Category: Admin Tips & Tricks

Warning: Delete operation through Salesforce API does not perform a check between record ids and the object type!

I’ve been working with Salesforce for ten years now, doing countless data loads and DML operations, and only today I found out about this! Thank you Tony Spelkens for pointing this out to me. So we all know that through dataloader we can perform multiple actions like insert, upsert, update, export and of course DELETE. …

Demystifying Salesforce CPQ on Pluralsight with Don Robins

“Salesforce Play-by-Play: Demystifying Salesforce CPQ” was published TODAY! I’ve been a long and satisfied customer of Pluralsight (Online IT learning platform) mostly watching the multiple courses on Salesforce. But as a Salesforce consultant, Pluralsight also offers me learning material to broaden my knowledge on all things consulting: gathering requirements, SCRUM & Agile methodologies, Software Development …

Best Salesforce Chrome Extensions in Lightning for Administrators

If you frequently work within the Salesforce Lightning Platform, you’ve probably noticed that there are tons of Chrome extensions for Salesforce that can be installed to ease the life of Salesforce Administrators, Salesforce Developers, and Business Users. But which ones have a proven track record amongst Salesforce Professionals and are actually still working in Lightning …

Modifying columns in Potential Duplicates Component

I was searching the web on how to modify the columns shown in the Potential Duplicates Lightning Component but didn’t find too much useful information. Mathias Del Maso finally found out how to do it, so I thought to share this. Thanks, Mathias for bringing this to my attention. Out of the box, Salesforce provides …

My Dreamforce ’18 Experience

Dreamforce, what can I say…one of the best experiences of the year! From September 25th to 28th 2018, the largest IT conference took place in San Francisco: Salesforce’s DREAMFORCE, and I was lucky enough to be part of this fantastic experience for the second time together with some of my 4C colleagues and customers! Dreamforce …

UPDATED Study Resources Salesforce CPQ Specialist Certification!!

So, I had one of the most-read blog posts from the last 2 years, ever since Salesforce acquired Steelbrick CPQ: Tips for passing the Salesforce CPQ Specialist Certification My post was even referenced in the Offical Salesforce CPQ Admin Essentials for Experienced Administrators (CPQ-211) course, which was an honor for me, for the time it lasted 😉 …

Resources for Passing the Salesforce Certified CPQ Specialist Exam

Most of you know I love working with Salesforce CPQ and for a short time also Salesforce Billing. If you don’t know what the new Salesforce Quote-To-Cash is and why I like it so much then read my blogpost on it. Beginning of February I had the chance to participate in the Beta Exam for …

Salesforce Trailhead: a new way to learn working on the Force.com platform

As a Salesforce Administrator & Developer I’m always looking to expand my knowledge on the Force.com platform. Salesforce provides lots and lots of different resources to its customers which help them to better work with the platform and deliver “best-in-class” results. Ranging from the Help & Training portal to the different Customer Success Communities, as …

Sharing my Salesforce Certified Administrator preparation notes

While preparing for my Salesforce Certified Administrator exam, which I passed in april this year, I wrote some notes down to review just before taking the exam. The majority of the notes came from someone else who took the exam somewhere beginning of 2012, and as I was watching the video’s on Premier Help & …