Single-key request only. Requests with multiple keys are not yet supported.


DEL key
This command deletes the given key.

  • If the `key` does not exist, it is ignored and not counted toward the total number of removed keys.
  • Return value

    Returns number of keys that were removed.


    $ SET yuga1 "America"
    $ SET yuga2 "Africa"
    $ DEL yuga1
    $ DEL not_a_key
    $ DEL yuga1 yuga2
    "ERR del: Wrong number of arguments"

    See also

    exists, flushall, flushdb, get, getrange, hdel, hexists, hget, hset, hincrby, sadd, set