This wiki is dedicated to documenting the Wicket Java application framework. Wicket takes simplicity, separation of concerns and ease of development to a whole new level. The wiki is currently open to new users and contributors; see the contribution page for more information. To download Wicket, please visit the Wicket site.

About Wicket

Introduction to Java web applications

Why Wicket

Framework Comparisons

Who is using Wicket

Where to (get) help


Community initiatives

Communities on social networking sites

Contribute to Wicket

Commercial Services

What's next

Wish List for Next Version


More about Wicket...

Videos, Talks, Screencasts

Wicket Press & User Stories

Companies Hiring Wicket Developers

External Links

Using Wicket

Development Environment


Build tools


Application server

Portal server



Wicket User Guide

Learn building web applications with Wicket from scratch reading its 200+ page user guide. The guide gradually introduces you to the various features of the framework with many real-world examples. It covers subjects such as models, behaviours, testing and integration with other projects.

The guide is available as PDF or html file for the following versions:

 Wicket User Guide - Wicket 6.x, Wicket 7.x, Wicket 8.x

Framework Documentation

GUI-Components and Widgets

Here is the reference for the standard Wicket GUI components: Component Reference

You are looking for some additional additional cool Widgets, mainly Javascript/AJAX style?
Then have a look here:

Wicket Component Packaging

Portlet Development

Development Aids