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JavaScript Express Basics Using Templates with Express Expressโ€™s Response.render Method

Daniel Hernandez
Daniel Hernandez
13,437 Points

I keep getting "Error: Failed to lookup view "card" in views directory"

I continually keep getting the same error and don't know what I am doing wrong. It says 'error:failed to lookup view "card" in views directory'.Here is my javascript code, any help would be very much appreciated, thank you.

const express = require('express');

const app = express();

app.set('view engine', 'pug')

app.get('/', (req, res) =>{
    res.render("index");
});


app.get('/cards', (req, res) =>{
    res.locals.prompt = "Who is buried in Grant's tomb?";
    res.render('card');
});

app.listen(3000, ()=> {
  console.log('The application is running on port 3000')
});

1 Answer

Daniel Hernandez
Daniel Hernandez
13,437 Points

Never-mind I solved it. I forgot to duplicate the index.pug file and make a card.pug file. Such a silly mistake to make! Never-mind everybody, sorry.