mongodb-short-id

Convert MongoDB id to shorter strings and reverse

MongoDB short id

Create shorter string from MongoDB objectIDs and reverse

var shortID = require('mongodb-short-id');

shortID.longToShort('507f1f77bcf86cd799439011');
// => 'UH8fd7z4bNeZQ5AR'

shortID.shortToLong('UH8fd7z4bNeZQ5AR');
// => '507f1f77bcf86cd799439011'

shortID.shortToObjectID('UH8fd7z4bNeZQ5AR');
// => 507f1f77bcf86cd799439011
typeof shortID.shortToObjectID('UH8fd7z4bNeZQ5AR');
// => 'object'

var objectID = shortID.shortToObjectID('UH8fd7z4bNeZQ5AR');
shortID.objectIDToShort(objectID)
// => 'UH8fd7z4bNeZQ5AR'
  • l2s => longToShort
  • s2l => shortToLong
  • o2s => objectIDtoShort
  • s2o => shortToObjectID