(tick) These are the notes for the Struts 2.5.20 distribution.

(tick) For prior notes in this release series, see Version Notes 2.5.18

  • If you are a Maven user, you might want to get started using the Maven Archetype.
Maven Dependency

You can also use Struts Archetype Catalog like below

Struts Archetype Catalog
mvn archetype:generate -DarchetypeCatalog=http://struts.apache.org/
Staging Repository
    <name>ASF Nexus Staging</name>

Internal Changes


  • [WW-4971] - s:include tag fails with truncated content in certain circumstances
  • [WW-4974] - NullPointerException in DefaultStaticContentLoader#findStaticResource
  • [WW-4977] - Fixing flaky test in Jsr168DispatcherTest and Jsr286DispatcherTest
  • [WW-4984] - Static files like css and js files in struts-core not properly served
  • [WW-4986] - Race condition reloading config results in actions not found
  • [WW-4987] - Setting Struts2 <s:select> options Css Class


  • [WW-4995] - Enhancement for s:set tag to improve tag body whitespace control.


  • [WW-4981] - Add support for Java 11


  • [WW-4975] - Upgraded commons-fileupload to version 1.4
  • [WW-4978] - Update multiple Struts 2.5.x libraries to more recent versions
  • [WW-4993] - Update OGNL versions for 2.6 and 2.5.x builds

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