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Database API: Delete

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Deletes records from a database. The second parameter must be specified for the method to be executed successfully.


DB::Delete($table, $values)
// or
DB::Delete($table, $where)



the table from which the data is deleted.


an array with values that define the condition for the delete query.


the condition for the query; if unspecified, no action will be done.

Return value

No return value.


// delete from Cars where id=50
$data = array();
$data["id"] = 50;
DB::Delete("cars", $data );


Alternative syntax:


// delete from Cars where id=50
DB::Delete("cars", "id=50" );


See also:

Database API: Insert()

Database API: Update()

Database API: Select()

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