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From Tim Kettering <>
Subject Re: Google Search Tag
Date Tue, 20 Aug 2002 13:53:17 GMT

The attribute values are set up to accept rtexprvalues, so you can use any
sort of variable that works at runtime.

I'm not sure what you mean by needing a servlet to get it to work.  The
example that comes with the tag doesn┬╣t require a servlet.


> great,
> i thought the tag looked something like
> <google>
> query,
> options,
> ...
> </google>
> i thought i don't need servlet to make it work, is there a way to make it
> without request.getParameters ... (i looked at index.jsp and result.jsp) .
> Tim Kettering wrote:
>> Taglib Users,
>> I'm about to submit a new proposal for the Apache Taglibs sandbox and first
>> I'd appreciate any feedback that you taglibs users/developers would to
>> improve the tag library.
>> What I've done is written a custom tag library that's basically a wrapper
>> around the Google API library that was released a while ago.  I've exposed
>> the main functionality through tags, so it becomes rather easy to
>> incorporate a Google search functionality on your website without the need
>> for custom java code.
>> So, anyway, all that fanfare aside, you can find the information, and source
>> to download at:
>> Please do share feedback or comments with me.  Thanks.

Tim Kettering

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