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Where to put code behind in c# in version 10?

Hi,

 

I don't have fundemental training in c# and MVC .  Version 10 is all MVC and i haven't purchased the source code for aspdotnetstorefront.  I have v10 and no source code multistore.

I am trying to add a functionality where when user enter email address and submits, it take the email address and puts them in our mailing list.   For example, i have _Layout.cshtml file in my custom skin folder that i am modifying.

 

Where would i put the c# code for this to capture the email address from the input box and put it in a table in the database?  I do understand MVC and C# but don't have years of MVC training ... i'm so use to the old way of .cs file.

 

Thanks,
asked May 2 in MultiStore by vultureds (495 points)

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To do that through C#, you're going to have to have a (M)odel to take the customer data from the (V)iew and hand it off to the (C)ontroller to be saved in the database.  With the source code that's a very simple modification, but without it things get pretty complicated, and it'd take a good understanding of MVC.

If you're not going to be able to buy the source code, I'd suggest looking into the various 3rd-party services that provide mailing list management features and can use simple Javascript forms to collect the addresses - MailChimp, iPost, etc.  With most of those you can just embed some JS in a topic or view and not have to worry about any custom C#.
answered May 3 by Vortx ScottS (12,240 points)
selected May 3 by vultureds
:(  ok no problem. Thank you.  I was hoping i can Model it in a .cs file since i know c#
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