Delete a Global Field

To delete a Global field, log in to your Contentstack account, and perform the following steps:

  1. Go to your stack, open the CONTENT tab (if it is not open), and click on the Global Fields tab.
  2. Hover over the Global field that you want to delete and click on the “More Options” icon (three vertical dots), and select Delete.
  3. Confirm your Delete action.

This will permanently delete the Global field along with all the fields contained it.

Warning: If you delete a Global field from an existing content type, the data of that field will be lost from all the existing entries in which it was used.

Additional Resources: If you have created (and published) entries that use Global fields within a content type, making changes to the Global field's schema may result in data loss of existing entries. Refer to the content type change management section to learn how to safely make changes to the content type schema without losing any data or impacting the content of your live site or app.

API Reference

To delete a Global field via API, refer to the Delete Global Field API request

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