PyMongo 3.12.2 Documentation¶
PyMongo is a Python distribution containing tools for working with MongoDB, and is the recommended way to work with MongoDB from Python. This documentation attempts to explain everything you need to know to use PyMongo.
- Installing / Upgrading
Instructions on how to get the distribution.
Start here for a quick overview.
Examples of how to perform specific tasks.
- Using PyMongo with MongoDB Atlas
Using PyMongo with MongoDB Atlas.
- TLS/SSL and PyMongo
Using PyMongo with TLS / SSL.
- Client-Side Field Level Encryption
Using PyMongo with client side encryption.
- Frequently Asked Questions
Some questions that come up often.
- PyMongo 3 Migration Guide
A PyMongo 2.x to 3.x migration guide.
- Python 3 FAQ
Frequently asked questions about python 3 support.
- Compatibility Policy
Explanation of deprecations, and how to keep pace with changes in PyMongo’s API.
- API Documentation
The complete API documentation, organized by module.
A listing of Python tools and libraries that have been written for MongoDB.
- Developer Guide
Developer guide for contributors to PyMongo.
If you’re having trouble or have questions about PyMongo, ask your question on our MongoDB Community Forum. You may also want to consider a commercial support subscription. Once you get an answer, it’d be great if you could work it back into this documentation and contribute!
All issues should be reported (and can be tracked / voted for / commented on) at the main MongoDB JIRA bug tracker, in the “Python Driver” project.
Feature Requests / Feedback¶
Use our feedback engine to send us feature requests and general feedback about PyMongo.
PyMongo has a large community and contributions are always encouraged. Contributions can be as simple as minor tweaks to this documentation. To contribute, fork the project on GitHub and send a pull request.
About This Documentation¶
This documentation is generated using the Sphinx documentation generator. The source files for the documentation are located in the doc/ directory of the PyMongo distribution. To generate the docs locally run the following command from the root directory of the PyMongo source:
$ python setup.py doc