$page->delete() method

Delete this page from the database

This is the same as calling $pages->delete($page).

Examples

// Delete pages named "delete-me" that don't have children
$items = $pages->find("name=delete-me, numChildren=0");
foreach($items as $item) {
  $item->delete();
}
// Delete a page and recursively all of its children, grandchildren, etc. 
$item = $pages->get('/some-page/');
$item->delete(true);

Usage

// basic usage
$bool = $page->delete();

// usage with all arguments
$bool = $page->delete(bool $recursive = false);

Arguments

NameType(s)Description
recursive (optional)bool

If set to true, then this will attempt to delete all children too.

Return value

bool

True on success, false on failure.

Exceptions

Method can throw exceptions on error:

  • WireException - when attempting to delete a page with children and $recursive option is not specified.

See Also


$page methods and properties

API reference based on ProcessWire core version 3.0.178

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