Web parameter: showHelp

Web parameters change the behavior of the web clients that connect to the web tier. For more information, see Web tier parameters.




If you enable this parameter, the web client displays the Online Help option when you click the Help button. You can click the Online Help option to open the Help Server that you define in the helpServerHost and helpServerPort parameters. Web client users cannot access your Help Server unless you enable this parameter and also define the help server host, port number, and context path.

Valid if set from

Web tier configuration file (web.xml and webtier.properties)

Requires restart of the web applications server?


Default value


Possible values

true (Enabled)

false (Disabled)

Example usage


Related topics

Web parameter: helpServerHost

Web parameter: helpServerPort

Web parameter: helpServerContext