use OnClick with caution

JSP Code :

<a href="abc.jsp" onclick='’>LOGOUT

The above statement gets converted to Servlet CODE :

out.write("<a href=\"abc.jsp\" onclick='");




What ever scriplet you write in onclick, will get executed every time the JSP is called. Not only on onclick as can be wrongly assumed.

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1 Response to use OnClick with caution

  1. Anonymous says:

    Yep yep yep, just figured it out, it's better to simply do a small doGet servlet with this code:


    I was trying the other way because I tought that making a sevlet just for logging out was ridiculous but here I am.


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