Display tag library 1.1.1

This documentation is related to the displaytag 1.1.x releases.

The latest available release is 1.1.1

Displaytag 1.1 offers several enhancements over 1.0: the most notable news are support for partial lists and enhanced decorator APIs, but there is also a lot more. Be sure to read the migration guide for upgrading an existing application from displaytag 1.0. A full changelog is also available.


The display tag library is an open source suite of custom tags that provide high-level web presentation patterns which will work in an MVC model. The library provides a significant amount of functionality while still being easy to use.

What can I do with it?

Actually the display tag library can just... display tables! Give it a list of objects and it will handle column display, sorting, paging, cropping, grouping, exporting, smart linking and decoration of a table in a customizable XHTML style.

The tables in the sample images below were generated from lists using the <display:table> tag:

sample tables produced with the display:table tag