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MongoDB\Collection::getNamespace()

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MongoDB\Collection::getNamespace()

Returns the namespace of the collection. A namespace is the canonical name of an index or collection in MongoDB.

function getNamespace(): string

The namespace of this collection as a string.

The following returns the namespace of the zips collection in the test database.

<?php
$collection = (new MongoDB\Client)->test->zips;
echo $collection->getNamespace();

The output would then resemble:

test.zips
  • MongoDB\Collection::getCollectionName()

  • MongoDB\Collection::getDatabaseName()

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