Struts 2 <s:password> password example

In Struts 2 , you can use the <s:password> to create a HTML password field. For example, you can declared the “s:password” with a key attribute or label and name attribute.


<s:password key="password" />
//or
<s:textfield label="Password" name="password" />

Both are generate the same HTML output (in default xhtml theme).


<td class="tdLabel">
  <label for="registerUser_password" class="label">Password:</label>
</td> 
<td>
  <input type="password" name="password" id="registerUser_password"/>
</td> 

Struts 2 <s:password> example

A page with ‘password’ and ‘confirm password’ fields, and do the validation to make sure the ‘confirm password’ is match with the ‘password’.

1. Properties file

global.properties


#Global messages
username = Username
password = Password
confirmPassword = Confirm Password
submit = Submit

RegisterAction.properties


#error message
username.required = Username is required
password.required = Password is required
cpassword.required = Confirm password is required
cpassword.notmatch = Confirm password is not match

2. Action

RegisterAction.java


package com.mkyong.user.action;

import com.opensymphony.xwork2.ActionSupport;

public class RegisterAction extends ActionSupport{

	private String username;
	private String password;
	private String confirmPassword;
	
	public String getPassword() {
		return password;
	}

	public void setPassword(String password) {
		this.password = password;
	}

	public String getConfirmPassword() {
		return confirmPassword;
	}

	public void setConfirmPassword(String confirmPassword) {
		this.confirmPassword = confirmPassword;
	}

	public String getUsername() {
		return username;
	}

	public void setUsername(String username) {
		this.username = username;
	}

	//business logic
	public String execute() {

		return "SUCCESS";

	}

	//simple validation
	public void validate(){
		if("".equals(getUsername())){
			addFieldError("username", getText("username.required"));
		}
		if("".equals(getPassword())){
			addFieldError("password", getText("password.required"));
		}
		if("".equals(getConfirmPassword())){
			addFieldError("confirmPassword", getText("cpassword.required"));
		}
		
		if(!(getPassword().equals(getConfirmPassword()))){
			addFieldError("confirmPassword", getText("cpassword.notmatch"));
		}
	}

}

3. View page

Result page with Struts 2 “s:password” tag to create a HTML password field.

register.jsp


<%@ taglib prefix="s" uri="/struts-tags" %>
<html>
<head>
</head>

<body>
<h1>Struts 2 - password example</h1>

<s:form action="registerUser" namespace="/user">

	<s:textfield key="username" />
	<s:password key="password" />
	<s:password key="confirmPassword" />
	
	<s:submit key="submit" name="submit" />
	
</s:form>

</body>
</html>

welcome.jsp


<%@ page contentType="text/html;charset=UTF-8" %>
<%@ taglib prefix="s" uri="/struts-tags" %>
<html>

<body>
<h1>Struts 2 - password example</h1>

<h2>Password : <s:property value="password"/></h2>
<h2>Confirm Password : <s:property value="%{confirmPassword}"/></h2> 

</body>
</html>

4. struts.xml

Link all together ~


<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" ?>
<!DOCTYPE struts PUBLIC
"-//Apache Software Foundation//DTD Struts Configuration 2.0//EN"
"http://struts.apache.org/dtds/struts-2.0.dtd">
 
<struts>

   <constant name="struts.custom.i18n.resources" value="global" />
   <constant name="struts.devMode" value="true" />
 	
   <package name="user" namespace="/user" extends="struts-default">
	<action name="register">
		<result>pages/register.jsp</result>
	</action>
	<action name="registerUser" 
                class="com.mkyong.user.action.RegisterAction">
		<result name="SUCCESS">pages/welcome.jsp</result>
		<result name="input">pages/register.jsp</result>
	</action>
   </package>
	
</struts>

5. Demo

http://localhost:8080/Struts2Example/user/register.action

Struts 2 password example

Reference

  1. Struts 2 password documentation

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hi Mkyong, I want to ask you a question, why the submit tag require a name too ?
why isn’t enough with the key like the tag textfield or password.
Thanks

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hi Mkyong, i want to ask you a question,global.properties exist available or we are creative it.thanks very much

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Hi mkyong,

Thanks for posting the useful info. When i tried in my machine i couldn’t able to get the error messages as given in “RegisterAction.properties” file. getText(“cpassword.required”) simply returns the cpassword.required string in the error message, not its equivalent. could you please help to solve this problem

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