Mongoose cursor-based pagination.

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Mongoose cursor-based pagination


npm install mongoose-cursor-pagination --save


The plugin utilises cursor-based pagination via the startingAfter and endingBefore parameters. Both take an existing value (see below) and return objects in reverse chronological order. The endingBefore parameter returns objects listed before the named object. The startingAfter parameter returns objects listed after the named object. If both parameters are provided, only endingBefore is used. Moreover, an optional limit parameter can be passed to limit the amount of objects returned.
Add the plugin to a schema:
import mongoose from 'mongoose'
import paginationPlugin from 'mongoose-cursor-pagination'

const AccountSchema = new mongoose.Schema({
  username: { type: Number, unique: true, index: true }


mongoose.model('Account', AccountSchema)

and then use the model paginate method using a promise:
mongoose.model('Account').paginate({}, {
  sort: { '_id': 1 },
  startingAfter: '59b1f7fd41cfc303859ea1c9',
  limit: 20
  .then(results => { /* ... */ })
  .catch(error => { /* ... */ })

or using a callback:
mongoose.model('Account').paginate({}, {
  sort: { '_id': 1 }
}, (error, results) => {
  /* ... */

A possible value for results is:
  items: [ /* ... */ ],
  hasMore: true

where items is an array containing the elements, and hasMore is true if there are more elements available after this set. Or false otherwise.
The default plugin values can be overwritten, here we show the default values:
AccountSchema.plugin(paginationPlugin, {
  key: '_id',
  limit: 20,
  maxLimit: 100,
  minLimit: 1

The key specified is assumed to be unique and should have an index associated. Moreover, when paginating the key should be sorted ascending order and the values of startingAfter and endingBefore should contained values for that key.


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