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delete_transient( string $transient )

Delete a transient.

Description

Parameters

$transient

(string) (Required) Transient name. Expected to not be SQL-escaped.

Return

(bool) true if successful, false otherwise

Source

File: wp-includes/option.php

function delete_transient( $transient ) {

	/**
	 * Fires immediately before a specific transient is deleted.
	 *
	 * The dynamic portion of the hook name, `$transient`, refers to the transient name.
	 *
	 * @since 3.0.0
	 *
	 * @param string $transient Transient name.
	 */
	do_action( "delete_transient_{$transient}", $transient );

	if ( wp_using_ext_object_cache() ) {
		$result = wp_cache_delete( $transient, 'transient' );
	} else {
		$option_timeout = '_transient_timeout_' . $transient;
		$option         = '_transient_' . $transient;
		$result         = delete_option( $option );
		if ( $result ) {
			delete_option( $option_timeout );
		}
	}

	if ( $result ) {

		/**
		 * Fires after a transient is deleted.
		 *
		 * @since 3.0.0
		 *
		 * @param string $transient Deleted transient name.
		 */
		do_action( 'deleted_transient', $transient );
	}

	return $result;
}

Changelog

Version Description
2.8.0 Introduced.

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https://developer.wordpress.org/reference/functions/delete_transient