Apache Wicket 6.24.0 released

21 Jul 2016

The Apache Wicket PMC is proud to announce Apache Wicket 6.24.0!

Apache Wicket is an open source Java component oriented web application framework that powers thousands of web applications and web sites for governments, stores, universities, cities, banks, email providers, and more. You can find more about Apache Wicket at https://wicket.apache.org

This release marks another minor release of Wicket 6. We use semantic versioning for the development of Wicket, and as such no API breaks are present breaks are present in this release compared to 6.0.0.

New and noteworthy

  • upgrades JQuery dependency to 1.12.4 and 2.2.4

  • increases performance when using KeyInSessionSunJceCryptFactory

Using this release

With Apache Maven update your dependency to (and don’t forget to update any other dependencies on Wicket projects to the same version):


Or download and build the distribution yourself, or use our convenience binary package

Upgrading from earlier versions

If you upgrade from 6.y.z this release is a drop in replacement. If you come from a version prior to 6.0.0, please read our Wicket 6 migration guide found at

Have fun!

— The Wicket team


The signatures for the source release artefacts:

Signature for apache-wicket-6.24.0.zip:

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Signature for apache-wicket-6.24.0.tar.gz:

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This Release

CHANGELOG for 6.24.0:

  • [WICKET-6154] - Performance bottleneck when using KeyInSessionSunJceCryptFactory
  • [WICKET-6169] - NullPointerException accessing AbstractRequestLogger.getLiveSessions
  • [WICKET-6172] - Inconsistent results from getTag[s]ByWicketId
  • [WICKET-6174] - Browser/Client info navigatorJavaEnabled property returns undefined
  • [WICKET-6175] - Aautocomplete suggestion window is not closing in IE11
  • [WICKET-6181] - Revert the removal of the default error message when uploading too big files
  • [WICKET-6191] - AjaxTimerBehavior will stop after ajax update of component it is attached to
  • [WICKET-6202] - Guide: 26.1 Page storing, section HttpSessionDataStore - example code is not correct
  • [WICKET-6204] - Copy only the provided attributes for Ajax link inclusion
  • [WICKET-6053] - Allow to reuse the same application instance in several tests
  • [WICKET-6178] - MetaDataHeaderItem # generateString() should return specials characters escaped like StringEscapeUtils.escapeHtml(s) does
  • [WICKET-6186] - Upgrade JQuery to 1.12.4/2.2.4