Delete XL Bins API

You can delete your XL Bins using the Delete XL Bins API.



Delete a specific Bin

Request Type


Request Headers

Below are the list of Accepted Request Headers if you are trying to Delete a JSON record.

Request Header Value Required
X-Master-Key <API_KEY> Yes
X-Master-Key Required

X-Master-Key is nothing but your Core API Access Key. You will need this Key to access mostly any API end-point on JSONBin. You could find the key on the API Keys page.

Code Samples

  • cURL
  • JavaScript (ES6)
  • Python 3
  • Ruby
curl -v\
  -H "X-Master-key: <YOUR_API_KEY>" \
  --request DELETE<BIN_ID>
let req = new XMLHttpRequest();

req.onreadystatechange = () => {
  if (req.readyState == XMLHttpRequest.DONE) {
};"DELETE", "<BIN_ID>", true);
req.setRequestHeader("X-Master-Key", "<YOUR_API_KEY>");
import requests
url = '<BIN_ID>'
headers = {
  'X-Master-Key': '<YOUR_API_KEY>'

req = requests.delete(url, json=None, headers=headers)
require 'net/http'
require 'json'

uri = URI("<BIN_ID>")
res = Net::HTTP.start(, uri.port, use_ssl: true) do |http|
  req =
  req['X-Master-Key'] = '<YOUR_API_KEY>'


puts res.body

Request Response

Success Status Code: 200
  "metadata": {
    "id": "<BIN_ID>"
  "message": "Bin deleted successfully"
Error Status Code: 400, 401, 403
  "message": "<Error Message>"

For more information on the error codes & errors you might possibly encounter, refer to the below section.

Error Reference

  • 400 Bad Request
  • 401 Unauthorized
  • 403 Forbidden
  • 404 Not Found
Invalid XL Bin Id provided

You'll encounter this error if the XL Bin Id you are trying to access is invalid. Hence, ensure that the Bin Id you are passing is valid.

You need to pass X-Master-Key in the header to delete an XL bin

You'll encounter this error if you are not passing the X-Master-Key header which is required to authenticate your request while creating bins. In-order to fix this, pass the X-Master-Key header with a value of the API Key which you can find on the API Keys page.

X-Master-Key is invalid or the XL bin doesn't belong to your account

You are trying to access a bin which does not exists or it does not belong to your account. Verify the XL Bin Id or X-Master-Key and try again.

Requests exhausted. Buy additional requests at

You'll encounter this error if you've consumed all the available requests. You can purchase additional requests.

XL bin not found or it doesn't belong to your account

The XL Bin you are trying to Delete does not exists or does not belong to your account. Make sure you are passing the right XL Bin ID or the right X-Master-Key

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