SPWeb.Delete Method

Deletes the website.

Namespace:  Microsoft.SharePoint
Assembly:  Microsoft.SharePoint (in Microsoft.SharePoint.dll)
Available in Sandboxed Solutions: Yes
Available in SharePoint Online

[ClientCallableExceptionConstraintAttribute(FixedId = "SPException$-2146232832", ErrorType = typeof(SPException), 
	Condition = "The current site is the top level site.", ErrorCode = )]
[ClientCallableMethodAttribute(Name = "DeleteObject", RemoveThisObjectFromParentCollection = true)]
public void Delete()

ExceptionCondition
SPException

The deleting website is a root website.

To delete a site collection, use the Delete method.

The following code example deletes a specified website.

using (SPSite oSiteCollection = new SPSite("http://Site_Name"))
{
    SPWeb oWebsite = oSiteCollection.AllWebs["DeleteWebSite"];

    oWebsite.Delete();
    oWebsite.Dispose();
}
NoteNote

Certain objects implement the IDisposable interface, and you must avoid retaining these objects in memory after they are no longer needed. For information about good coding practices, see Disposing Objects.

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