Getting a JSTL error message "The absolute uri: cannot be resolved in either web.xml or the jar files deployed with this application"

Posted on 2012-08-13
Last Modified: 2012-08-15
Getting the following JSTL error:

"The absolute uri: cannot be resolved in either web.xml or the jar files deployed with this application"


My web.xml has the following tag:

<web-app xmlns=""


I am using the jar file jstl-1.1.jar


and I have the following tag in my jsp file:
<%@ taglib uri="" prefix="c" %>

How do I fix this?
Question by:gdkinney_2
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    Author Comment

    CEHJ this is not a Struts project.  I am not using any Struts libraries.
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    by:chaitu chaitu
    try to place standard.jar in lib directory

    Author Comment

    Which version of Standard.jar?  Is there more than one version?

    Author Comment

    Chaituu does everything else I am doing look ok?  My web.xml, the  jstl-1.1.jar and
    <%@ taglib uri="" prefix="c" %> in my jsp?
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    place  Standard.jar and  jstl-1.1.jar either in tomcat/lib or WEB-INF/lib directory.

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