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Calling wp_delete_post() from a PHP script

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Last Modified: 2016-06-03
I have a simple, bare-bones PHP script, shown below, that deletes a WordPress post:
Line 15 calls the WordPress wp_delete_post() routine to remove the page from WordPress. The code below that removes any images that were uploaded for the page.

The script is called by a $.post call that passes the page id to delete.

The problem I'm having is that PHP complains that wp_delete_post() is undefined. What do I need to declare at the top of my PHP script to expose it?

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