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Simple pagination taglib for JSP

Pagination is a common requirement when writing JSPs. Long sets of data must be broken up across multiple pages. There is no standard way to implement pagination in JSP or JSTL, however. You must use a custom tag to generate the page numbers.

I’ve created a simple pagination taglib that generates the page links. You can customize it to your needs. Usage example below. Here, I’m using it to paginate search results from Lucene:

<c:url var="searchUri" value="/searchResults.html?s=${searchval}&page=##" />
<paginator:display maxLinks="10" currPage="${page}" totalPages="${totalPages}" uri="${searchUri}" />

The paginator:display tag produces this output:

shows links 1 through 10

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