Delete taxonomies

The Sitefinity CMS API enables you to delete a taxonomy. The following sample demonstrates how a taxonomy and all its children (taxa) can be deleted:

The method accepts a generic TTaxonomy type to support deleting both hierarchical and flat taxonomies.You must pass the taxonomy type (such as FlatTaxonomy or HierarchicalTaxonomy), as well as the title of the taxonomy you wish to delete.

NOTE: Using this method you will delete both the taxonomy and its children. 

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