Remove-ItemVersion

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Removes Language/Version from a single item or a branch of items

Syntax

Remove-ItemVersion -Language <String[]> [-Version <String[]>] [-ExcludeLanguage <String[]>] [-Path] <String> [-Recurse] [-MaxRecentVersions <Int32>]

Remove-ItemVersion -Language <String[]> [-Version <String[]>] [-ExcludeLanguage <String[]>] -Id <String> [-Database <String>] [-Recurse] [-MaxRecentVersions <Int32>]

Remove-ItemVersion [-Language <String[]>] [-Version <String[]>] [-ExcludeLanguage <String[]>] [-Item] <Item> [-Recurse] [-MaxRecentVersions <Int32>]

Detailed Description

Removes Language/Version from a an Item either sent from pipeline or defined with Path or ID. A single language or a list of languages can be defined using the Language parameter. Language parameter supports globbing so you can delete whole language groups using wildcards.

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The following abbreviations are aliases for this cmdlet:

  • Remove-ItemLanguage

Parameters

-Recurse <SwitchParameter>

Deleted language versions from the item and all of its children.

Aliases

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Language <String[]>

Language(s) that should be deleted form the provided item(s). A single language or a list of languages can be defined using the parameter. Language parameter supports globbing so you can delete whole language groups using wildcards.

Aliases

Required?

true

Position?

named

Default Value

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Version <String[]>

Version(s) that should be deleted form the provided item(s). A single version or a list of versions can be defined using the parameter. Version parameter supports globbing so you can delete whole version groups using wildcards.

Aliases

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-ExcludeLanguage <String[]>

Language(s) that should NOT be deleted form the provided item(s). A single language or a list of languages can be defined using the parameter. Language parameter supports globbing so you can delete whole language groups using wildcards.

If Language parameter is not is not specified but ExcludeLanguage is provided, the default value of "*" is assumed for Language parameter.

Aliases

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-MaxRecentVersions <Int32>

If provided - trims the selected language to value specified by this parameter.

Aliases

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Item <Item>

The item/version to be processed. You can pipe a specific version of the item for it to be removed.

Aliases

Required?

true

Position?

1

Default Value

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByValue, ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Path <String>

Path to the item to be processed - can work with Language parameter to narrow the publication scope.

Aliases

Required?

true

Position?

1

Default Value

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Id <String>

Id of the item to be processed - can work with Language parameter to narrow the publication scope.

Aliases

Required?

true

Position?

named

Default Value

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Database <String>

Database containing the item to be processed - can work with Language parameter to narrow the publication scope.

Aliases

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

Inputs

The input type is the type of the objects that you can pipe to the cmdlet.

  • Sitecore.Data.Items.Item

Notes

Help Author: Adam Najmanowicz, Michael West

Examples

EXAMPLE 1

Remove Polish and Spanish language from /sitecore/content/home item in the master database

PS master:\> Remove-ItemVersion -Path master:\content\home -Language "pl-pl", "es-es"

EXAMPLE 2

Remove all english based languages defined in /sitecore/content/home item and all of its children in the master database

PS master:\> Remove-ItemVersion -Path master:\content\home -Language "en-*" -Recurse

EXAMPLE 3

Remove all languages except those that are "en" based defined in /sitecore/content/home item and all of its children in the master database

PS master:\> Remove-ItemVersion -Path master:\content\home -ExcludeLanguage "en*" -Recurse

EXAMPLE 4

Trim all languages to 3 latest versions for /sitecore/content/home item and all of its children in the master database

PS master:\> Remove-ItemVersion -Path master:\content\home -Language * -Recurse

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