mongoose-paranoid-plugin

    1.1.2 • Public • Published

    :rocket: Mongoose Paranoid Plugin :rocket:

    Built with ❤︎ by Eugene Shilin and contributors

    This plugin allows to apply soft deletion of mongo db documents. It's simple, lightweight and easy to use. Inspired by Sequelize.

    Philosophy

    All existing soft deletion plugins don't allow to disable quering by non-deleted documents. They all require to use their own-implemented methods. Sometimes you need to get all documents including deleted, sometimes you need to retrieve only non-deleted. All existing plugins provide their own separate methods to do this. It's not flexible, you need to call different methods depending on situations you faced with. Introducing soft deletion plugin, it's hide all deleted documents by default, but you are able to find all documents including deleted in several ways. See usage section

    Installation

    Install using npm

    npm install mongoose-paranoid-plugin
    

    Usage

    Enable plugin

    const mongoose = require('mongoose');
    const mongooseParanoidPlugin = require('mongoose-paranoid-plugin');
    
    mongoose.plugin(mongooseParanoidPlugin, { field: 'deleted_at' })
    
    

    Options:

    • field: String. Column name which is used to store timestamp of deletion. Default value is 'deletedAt'

    Using in schemas

    By default this plugin won't override any methods. To enable soft deletion of your document's you need to pass paranoid option into your model options.

    const mongoose = require('mongoose');
    
    const schema = new mongoose.Schema({
      firstName: { type: String },
      lastName: { type: String }
    }, {
      paranoid: true,
    });
    
    const User = meta.model('users', schema);
    

    This will enable soft deletion of your documents. All deleted models will be marked with deletedAt field by default and will not be retrieved by built-in mongoose methods. If you need to include deleted documents you need pass an attribute { paranoid: false } to query options.

    return User.find(query, {}, { paranoid: false });
    

    Soft deletion behavior

    The behavior of remove method is also very explicit. If you enabled soft deletion in your schema, remove method will mark the document with deletedAt field. Otherwise the document will be completely removed. You can also use paranoid method before removing to enable/disable soft deletion.

    Copyright

    Copyright (c) 2017 Eugene Shilin See LICENSE for further details.

    Install

    npm i mongoose-paranoid-plugin

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    Version

    1.1.2

    License

    ISC

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