Deletes a YouTube video.
Quota impact: A call to this method has a quota cost of 50 units.
Common use cases
This request requires authorization with at least one of the following scopes (read more about authentication and authorization).
The following table lists the parameters that this query supports. All of the parameters listed are query parameters.
id parameter specifies the YouTube video ID for the resource that is being deleted. In a
video resource, the
id property specifies the video's ID.
This parameter can only be used in a properly authorized request. Note: This parameter is intended exclusively for YouTube content partners.
onBehalfOfContentOwner parameter indicates that the request's authorization credentials identify a YouTube CMS user who is acting on behalf of the content owner specified in the parameter value. This parameter is intended for YouTube content partners that own and manage many different YouTube channels. It allows content owners to authenticate once and get access to all their video and channel data, without having to provide authentication credentials for each individual channel. The actual CMS account that the user authenticates with must be linked to the specified YouTube content owner.
Do not provide a request body when calling this method.
If successful, this method returns an HTTP
204 response code (
The following table identifies error messages that the API could return in response to a call to this method. Please see the error message documentation for more detail.
|The video that you are trying to delete cannot be deleted. The request might not be properly authorized.
|The video that you are trying to delete cannot be found. Check the value of the request's
id parameter to ensure that it is correct.
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