Core
API v2.x
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# count

Counts documents in a collection.

A query can be provided to alter the count result, otherwise returns the total number of documents in the collection.


# Query Syntax

# HTTP

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URL: http://kuzzle:7512/<index>/<collection>/_count
Method: POST
Body:
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{
  "query": {
    "match_all": {}
  }
}

# Other protocols

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{
  "index": "<index>",
  "collection": "<collection>",
  "controller": "document",
  "action": "count",
  "body": {
    "query": {
      "match_all": {}
    }
  }
}

# Arguments

  • collection: collection name
  • index: index name

# Body properties

# Optional:


# Response

Returns an object with the count property, an integer showing the number of documents matching the provided search query:

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{
  "status": 200,
  "error": null,
  "index": "<index>",
  "collection": "<collection>",
  "controller": "document",
  "action": "count",
  "requestId": "<unique request identifier>",
  "result": {
    "count": 42
  }
}