Hello There, We often need to update the records without make any changes in updated_at column. There are many ways to
update a record my rails. You can use any of them. Here is an example of how to update a record without updating the
Use update_columns in place of update_attributes
write following code at the place you are updating the record
Now you can see the record is updateed but the updated_at value remains the same. This is the fastest way to update a record
in rails, but there are some points that needs to be keep in mind if we are using
- This is the fastest way to update attributes because it goes straight to the database, but take into account that in consequence the regular update.
- Skip all validations
- All callbacks will be skipped.
updated_at/updated_onare not updated.
- However, attributes are serialized with the same rules as
- This method raises an ActiveRecord::ActiveRecordError when called on new objects, or when at least one of the attributes is marked as readonly.
Thanks for the reading!!