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Visual Flows in Salesforce
Hearing the word flow in salesforce we start thinking about the workflow i.e. defining criteria and firing action. So the question arise that weather flow is the amplified version of workflow or not? So the answer is a big â€œnoâ€, flow is completely different form the workflow. Workflow let you automate your process letting you select the objects, defining the criteria and based on that criteria firing the immediate or a time dependent actions but this is not the case with the visual flows, visual flows structure a collaboration between you and Salesforce. They were created to be interactive and perform best in situations where system and user have something to contribute.
Contact Roles in Salesforce.
I observed in many salesforce communities that lot of salesforce people facing challenges in associating one contact with multiple accounts, cases, Contracts or Opportunities.
In salesforce architecture Contact has a Standard Account field, which means a Contact can be associate with on account.
However we can create few more Custom lookup fields on Contact to associate few more accounts, but that will not be a good approach to achieve this requirement if you want to associate one contact to n number of accounts, cases or Opportunities.
Macros are very powerful and interesting component of salesforce. Macros are like set of computer instructions that executes to automate some task that task can be to assign value in a field, to automatically send an email, to update any field, selecting an email template and more. All instructions that we create using macros get execute on a single click. Macros are mostly use with case feed layout basically to update case and to send quick response to user about any update of case raised by that user.
Salesforce provide us standard functionality to create Reports and dashboards to represent record in diagrammatic form. Sometimes we face the requirement to represent our data in diagrammatic Form on visual force page in some specific type of diagram we represent it using chart. Salesforce provide us Bar chart, Pie chart, Gauge chart, Radar charts
Here I am going to explain how we can represent specific field data in the form of gauge chart. To achieve this requirement we need four things basically. First we should have an object whether its standard or custom object, a field associated with that object that should hold any numeric Value, apex controller, apex class.
I will start with object lets say I have a standard controller Account where I have a custom field Score and I need to represent that score in the form of gauge. Whenever page loads that value represent in the form of gauge and whenever the fields value changes the gauge should reflect that Change.
Google AdWords provides you with a unique ID, called a “GCLID,” for every click that comes to your website from an AdWords ad. By querying â€œGclIdâ€ you’ll be able to see which keywords (Search String) are contributing not just to new lead submissions, but, more importantly, to actual sales.
How to Retrieve Keywords
You need to have anÂ AdWords manager accountÂ to apply for access to the API. If you don’t already have a manager account, you will need to create one.
For Create new Manager Account follow the link.
Adwords API access:
For Adwords API access we need to submit the details, after logged in to your manager account:
Go to Gear IconÃ Account Settings-Ã Adwords API Center.
Single Sign On (SSO) is a facility for all users by which they can manage their all accounts using one login they no need to do manage more accounts (User Id and Passwords). In SSO user gain access in multiple sites using just single log in. Single Sign On (SSO)Â is independent software system.
In this blog I will be sharing salesforce service cloud console- How to Enable Guide .
Salesforce service cloud consoleÂ console is designed to boost productivity for users in fast-paced environments.
Available in: Performance,Unlimited, and Developer Editions with the Service Cloud
Available in:PerformanceÂ andÂ DeveloperÂ Editions with the Sales Cloud
Available in:EnterpriseÂ andÂ UnlimitedÂ Editions with the Sales Cloud for an additional cost
Salesforce Implementation Â can be transformational for organization Â Â it can change the entire way an organization operates today to how it would work in future.
In my post here today I would try to enlist the major challenges shared by organizations who approached us for Salesforce Â Implementation , adopt, transform, and make changes, to the Salesforce and we turned them into happy Salesforce Organization.
A Step by Step Guide toÂ Integrate Google Maps in Salesforce.
In this blog I will be explaining how to integrate Google map in account detail page with the help of Visualforce page.
In the example below, with the help of Google map API we can add Google maps in account detail page.
To achieve this follow simple steps as below: