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How to remove all items from a MongoDB collection

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When working with MongoDB you might have the need to remove all items from a collection.

You can do so by calling the deleteMany method of a collection, passing an empty object.

Like this:


Here’s a full example:

const mongo = require('mongodb').MongoClient
const url = 'mongodb://localhost:27017'
let db, jobs

    useNewUrlParser: true,
    useUnifiedTopology: true
  (err, client) => {
    if (err) {
    db = client.db('jobs')
    jobs = db.collection('jobs')

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