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[SOLVED] How to delete item from DataObject via front end


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Optic Blaze

Community Member, 165 Posts

2 October 2013 at 10:44am

Hi there,

I am trying my hand at some front end forms and i have created a dataobject called Customers.
I can list my customers with the following code in the front end:

   // Display list of customers
   function ShowCustomers() {      
   return Customer::get();

But how do i delete a customer? At the moment i have this:

   // Delete customer
   function DeleteCustomer() {
   $SQL_id = (int) $this->ID;
   echo $SQL_id;
   $page = DataObject::get_by_id('Customer', $SQL_id);



Forum Moderator, 5513 Posts

4 October 2013 at 8:01pm


To delete an object simply called delete. $obj->delete()

Optic Blaze

Community Member, 165 Posts

4 October 2013 at 9:24pm

Thanks Willr,

I did the following and it worked for deleting a record in the customer.php dataobject
//Set permission to allow deletion function below
public static $allowed_actions = array ('delete');

   //Delete customer when the following is typed in URL: customer/delete/10 (the record to delete)
   public function delete ($request) {
$param = $request->allParams();
   $delparam = $param["ID"];