JSP comment marks to text or statements that the JSP container should ignore. A JSP comment is useful when you want to hide or "comment out", a part of your JSP page.
Following is the syntax of the JSP comments −
<%-- This is JSP comment --%>
Following example shows the JSP Comments −
<html> <head> <title>A Comment Test</title> </head> <body> <h2>A Test of Comments</h2> <%-- This comment will not be visible in the page source --%> </body> </html>
The above code will generate the following result −
A Test of Comments
There are a small number of special constructs you can use in various cases to insert comments or characters that would otherwise be treated specially. Here's a summary −
|S.No.||Syntax & Purpose|
|1||<%-- comment --%>|
A JSP comment. Ignored by the JSP engine.
|2||<!-- comment -->|
An HTML comment. Ignored by the browser.
Represents static <% literal.
Represents static %> literal.
A single quote in an attribute that uses single quotes.
A double quote in an attribute that uses double quotes.