Category: Lightning Communities

Deploying a Salesforce Community with Change Sets

In preparation for deploying a community this coming weekend, I thought I’d share some knowledge around migrating a community through change sets. It’s been one of the biggest time-saving features Salesforce has invested in to-date, and they’ve only been making it better and better. It’s been available since Summer ‘18 and they made more improvements to it over the Winter ’18 release. The ability has made life SO much easier for those of us neck-deep in community deployments.

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5 Questions to Ask Before Creating an Employee Community

It’s been very encouraging to see so many companies come around to the idea that keeping employees happy means creating and maintaining an environment in which they can thrive. One of the biggest and easiest ways to do this is to ensure they have what they need at their fingertips (or at the click of a button) through an employee community.

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Lower Employee Attrition with Salesforce Employee Communities

Lower Employee Attrition with Salesforce Employee Communities

As more and more companies start to realize the value of making their employees happy, there comes the need for community within the workforce. Having an employee community where employees can go to stay engaged, voice ideas and get questions answered goes a long way in lowering employee attrition.

That’s where Salesforce Communities comes in. Communities offers a fast and easy way to set up a community for your employees and connect them to all the resources they need in one place. Not only that, but with built in personalization and gamification opportunities, your employees will be chomping at the bit to engage on your community. Continue reading “Lower Employee Attrition with Salesforce Employee Communities”

Top 4 Spring ’18 Community Features to be Excited About

Top 4 Spring ’18 Community Features to be Excited About

It’s that time of year again — the holidays are over, but we have something even better to look forward to: the Spring ’18 Release! I’m going to try to temper my exclamation points, bolds and all caps, but let me tell you, this release is beyond exciting! Let’s break down the Top 4 Areas of Excitement in the Salesforce Communities Spring ’18 release! Continue reading “Top 4 Spring ’18 Community Features to be Excited About”

Lightning Bolt Templates: Creating, Packaging & Troubleshooting

Lightning Bolt Templates: Creating, Packaging & Troubleshooting

As of Summer ’17, Salesforce released the ability for users to export their communities as a packaged solution, allowing quick creation of new communities or packaging for distribution on the AppExchange. Continue reading “Lightning Bolt Templates: Creating, Packaging & Troubleshooting”

Top 5 Winter ’18 Community Features to be Excited About

It’s that time of year again, pumpkin spice starts to invade your food and drinks and Salesforce begins their Winter release process. Even though it’s still early and many new features are in preview or beta, I’m really excited about seeing these live in Lightning Communities!

There’s quite a bit of new features coming to Communities this release, so here’s an overview of my top 5 areas: Continue reading “Top 5 Winter ’18 Community Features to be Excited About”