function hook_node_delete

7.x node.api.php hook_node_delete($node)

Respond to node deletion.

This hook is invoked from node_delete_multiple() after the type-specific hook_delete() has been invoked, but before hook_entity_delete and field_attach_delete() are called, and before the node is removed from the node table in the database.


$node: The node that is being deleted.

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12 functions implement hook_node_delete()

Note: this list is generated by pattern matching, so it may include some functions that are not actually implementations of this hook.

book_node_delete in drupal/modules/book/book.module
Implements hook_node_delete().
comment_node_delete in drupal/modules/comment/comment.module
Implements hook_node_delete().
entity_crud_hook_test_node_delete in drupal/modules/simpletest/tests/entity_crud_hook_test.module
Implements hook_node_delete().
forum_node_delete in drupal/modules/forum/forum.module
Implements hook_node_delete().
menu_node_delete in drupal/modules/menu/menu.module
Implements hook_node_delete().

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4 invocations of hook_node_delete()
field_attach_delete in drupal/modules/field/
Delete field data for an existing entity. This deletes all revisions of field data for the entity.
field_purge_data in drupal/modules/field/
Purges the field data for a single field on a single pseudo-entity.
node_delete_multiple in drupal/modules/node/node.module
Deletes multiple nodes.
node_delete_multiple in drupal/modules/node/node.module
Deletes multiple nodes.


drupal/modules/node/node.api.php, line 472
Hooks provided by the Node module.


function hook_node_delete($node) {
  db_delete('mytable')->condition('nid', $node->nid)->execute();