What's the deal about AllowUnsafeUpdates


  • I see plenty of code on the internet where people before making any change to a SPListItem, SPList or any other SharePoint object would set AllowUnsafeUpdates = true

    I want to know two things

    1. when is it absolutely necessary to set AllowUnsafeUpdate to true

    2. what are the risks? because the property sounds like setting it to true is someone "unsafe"

    MSDNStudent Knows not much!

    Monday, April 09, 2012 7:26 AM


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