SPWeb.Delete method

Deletes the website.

Namespace:  Microsoft.SharePoint
Assembly:  Microsoft.SharePoint (in Microsoft.SharePoint.dll)

Syntax

'Declaration
Public Sub Delete
'Usage
Dim instance As SPWeb

instance.Delete()
public void Delete()

Exceptions

Exception Condition
SPException

The deleting website is a root website.

Remarks

To delete a site collection, use the Delete method.

Examples

The following code example deletes a specified website.

Using siteCollection As New SPSite("http://localhost")
    Dim webSite As SPWeb = siteCollection.AllWebs("DeleteWebSite")
    webSite.Delete()

End Using
using (SPSite oSiteCollection = new SPSite("http://Site_Name"))
{
    SPWeb oWebsite = oSiteCollection.AllWebs["DeleteWebSite"];

    oWebsite.Delete();
    oWebsite.Dispose();
}

Note

Certain objects implement the IDisposable interface, and you must avoid retaining these objects in memory after they are no longer needed. For information about good coding practices, see Disposing Objects.

See also

Reference

SPWeb class

SPWeb members

Microsoft.SharePoint namespace