Delete Sub Site in SharePoint using REST API

The example in this topic show how to use REST API to Delete Sub Site in SharePoint

  • function DeleteSubSite()
  • {
  •        // _spPageContextInfo.webAbsoluteUrl - will give absolute URL of the site where you are running the code.
  •        // You can replace this with other site URL where you want to apply the function
  •       
  •        $.ajax 
  •     ({   
  •     // Here "NewSubSite" is subsite to be delete
  •         url: _spPageContextInfo.webAbsoluteUrl + "/NewSubSite/_api/web",
  •         type: "POST",           
  •         headers:
  •         {
  •             // Accept header: Specifies the format for response data from the server.
  •             "Accept": "application/json;odata=verbose",
  •             //Content-Type header: Specifies the format of the data that the client is sending to the server
  •             "Content-Type": "application/json;odata=verbose",
  •             //X-HTTP-Method:  The MERGE method updates only the properties of the entity , while the PUT method replaces the existing entity with a new one that you supply in the body of the POST
  •             "X-HTTP-Method": "DELETE",
  •             // X-RequestDigest header: When you send a POST request, it must include the form digest value in X-RequestDigest header
  •             "X-RequestDigest": $("#__REQUESTDIGEST").val()
  •         },   
  •         success: function(data){   
  •             console.log("Success");            
  •         },   
  •         error: function (xhr, status, error)
  •         {
  •               console.log("Failed");
  •         }  
  •     });
  • }

Thank you for reading this article. This code was tested in SharePoint 2013


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