I'm new to OSX and tried to create a user from the terminal which I no longer need and which I named incorrectly.

I see I can delete the user in System Preferences > Users & Groups but do I need to delete them from the terminal instead as this is where I created them? If I delete them from the terminal what commands should I use?

Below are the commands I used to create the user:

sudo dscl . -create /Users/www-data UserShell /bin/bash
sudo dscl . -create /Users/www-data RealName "Lucius Q. User"
sudo dscl . -create /Users/www-data UniqueID "1010"
sudo dscl . -create /Users/www-data PrimaryGroupID 80
sudo dscl . -create /Users/www-data NFSHomeDirectory /Users/www-data

Have you tried sudo dscl . -delete /Users/www-data ? You might also want to delete /Users/www-data with rm -rf /Users/www-data.

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