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Media API Sample: delete_playlist
This sample uses the Media API
You can then select a playlist and delete it. This sample uses the Media API
delete_playlist() WRITE method to delete a playlist from an account.
There are hard-coded values below from a Brightcove Learning demo account that you can use to test with or you can substitute the read and write tokens for your own account.
Note: you should never hard-code your tokens into a client-side application in the manner shown here for demonstration purposes only. Also be aware that even if you require the use to enter the token, it will be transmitted as plain text unless the form submits over an https connection.
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sort() method. You may want to make the page size large as each page is sorted separately after the data is returned. The maximum page size returned from the API is 100 records.
Read token (to retrieve list of videos:
Sort Playlist name:
Page size: Page number:
Only the first page is available until you make a search; then the available pages are recalculated.
After you select the Search for Playlists button, your playlists will appear in the Playlist to delete drop-down menu below.
Playlist to delete:
Delete even if assigned to playlists or players:
Deleting a playlist can not be undone!
Media API Request
Below is the request sent to the Media API service to retrieve playlists:
Below is the request sent to the Media API service to delete a playlist: