Posts: delete

Requires authorization

Deletes a post by ID. Try it now or see an example.


HTTP request



Parameter name Value Description
Required parameters
blogId string The ID of the blog.
postId string The ID of the post.
useTrash boolean Move to Trash if possible. Note that only live and scheduled posts can be moved to Trash.


This request requires authorization with at least one of the following scopes (read more about authentication and authorization).


Request body

Do not supply a request body with this method.


If successful, this method returns an empty response body.


Note: The code examples available for this method do not represent all supported programming languages (see the client libraries page for a list of supported languages).


Uses the Java client library

// The BlogId of a test blog.
String TEST_BLOG_ID = "8070105920543249955";
// The PostId of a post to delete
String POST_ID = "3445355871727114160";
// Configure the Java API Client for Installed Native App
HttpTransport HTTP_TRANSPORT = new NetHttpTransport();
JsonFactory JSON_FACTORY = new JacksonFactory();
// Configure the Installed App OAuth2 flow.
Credential credential = OAuth2Native.authorize(HTTP_TRANSPORT,
JSON_FACTORY, new LocalServerReceiver(),
// Construct the Blogger API access facade object.
Blogger blogger = Blogger.builder(HTTP_TRANSPORT, JSON_FACTORY)
// The request action.
Delete postsDeleteAction = blogger.posts().delete(TEST_BLOG_ID, POST_ID);
// This step sends the request to the server.
try {
System.out.println("Deleting post " + POST_ID + " succeeded.");
} catch (IOException e) {
System.out.println("Deleting post " + POST_ID + " failed: " + e);

Try it!

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