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Upon performing delete_plugins() action, get_plugins() is give deleted plugin list.

For example:

delete_plugins(array('akismet/akismet.php'));
get_plugins();

Is I am doing something wrong? Any one give some insight about it.

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  • Are you sure the plugin got deleted? Have you checked the plugins directory?
    – Max Yudin
    Apr 19, 2017 at 16:18
  • yes the plugin was deleted but also listed
    – Kuppuraj
    Apr 19, 2017 at 17:47

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To answer your main question, you are missing one line before calling get_plugins(). Without it, the list of plugins will come from cache. You can use the following sequence:

delete_plugins( array( 'akismet/akismet.php' ) );
wp_clean_plugins_cache( false );
get_plugins();

WARNING: it is not recommended using delete_plugins() in scripts, unless it is a part of complete procedure consisting of deactivation, uninstallation, and then deletion.

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  • @Kuppuraj: it is still too early to delete plugins. Skipping phase of uninstallation, prevents plugins from cleaning up their settings and/or tables from database. Apr 20, 2017 at 9:21

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