• Example searches: “transaction”, “CreateOrder”, “/v2/locations”, “inventory”, “delete customer”

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Delete category
V1
Square V1 APIs

We recommend using the Square API (V2) for all new development when possible. See When to use Connect V1 to learn more about working with V1 endpoints.

Deprecated
Effective November 20th, 2019

Deletes an existing item category.

DeleteCategory returns nothing on success but Connect SDKs map the empty response to an empty V1DeleteCategoryRequest object as documented below.

Required permissions: ITEMS_WRITE

Deprecation date

2019-11-20

Retirement date

2020-11-18

Replaced by

DeleteCatalogObject
Migration guide

Path Parameters

Name Description
location_id
string

Required

The ID of the item's associated location.

category_id
string

Required

The ID of the category to delete.

Response Fields

Name Description
id
string

The category's unique ID.

name
string

The category's name.

v2_id
string

The ID of the CatalogObject in the Connect v2 API. Objects that are shared across multiple locations share the same v2 ID.

Examples

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DELETE /v1/{location_id}/categories/{category_id}
cURL
  • cURL
curl https://connect.squareup.com/v1/location_id0/categories/category_id1 \
  -X DELETE \
  -H 'Authorization: Bearer ACCESS_TOKEN' \
  -H 'Content-Type: application/json'

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