(tick) These are the notes for the Struts version 6.3.0 distribution.

(tick) For prior notes in this release series, see Version Notes 6.2.0

Maven users

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/

Internal changes

This version embeds the Apache Tiles by directly coping the source code of the library. The Apache Tiles project has retired and right now it's in the attic - no development is happening around this project. Struts committers decided to copy all the required source code to continue undisturbed support for the the Struts 2 Tiles plugin.


  • [WW-5233] - Include Apache Tiles code base in the Tiles plugin
  • [WW-5321] - notify / document about new maxStringLength limitation
  • [WW-5327] - Stop using JavaBeans notation for setters in SecurityMemberAccess & MemberAccessValueStack
  • [WW-5332] - Validate excluded package name list for missing commas
  • [WW-5334] - Misc VelocityManager code cleanup
  • [WW-5336] - Merge OgnlTool class into StrutsUtil class
  • [WW-5337] - Improve performance of excluded classes and packages


  • [WW-5330] - Issue when submitting a form with a textarea containing more than 4000 characters.
  • [WW-5331] - Access to request attributes via tags is broken


  • [WW-5315] - Upgrades ASM to version 9.5
  • [WW-5316] - Upgrades commons-io to version 2.13.0
  • [WW-5317] - Upgrades log4j-api to version 2.20.0
  • [WW-5318] - Upgrades slf4j-api to version 2.0.7
  • [WW-5320] - finish Reproducible Builds
  • [WW-5322] - Upgrade Jackson version to 2.15.2
  • [WW-5323] - Upgrade JasperReports to version 6.20.5
  • [WW-5325] - Upgrade commons-lang3 to version 2.13.0
  • [WW-5329] - Upgrade xstream to version 1.4.20

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