Ruby on Rails ActiveRecord Validations Skipping Validations


Use following methods if you want to skip the validations. These methods will save the object to the database even if it is invalid.

  • decrement!
  • decrement_counter
  • increment!
  • increment_counter
  • toggle!
  • touch
  • update_all
  • update_attribute
  • update_column
  • update_columns
  • update_counters

You can also skip validation while saving by passing validate as an argument to save false)