How to update HTML content without using redirect after a REST request?

I have been told issuing a redirect('/') for API requests is not RESTful. I have been doing it like so:

app.delete('/items/:id', urlencodedParser, (req, res) => {
    let index = parseInt(req.params.id);
    items.splice(index, 1);

    res.redirect('/');
});

I now know this is wrong. But then what do I need to do to update the content on the HTML web page without refreshing the page manually?



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