Spring Boot, by default, uses Thymeleaf 2 as its template engine. You can, however, make it use the newer version.
First, you must add the following properties to your
<properties> <thymeleaf.version>3.0.2.RELEASE</thymeleaf.version> <thymeleaf-layout-dialect.version>2.1.1</thymeleaf-layout-dialect.version> </properties>
This might be enough, depending on whether or not you use any Thymeleaf “extras”. If you do, you must also remember to specify a version for them, as the version inherited from Spring Boot will most likely be too low. Here’s an example for Thymeleaf’s “extras” integration module for Spring Security 1.4:
<dependency> <groupId>org.thymeleaf.extras</groupId> <artifactId>thymeleaf-extras-springsecurity4</artifactId> <version>3.0.2.RELEASE</version> </dependency>
When you start your application, you will now get the following message in your logs:
[THYMELEAF][main] Template Mode 'HTML5' is deprecated. Using Template Mode 'HTML' instead.
To get rid of it, you must add the following line to your
For more information on using Thymeleaf 3 with Spring Boot, you can visit the official documentation.