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.

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