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Sitefinity auto delete library items

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  1. Zac
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    30 Jun 2010
    21 Sep 2010
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      I was wondering how we could go about creating site functionality that automatically deletes old "Images and Documents" files from a specific "Images and Documents" folder?  We basically have an Images and Documents folder that contains some user uploaded files that we want to automatically clean up after X days.
     Does this exist in Sitefinity or would we need to custom develop it?

  2. Ivan Dimitrov
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    19 Oct 2016
    21 Sep 2010
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    Hi Zac,

    There is no suck functionality out of the box, but you can easily implement it. For instance, inside Application_Start of Global.asax check the current DateTime and if it matches your criteria use the API to delete all items from a particular library. You  can take a look at

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