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The MongoDB Manual contains comprehensive documentation on MongoDB. This page describes the manual's licensing, editions, and versions, and describes how to make a change request and how to contribute to the manual.

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License

© MongoDB, Inc. 2008-2022

In addition to the MongoDB Manual, you can access the MongoDB Man Pages, which are also distributed with the official MongoDB Packages.

This version of the manual reflects version 7.0 of MongoDB.

See the MongoDB Documentation Project Page for an overview of all editions and output formats of the MongoDB Manual. You can see the full revision history and track ongoing improvements and additions for all versions of the manual from its GitHub repository.

The most up-to-date, current, and stable version of the manual is always available at "".

To report an issue with this manual or to make a change request, file a ticket at the MongoDB DOCS Project on Jira.

The entire documentation source for this manual is available in the mongodb/docs repository, which is one of the MongoDB project repositories on GitHub.

To contribute to the documentation, you can open a GitHub account, fork the mongodb/docs repository, make a change, and issue a pull request.

In order for the documentation team to accept your change, you must complete the MongoDB Contributor Agreement.

You can clone the repository by issuing the following command at your system shell:

git clone git://

The MongoDB Manual uses Sphinx, a sophisticated documentation engine built upon Python Docutils. The original reStructured Text files, as well as all necessary Sphinx extensions and build tools, are available in the same repository as the documentation.

For more information on the MongoDB documentation process, see the Meta Documentation.

If you have any questions, please feel free to open a Jira Case.

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