Returns a new Database object.

var dbShell = window.openDatabase(database_name, database_version, database_displayname, database_size);


window.openDatabase returns a new Database object.

This method will create a new SQL Lite Database and return a Database object. Use the Database Object to manipulate the data.

Supported Platforms

  • Android
  • BlackBerry WebWorks (OS 6.0 and higher)
  • iPhone
  • webOS

Quick Example

var db = window.openDatabase("test", "1.0", "Test DB", 1000000);

Full Example

<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>Storage Example</title>

    <script type="text/javascript" charset="utf-8" src="cordova-1.8.0.js"></script>
    <script type="text/javascript" charset="utf-8">

    // Wait for Cordova to load
    document.addEventListener("deviceready", onDeviceReady, false);

    // Cordova is ready
    function onDeviceReady() {
		var db = window.openDatabase("test", "1.0", "Test DB", 1000000);
    <p>Open Database</p>