Aliases#

You can assign an alias to a Datasette database using the dclient alias command:

dclient alias add content https://datasette.io/content

You can list aliases with dclient alias list:

$ dclient alias list
content = https://datasette.io/content

Once registered, you can pass an alias to commands such as dclient query:

dclient query content "select * from news limit 1"

dclient alias –help#

Usage: dclient alias [OPTIONS] COMMAND [ARGS]...

  Manage aliases for different instances

Options:
  --help  Show this message and exit.

Commands:
  add     Add an alias
  list    List aliases
  remove  Remove an alias

dclient alias list –help#

Usage: dclient alias list [OPTIONS]

  List aliases

Options:
  --json  Output raw JSON
  --help  Show this message and exit.

dclient alias add –help#

Usage: dclient alias add [OPTIONS] NAME URL

  Add an alias

Options:
  --help  Show this message and exit.

dclient alias remove –help#

Usage: dclient alias remove [OPTIONS] NAME

  Remove an alias

Options:
  --help  Show this message and exit.