The Database that Syncs!

PouchDB is an open-source JavaScript database inspired by Apache CouchDB that is designed to run well within the browser.

PouchDB was created to help web developers build applications that work as well offline as they do online.

It enables applications to store data locally while offline, then synchronize it with CouchDB and compatible servers when the application is back online, keeping the user's data in sync no matter where they next login.

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  var db = new PouchDB('dbname');

   _id: '',
   name: 'David',
   age: 67

    onChange: function() {

Cross Browser

Works in Firefox, Chrome, Opera, Safari, IE and Node.js


PouchDB is just a script tag and 25KB (gzipped) away in the browser, or $ npm install pouchdb away in Node.

Easy to Learn

Requires some programming knowledge, however PouchDB is a piece of cake to learn.

Open Source

Everything is developed out in the open on Github, contributors always welcome!


Pagination strategies with PouchDB

Nolan Lawson

By: Nolan Lawson
Published: 14 April 2014
PouchDB, like CouchDB, was designed to store large amounts of data. However, once you're dealing with hundreds, thousands, or even millions of documents in a single database… [...]

Welcome to the PouchDB blog

Dale Harvey

By: Dale Harvey
Published: 01 April 2014

Hello World! Welcome to the newly formed PouchDB blog. PouchDB has been an active community for over 2 years now, with almost everything being run via IRC and Github. As... [...]

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