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I have another view that uses the same path as the front page view which is "/node" and I will like to disable the front page view programmatically.

How can I do that from a hook_install?

10

Views are entities, so:

  1. Load the View:

    $view_id = 'content'; // Replace with the ID of the view you wish to disable.
    $view = \Drupal::entityTypeManager()->getStorage('view')->load($view_id);
    
  2. Update the status:

    $view->setStatus(FALSE);
    
  3. And save it:

    $view->save();
    

Or all in one go:

\Drupal::entityTypeManager()->getStorage('view')
  ->load($view_id)
  ->setStatus(FALSE)
  ->save();
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Even simpler - with the only real drawbacks being that you need a use statement for View and it assumes that is the class for view objects, which would be very unusual not to be the case:

View::load('content')->disable()->save();

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