Lightning Apps in Salesforce are a great tool to have at your disposal for giving your users a streamlined view of the things they need at their fingertips. As a quick reminder on how to create a Lightning App go to: Setup --> App Manager --> New Lightning App Here are all of the things … Continue reading What can I do with Lightning Apps?
At the time of writing this article, two important factors to note: This is in Beta - so please read the details and terms provided in the release notesThis is ONLY working for Workflow Rules, not Process Builders With the upcoming retirement of Workflow Rules and Process Builders, Salesforce is giving us the tools we … Continue reading How to Migrate to Flow (beta)
This post is sponsored by Blue Canvas. All content and opinions are my own. Recently a colleague introduced me to Blue Canvas - a company focused on CI/CD and DevOps tools for the Salesforce ecosystem. They recently launched CPQ Deployer, a tool to help administrators move CPQ data from one org to another. If you … Continue reading Blue Canvas CPQ Deployer Review
This tutorial will walk you through how to create a report that meets the requirement of Accounts with Service Contracts. The goal is not to add any fields and to start from the Account object. Unfortunately, Salesforce does not support Accounts and Service Contracts together for a custom Report Type as of the day of … Continue reading How to create a single Accounts and Service Contracts report
Finally! One of the things I have been asked for the most since I first took a job as a Salesforce Admin was the ability to edit inline a report. Well, our wishes have come true. In the Spring '22 release, this feature is in Beta and available to use. To use this, first, go … Continue reading Edit fields on a Report (Beta)
Here are my favorites from the Salesforce Spring '22 Release MFA IS COMING Built-In Authenticators are now available including Touch and Face ID. SSO into Salesforce via Slack! Scoping Rules are becoming Generally Available Use Picklists to control Scoping Rules Speedier CPQ, or so I hope A billing fix related to Crediting Invoices Org wide … Continue reading Spring ’22 Release Notes Favorites
It has been a few years since I originally wrote this article and passed the CPQ exam. In that time, Salesforce has made many new resources available to learn and understand CPQ.
First up is Page Layouts; Out of the three, this is the one you should already be familiar with. You get to this layout by going to the Object in Setup and then clicking Page Layout. Once there, it will look identical to what you are used to seeing in Classic, and that would be … Continue reading The difference between Page Layouts, Record Layouts, and Lightning Pages
The requirement is to display a warning message on the top of a record. The message should only display if the record contains certain information. In the days of old, and by the I mean Classic, Visualforce was usually required to make a nice banner that sat on the page and could be dynamic. Today, … Continue reading How to display a warning message on a record
I am trying to venture down the road of understanding the in's and out's of Flows. I tried this a couple of years ago; I could not come to terms with them - coding was easier. However, with the announcement of the retirement of Workflow Rules and Process Builders and the immense number of updates … Continue reading Troubleshooting my first Flow