How can you import data using Dataloader without firing the Trigger?

This question, does in ring any bell?

This is one of the famous interview questions that you will come across when you apply for a Salesforce Administrator job.

Now coming to the answer, how can someone bulk load data but not fire the Trigger?

  • First, you need to deactivate the trigger in PROD
  • Second, you need to go ahead with the dataloading activity.
  • Last, without fail activate the Trigger.

As simple as that!