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Delete a content type programmatically in Drupal 7

This is what i put as an update hook in a .install file:

 * Delete unused content types.
 * Adapted from node_type_delete_confirm_submit().
function anjaliup_update_7005() {
$types = array(


$types as $type) {
variable_del('node_preview_' . $type);



Not tested yet.

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Thank you, these help me :)

Thank you, these help me :)

The easy way:

Manually go to /admin/structure/types/manage/"CONTENT_TYPE_NAME"/delete it will delete it

There is a mistake in the

There is a mistake in the code, I think.


should be


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