I am working on a project that explicitly requires the
insert command for creating a CRUD class using Python. I am using Pymongo-4 and did not know that the project implicitly required an older version of Pymongo, namely version 3.
This is how the
insert method was used:
The result of using
insert on a newer version of Pymongo issued the following error message:
TypeError: 'Collection' object is not callable. If you meant to call the 'insert' method on a 'Collection' object it is failing because no such method exists.
The error message was a straightforward explanation. It says that the collection does not have a method called
I was not sure what I needed to do at first, but the Pymongo changelog confirmed that
insert is deprecated as of version 3.
The following methods are deprecated:
My options were to use
insert_many, or downgrade my version of Pymongo below version 3. I went with the latter since I was required to use the
The solution for “TypeError: ‘Collection’ object is not callable” is to use a version of Pymongo that supports the
insert method. Alternatively, you can use
insert_many if you wish to use a newer version of Pymongo.