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Garrett ReidFront End Web Development Techdegree Student 16,040 Points
Creating a Working Registration Form
I wasn't sure which topic to post this under. If you feel it needs to be somewhere else, Please let me know :) Thank you all very much for helping me sort this out.
Kevin Korte28,109 Points
There are a couple of options, and Node is one option that can handle form data. Any server side language will have ways to receive data, and than do something with it. The form itself does actually just post to the server, from there, it's our job to tell the server what to do with the form.
The most common is the form data gets posted into a database, that is pretty standard. However, the submitted form could just be generated into an email and sent out by the server. Say you has a simple contact form on your personal website, you could just have the server email you the form contents to your gmail account instead of posting to a database.