ActiveRecord PG Extensions

This gem includes a number of extensions to Rails' regular PostgreSQLAdapter to enable access to more Postgres specific features.


Add this line to your application's Gemfile:

gem 'activerecord-pg-extensions'


See individual classes for available methods.


You will need Postgres locally to test. As long as psql can connect with no arguments, you're fine. Otherwise use environment variables as described at to configure it. The database will be created automatically.

rake will run both tests and Rubocop.

After checking out the repo, run bundle install to install dependencies. Then, run rake spec to run the tests. You can also run bin/console for an interactive prompt that will allow you to experiment.

To install this gem onto your local machine, run bundle exec rake install. To release a new version, update the version number in version.rb, and then run bundle exec rake release, which will create a git tag for the version, push git commits and the created tag, and push the .gem file to


Bug reports and pull requests are welcome on GitHub at


The gem is available as open source under the terms of the MIT License.