Delete a file folder 

Delete a file folder using the HTTP DELETE request. Deleting a folder does not delete the files in the folder.

Only a manager of a folder can delete the folder.

See Authenticating requests for information about how to authenticate the request.

Table 1. Atom API request details

Method URI Input and output representations
DELETE Construct the URI using the following syntax: /basic/api/collection/{collection-id}/entry none

Note: {collection-id} is the value of the <td:uuid> element in the collection's Atom entry document.

You can use this input header in a POST request instead of using the DELETE request.

Table 2. Input headers

Parameter Description
X-Method-Override Tunnels a DELETE request over HTTP POST





Returned HTTP headers

HTTP/1.1 204 No Content

Error codes

Parent topic

Work with folders

Related reference
File folder content