would be really appreciated.

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