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Web Development with MongoDB and NodeJS - Second Edition by Jason Krol, Bruno Joseph D'mello, Mithun Satheesh

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Partial views

So far we've created a view, which acts as the bulk of the HTML for a specific page, and a layout, which acts as the wrapper for the consistent parts of the website on every page. Next, let's take a look at creating partials, which are really just small views that we can reuse and inject inside our layouts or views.

Partials are a terrific way to create reusable components in a website and reduce code duplication. Consider the comments in our application. We have an HTML form defined that a user uses to submit a comment, but what if we wanted to allow users to post comments from a number of different areas throughout the website? This type of scenario is a great candidate for moving our comment form out to its own partial and then ...

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