How to make a DELETE request in Vue.js

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In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to make a DELETE() request in Vue.js using axios.

You can learn, how to make POST(), GET() requests in my previous tutorials.

Making a DELETE request in Vue.js

axios.delete(process.env.VUE_APP_BASE_URL + 'api/users/1/', config)
  .then(function (response) {
  .catch(function (error) {

The API call above will send a DELETE request to the following API route process.env.VUE_APP_BASE_URL + 'api/users/1/'.

You should configure your back-end server to accept DELETE requests.

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A real-life example of DELETE request in Vuex

DELETE_USER ({ commit, state }, { userId }) {
  return new Promise((resolve, reject) => {
    axios.delete(process.env.VUE_APP_BASE_URL + 'api/users/' + userId + '/', config).then(response => {
    }).catch(error => {

In the example above, we’re using JavaScript Promises for the eventual completion of the request.

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PS: Make sure you check other Vue.js tutorials, e.g. how to call a function/method on page load in Vue.js.

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