In Node.js with Express and Handlebars, you can render and send multiple views in a single request by using the response.render() method multiple times. Express allows you to send multiple responses in the same request, and Handlebars will compile each view template independently before sending the final response to the client.

Here's an example of how you can achieve this:

  1. First, make sure you have set up your Node.js application with Express and Handlebars as the view engine.

  2. Create your Handlebars templates in the appropriate views directory. For example, let's assume you have two templates: template1.hbs and template2.hbs.

  3. In your Node.js application, set up the route to handle the request and render the multiple views.

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const express = require('express'); const app = express(); const exphbs = require('express-handlebars'); // Configure Handlebars as the view engine app.engine('hbs', exphbs({ extname: '.hbs' })); app.set('view engine', 'hbs'); // Define a route that renders multiple views app.get('/multiple-views', (req, res) => { // Data to pass to the views (you can replace this with your actual data) const data1 = { title: 'View 1', message: 'This is view 1' }; const data2 = { title: 'View 2', message: 'This is view 2' }; // Render the first view and send it as the response res.render('template1', data1, (err, html1) => { if (err) { console.error('Error rendering template1:', err); return res.status(500).send('Error rendering template1'); } // Render the second view and send it as the response res.render('template2', data2, (err, html2) => { if (err) { console.error('Error rendering template2:', err); return res.status(500).send('Error rendering template2'); } // Combine the rendered views into a single response const combinedHTML = html1 + html2; // Send the combined response to the client res.send(combinedHTML); }); }); }); // Start the server const port = 3000; app.listen(port, () => { console.log(`Server is running on http://localhost:${port}`); });

In this example, when the client sends a request to /multiple-views, the server will render both template1.hbs and template2.hbs with their respective data and combine the HTML content of both views into a single response. The combined HTML will be sent as the final response to the client.

This way, you can send multiple views in a single request in your Node.js + Express + Handlebars application. Adjust the example code according to your specific templates and data to render multiple views as needed.

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