function wp_delete_link( $link_id ) {}

Delete link specified from database


  • int $link_id: ID of the link to delete

Return values


Defined actions

  • delete_link
    do_action( 'delete_link', $link_id );
  • deleted_link
    do_action( 'deleted_link', $link_id );

Source code

function wp_delete_link( $link_id ) {

	global $wpdb;

	do_action( 'delete_link', $link_id );

	wp_delete_object_term_relationships( $link_id, 'link_category' );

	$wpdb->query( $wpdb->prepare( "DELETE FROM $wpdb->links WHERE link_id = %d", $link_id ) );

	do_action( 'deleted_link', $link_id );

	clean_bookmark_cache( $link_id );

	return true;



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