Data Types Settings

Information on the data types settings section
Allows you to configure the behavior of data types.
"Umbraco": {
"CMS": {
"DataTypes": {
"CanBeChanged": "True"


Gets or sets a value indicating if data types can be changed after they've been used.
Valid values:
  • "True"
    • Allows data types to be changed after creation. This can lead to data on content is not valid on the Data Type.
  • "False"
    • Disallow Data Type changes. (Recommeded value, unless you really know what you are doing)
  • "FalseWithHelpText"
    • Disallow Data Type changes, but show the users a help text so they understand why.