This page is part of the [[Getting Started]] Section.
BaseX offers a standalone (embedded) console mode from which all [[Commands|database commands]] can be executed.
The article on the [[Database Server]] provides numerous examples for running commands in the console mode.
First of all, please launch a '''standalone''' version of BaseX: double click on the '''BaseX''' icon, or run the <code>basex</code> script. [[Startup#BaseX Standalone|Follow this link]] for more information (or check out the additional [[Startup Options#BaseX Standalone|command-line options]]).