A web-based built-in administration interface to facilitate a simple graphical interface to interact with CouchDB is what a CouchDB Fauxton can be understood as. Along with being very simple to use, it also facilitates full access to all CouchDB features.
Uses of CouchDB Fauxton:
- To create databases.
- To delete databases.
- To create documents.
- To update documents.
- To edit documents.
- To delete documents.
To start CouchDB Fauxton:
- Install and run CouchDB.
- Open the following link in the browser: http://127.0.0.1:5984/_utils/
- The Fauxton homepage will be displayed.
- Tabs like Databases, Setup, Active Tasks, Configuration, Replication etc. are present on the left side.
- The details of each tab can be checked by clicking on them.