I am having trouble understanding the concept of static and dynamic sites within the context of a React app. I am reading about how you can deploy React apps to Netlify which is known for hosting static sites. But all the React apps I’ve made make requests to Node/Express backends and shows the data that gets returned from them. I’m pretty sure that would make my React apps dynamic. Does this mean that I wouldn’t be able to deploy them to Netlify?
Here is a good summary of what you can and can not do on Netlify you might find helpful:
To clarify: You can make request to Node/Express backends hosted elsewhere, the backends themselves can’t be hosted on Netlify. You can deploy the (mostly) static front-end to Netlify though.