DELETE /content/{path}

Deletes platform content associated with an API (a specific file).

Authorization Roles/Permissions: Must be logged in. API Admin.

This topic includes the following sections:

HTTP Method


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Sample Request

The example below shows a request to delete the index file from the API documentation for the specified API version.

Request URL

Sample request headers

DELETE /content/api/api19427.acmepaymentscorp/documents/index.htm HTTP/1.1
Host: {hostname}
Accept: */*

Sample request body


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Request Headers

For general information on request header values, refer to HTTP Request Headers.

Header Description
Accept Not applicable; there is no response.
Content-Type Any format (*/*)
X-Csrf-Token_{fedmemberID} The CSRF prevention header; may or may not be required, depending on platform settings. See CSRF Prevention on the Platform. By default, the CSRF header is not required for GET operations and is required for all others, with a few exceptions relating to user login.

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Request Parameters

Parameter Parm Type Data Type Required Description
path path   Required The complete path to the content resource being deleted. The first page of the path is the host and then the /content/part of the URL; for example, The rest of the URL is the path to the resource, from /api onwards; for example, /api/api19427.acmepaymentscorp/documents/index.htm.

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If successful, this operation returns HTTP status code 200. There is no response content.

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Sample Response

The sample response below shows successful completion of this operation.

Sample response headers

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Length: 0
Date: Mon, 24 Jun 2013 18:18:59 GMT

Sample response body


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Response Headers

For general information on response header values, refer to HTTP Response Headers.

Header Description
Content-Type Not applicable.

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Response Body


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Error Codes/Messages

If the call is unsuccessful an error code/message is returned. One or more examples of possible errors for this operation are shown below.

Item Value
401 Unauthorized. For example, you would get this response if you didn't include the custom X-Csrf-Token_{fedmemberID} header in the request, when it was required by the platform settings; or if you included an invalid or expired value for this header. You would also get this response for any operation that requires login (almost all) if the login cookie was missing.
404 The resource could not be found. For example, you might get this if the content resource had already been deleted.
500 An error occurred processing the call.

More information about Akana API Platform API error messages.

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