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PHP Manual :: Inserting a Document



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Associative arrays are the basic object that can be saved to a collection in the database. A somewhat random "document" might be:

<?php
$doc 
= array(
    
"name" => "MongoDB",
    
"type" => "database",
    
"count" => 1,
    
"info" => (object)array( "x" => 203"y" => 102),
    
"versions" => array("0.9.7""0.9.8""0.9.9")
);
?>

Note that you can have nested arrays and objects. The driver will always store an associative array as an object in the database. A numerically indexed array is stored as an array in case the keys start at 0 and are not interrupted, and as an object if the array keys don't start at 0 or have gaps (ie: 0, 1, 4, 5).

To insert this document, use MongoCollection::insert():

<?php
$connection 
= new MongoClient();
$collection $connection->database->collectionName;

$collection->insert$doc );
?>

The API documentation on MongoCollection::insert() contains more information about inserting data.



Getting A Collection || Finding Documents using MongoCollection::findOne || Tutorial || PHP Manual
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