what you have to do is design a bean which will hold what ever information you want to and pass to any other page on your site
this can be done before a link was clicked or when you click link you run process which set-up bean for you, then on other side you just call bean and pull your info from it
The value from this input was different for each form on this page, the forms had the same name(dynamically generated).
Each time it was only the parameter from the first hidden input. The rest was ignored.
When using the second option,