DeleteBucketWebsite - Amazon Simple Storage Service



This operation is not supported by directory buckets.

This action removes the website configuration for a bucket. Amazon S3 returns a 200 OK response upon successfully deleting a website configuration on the specified bucket. You will get a 200 OK response if the website configuration you are trying to delete does not exist on the bucket. Amazon S3 returns a 404 response if the bucket specified in the request does not exist.

This DELETE action requires the S3:DeleteBucketWebsite permission. By default, only the bucket owner can delete the website configuration attached to a bucket. However, bucket owners can grant other users permission to delete the website configuration by writing a bucket policy granting them the S3:DeleteBucketWebsite permission.

For more information about hosting websites, see Hosting Websites on Amazon S3.

The following operations are related to DeleteBucketWebsite:

Request Syntax

DELETE /?website HTTP/1.1 Host: x-amz-expected-bucket-owner: ExpectedBucketOwner

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.


The bucket name for which you want to remove the website configuration.

Required: Yes


The account ID of the expected bucket owner. If the account ID that you provide does not match the actual owner of the bucket, the request fails with the HTTP status code 403 Forbidden (access denied).

Request Body

The request does not have a request body.

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 204

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 204 response with an empty HTTP body.


Sample Request

This request deletes the website configuration on the specified bucket.

DELETE ?website HTTP/1.1 Host: example-bucket.s3.<Region> Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2011 12:00:00 GMT Authorization: signatureValue

Sample Response

This example illustrates one usage of DeleteBucketWebsite.

HTTP/1.1 204 No Content x-amz-id-2: x-amz-request-id: AF1DD829D3B49707 Date: Thu, 03 Feb 2011 22:10:26 GMT Server: AmazonS3

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following: