SPEventReceiverBase.DisableEventFiring method

NOTE: This API is now obsolete.

Prevents events from being raised.

Namespace:  Microsoft.SharePoint
Assembly:  Microsoft.SharePoint (in Microsoft.SharePoint.dll)

<ObsoleteAttribute("Use EventFiringEnabled")> _
Protected Sub DisableEventFiring


One reason to prevent events from being raised is to avoid recursion. For example, if you have an ItemAdded event on a list and you write code within it to add an item, you can put that code in a DisableEventReceivers() ... EnableEventReceivers() block to avoid recursion.