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Deleting Multiple Objects

This API deletes multiple objects in a data table with a single request. Consider the following example, it demonstrates an API call which deletes all objects in the Person data table where the value of the age property is greater than 20:

curl -X DELETE \  
 'https://api.backendless.com/application-id/REST-api-key/data/bulk/Person?where=age%20%3E%2010'

URL

https://api.backendless.com/<application-id>/<REST-api-key>/data/bulk/<table-name>?where=<where clause>

where:

Argument                Description
<application-id> the ID of your application generated upon its creation. You can obtainthe value in the Manage > App Settings section of the Backendless Console.
<REST-api-key> REST API key of your application. You can obtainthe value in the Manage > App Settings section of the Backendless Console.
<table-name> name of the table where the objects need to be deleted.
<where clause> a condition for selecting the objects in the targeted table for the bulk delete. Must be a URL-encoded value.

Request Headers

user-token: value-of-the-user-token-header-from-login  
Content-Type:application/json

where:

Argument                Description
user-token Optional header. Contains a value returned by Backendless in a preceding user Login API call. The operation will be executed with the security policy associated with the currently logged in user. This means all permissions associated with the user and the roles assigned to the user will be enforced by Backendless.
Content-Type Must be set to application/json. This header is mandatory.

Request Body

None.

Response Body

The API returns the number object of objects deleted as a result of the request.