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ReactJS Axios Delete Request Example

To make a DELETE request using Axios in a ReactJS application, you’ll first need to have Axios installed in your project. If you haven’t already installed it, you can do so using npm or yarn:

npm install axios
# or
yarn add axios

Once Axios is installed, you can use it to send a DELETE request to your API or server. Here’s an example of how to make a DELETE request in a React component:

import React, { Component } from 'react';
import axios from 'axios';

class DeleteExample extends Component {
  constructor(props) {
    this.state = {
      message: '', // To store the response message

  handleDelete = () => {
    // Replace 'your_api_endpoint_here' with the actual API endpoint you want to send the DELETE request to
      .then((response) => {
        console.log(; // You can optionally log the response data
        this.setState({ message: 'Delete successful' });
      .catch((error) => {
        this.setState({ message: 'Delete failed' });

  render() {
    return (
        <h1>Delete Request Example</h1>
        <button onClick={this.handleDelete}>Delete Data</button>

export default DeleteExample;

In this example:

  1. We import React, Component, and Axios.
  2. We create a component called DeleteExample.
  3. In the constructor, we initialize the component state with a message property to store the response message.
  4. We define a handleDelete function that sends a DELETE request using Axios when a button is clicked. Replace 'your_api_endpoint_here' with the actual endpoint you want to use.
  5. If the DELETE request is successful, we update the message state to indicate success. If it fails, we update it to indicate failure.
  6. In the render method, we display a button to trigger the DELETE request and show the response message.

Remember to replace 'your_api_endpoint_here' with the actual URL of the resource you want to delete. Additionally, you should handle error responses and success responses from your server API as needed for your application.


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