June 6, 2021

Salesforce Flow – Strip Text from a Number

There was a question this week in the Salesforce Learners Facebook group asking how to remove text characters from a mixed string of text characters and digits, leaving just the numeric digits. How I can seperate out only numbers from a TEXT using formula field. […]

May 22, 2021

Count files added to a Salesforce record

I got a question earlier today about how can we check if a user has added a file to a Salesforce record. While this solution is not a perfect result because we don’t know the contents of the file to see if they uploaded the […]

April 11, 2021

Add fields to Salesforce Flow (Summer ’21)

Coming in the Salesforce Summer ’21 release is a new way to add fields to a flow screen element. Instead of manually configuring and adding new fields to a Screen element, you can use the new Fields selector. Now, before you get too excited about […]

April 7, 2021

Open Opportunities/Cases list view in Flow

I had a challenge today at work. I needed to display a list of Open Opportunities and Open Cases for any given Account. The aim was to give an account manager a quick view of what Opportunities and Cases were currently in progress for the […]

March 24, 2021

Add some Magic to your Flows

Add some Magic to your Salesforce Flows with Flow Magic from Salesforce Labs. No more boring picklists! You will build this flow in one of the mini-projects as part of our online course “Learning Salesforce Flow”. Visit CertifyCRM.com for more information.#salesforce #learningsalesforceflow #salesforceautomation #salesforceadmins

December 12, 2020

Disable User Flow

Here is a quick and easy flow to disable users accounts in Salesforce. Create a new screen flow, it will have these elements when completed: Add a screen element Give the header a name: Add a message to display (Display Text component): Add a picklist […]

December 12, 2020

Lightning Messaging Utility

The Salesforce Lightning Messaging Utility is a great little tool from Salesforce Labs (Free) that admins and developers can use to highlight important information to your users.

November 29, 2020

Using Dynamic Pages

Salesforce has released the Dynamic Pages features for lightning pages in Winter 21. However, we can only apply these features to custom objects that we have created and not standard objects like the opportunity or lead objects where they would be really useful. In the […]

November 1, 2020

Failed a Salesforce Exam?

You studied hard, did some practice tests, had lots of practice in your own developer org and thought you had it all sorted. You got to the end of the exam and BUST – not the result you were hoping for! Don’t despair, you are […]