1 entity.api.php hook_entity_delete($entity, $type)

Respond to entity deletion.

This hook runs after the entity type-specific delete hook.

Parameters

$entity: The entity object for the entity that has been deleted.

$type: The type of entity being deleted (i.e. node, user, comment).

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File

core/modules/entity/entity.api.php, line 314
Hooks provided by the Entity module.

Code

function hook_entity_delete($entity, $type) {
  // Delete the entity's entry from a fictional table of all entities.
  $info = entity_get_info($type);
  list($id) = entity_extract_ids($type, $entity);
  db_delete('example_entity')
    ->condition('type', $type)
    ->condition('id', $id)
    ->execute();
}