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How do you delete draft collections?? Answered

Is there any way to delete draft collections?
I made 4 of the same collection because of a clicking error and now I can't delete them.

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KitemanBest Answer (author)2014-10-22

You know, I don't think you can - you can remove projects from the collection, but the landing page for the collection remains.

If it's stressing you out, just drop a line to HQ and ask them to delete it, but I would suggest you also start a Feedback topic and request the ability to delete your own collections (and, given recent activity, it would be nice to be able to flag collections as well...).

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JM1999 (author)Kiteman2014-10-23

I have just finished using the three drafts so I won't make that mistake again (hopefully:)

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Meglymoo87 (author)2016-04-07

I know this post is old, but I wanted to update from April 7, 2016. Here is a reply from HQ when I sent them an email about it:

"Hi,There currently isn't a way to delete draft collections. This is something that our developers are working on, but at this time it is not an option.

Sorry for this inconvenience.

Best,

Support Team @ Instructables"

So, best option: re-use that draft collection for something else until this gets fixed at HQ. Best of luck! :)

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CreativeKaila (author)2015-08-03

H i , i accidently made two draft collections, one with someone elses work ,by accident, would really like to delete them somehow,if anyone knows how,that would be nice.

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clazman (author)2014-11-22

Why is there no delete function for drafts?

All that I see is a category drop down

A channel drop down

Preview, Save and Publish links

Why should a contributor have to ask HQ to delete? That is absolutely counterproductive.

someone needs to teach Instructables how to be instructable.

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JM1999 (author)clazman2014-11-22

The collections can easily be changed to another topic but once you start an 'ible the url is set.

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kenyer (author)2014-10-26

I had the same problem and HQ solved it for me :)

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JM1999 (author)kenyer2014-10-26

All you have to do is rename them and make other collections out of them.

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kenyer (author)JM19992014-10-26

That's so smart that I feel a bit stupid now :P

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JM1999 (author)kenyer2014-10-26

The only person that should feel embarrassed and stupid is the one below:

https://www.instructables.com/id/Instructable-delet...

What a dumbo for winning a contest and then leaving the community!

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