Sun Java System Web Server 7.0 Update 4 NSAPI Developer's Guide

Defining Custom Server-parsed HTML Tags

HTML files can contain tags that are executed on the server. For general information about server-parsed HTML tags, see the Sun Java System Web Server 7.0 Update 4 Developer’s Guide.

In Web Server 7.0, you can define your own server-side tags. For example, you could define the tag HELLO to invoke a function that prints Hello World!You could have the following code in your hello.shtml file:

            <title>shtml custom tag example</title>


When the browser displays this code, each occurrence of the HELLO tag calls the function.

The general steps for defining a customized server-parsed tag are: