Create data: insert()

Performs an INSERT into the table.

const { data, error } = await supabase
.from('cities')
.insert([
{ name: 'The Shire', country_id: 554 }
])

Parameters

  • valuesrequiredPartial | array

    The values to insert.

  • optionsoptionalundefined | reflection

    No description provided.

Notes

  • By default, every time you run insert(), the client library will make a select to return the full record. This is convenient, but it can also cause problems if your Policies are not configured to allow the select operation. If you are using Row Level Security and you are encountering problems, try setting the returning param to minimal.

Examples

Create a record

const { data, error } = await supabase
.from('cities')
.insert([
{ name: 'The Shire', country_id: 554 }
])

Bulk create

const { data, error } = await supabase
.from('cities')
.insert([
{ name: 'The Shire', country_id: 554 },
{ name: 'Rohan', country_id: 555 },
])

Upsert

For upsert, if set to true, primary key columns would need to be included in the data parameter in order for an update to properly happen. Also, primary keys used must be natural, not surrogate. There are however, workarounds for surrogate primary keys.

const { data, error } = await supabase
.from('cities')
.insert(
[
{ name: 'The Shire', country_id: 554 },
{ name: 'Rohan', country_id: 555 },
{ name: 'City by the Bay', country_id:840}
],
{ upsert: true })