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Mongo GUI

A web-based MongoDB graphical user interface.


Read-only demo:

Mongo GUI Features

  • Connect to local/remote mongodb instances
  • View/add/delete databases
  • View/add/delete collections
  • View/add/update/delete/copy documents
  • Multi tab support
  • Query documents
  • Advanced pagination
  • Supports all BSON types in documents
  • Rich user interface
  • Import CSV or JSON files
  • Export collection to CSV or JSON files

How to install and run MongoDB GUI

The following are the different ways to install mongo-gui.

From npm:

  • Install the module globally using the command npm install -g mongo-gui
  • Then use the command mongo-gui to run the application

From github:

  • First of all, clone the mongo-gui repository using the command git clone or download the zip file from here.
  • Change the directory to mongo-gui cd mongo-gui
  • Install all the dependencies npm install
  • Start the application using either npm start or node server.js command

Note: Node.js must be installed on your machine to run this application

From Docker Hub:

Docker compose

version: '3'

    container_name: "mongo-gui"
    image: ugleiton/mongo-gui
    restart: always
      - "4321:4321"
      - MONGO_URL=mongodb://localhost:27017

Mongo GUI Usage

The commands mongo-gui and npm start or node server.js start the application with the following configuaration:

  • URL (-u): mongodb://localhost:27017

  • PORT (-p): 4321

    and the application will be accesible at http://localhost:4321

To connect to any other mongodb instance, pass mongo connection string as an argument, eg:

  • Installed via npm: mongo-gui -u mongodb+srv://<username>:<password>@host/<dbnames>?retryWrites=true&w=majority'

  • Installed via github: (npm start --/node server.js) -u mongodb+srv://<username>:<password>@host/<dbnames>?retryWrites=true&w=majority'

Available options:

  • -u: url, mongo-gui tries to connect to this mongodb instance
  • -p: port, mongo-gui listens on this port






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