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The WebGLRenderingContext.deleteProgram() method of the WebGL API deletes a given WebGLProgram object. This method has no effect if the program has already been deleted.


void gl.deleteProgram(program);


A WebGLProgram object to delete.

Return value



Deleting a program

var canvas = document.getElementById("canvas");
var gl = canvas.getContext("webgl");
var program = gl.createProgram();

// ...



Specification Status Comment
WebGL 1.0
The definition of 'deleteProgram' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition.
OpenGL ES 2.0
The definition of 'glDeleteProgram' in that specification.
Standard Man page of the (similar) OpenGL API.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Edge Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support 9 12 4.0 (2.0) 11 12 5.1
Feature Android Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Firefox OS IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support ? 25 4.0 (2.0) 1.0 ? 12 8.0

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