For Developers

  • Search Attachments in Chatter
    May 25, 2017

    Make Attachments Searchable Using Chatter

    Have you ever wanted to filter the Attachments associated with a Salesforce record? While Salesforce provides a standard page for uploading Attachments and Notes, there is no way to gain access to the file before it is attached, and there is no way to customize the filename once it has been attached. Creating a custom Visualforce page

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  • Chatter Supports Emoticons
    February 18, 2015

    Salesforce Chatter Now Supports Emoticons :-)

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  • October 29, 2014

    Productivity PowerTip #2, Salesforce Communities and Topics

    When configuring a community for your org you may have noticed a disconnect between the community and the internal system. If you're a SFDC system administrator and you need to create Chatter Topics for your org's community, the topics you created in your internal org's Chatter often do not show up in your community. http://youtu.be/1onuQ

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  • How to Import Questions and Replies into Chatter
    June 25, 2014

    How to Import Questions and Replies into Chatter Answers

    Chatter Answers is a great way to give your customers a forum to post issues they are experiencing and allow other customers to solve those issues by posting solutions. This is a great way to prevent Cases from being created and save your support reps time from solving these issues. Perhaps, your organization already has a forum set up where c

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  • February 10, 2012

    Android Users Can Now Access Salesforce.com and Chatter

    D-R-O-I-D!!! With the Spring '12 Release of Salesforce.com come a few important changes to the Mobile offerings of Salesforce.com.  Notably that Android is officially in, and Windows Mobile is out.  If you are a Salesforce.com User, you can download these apps from the Android Market.  Installation is simple, and after logging in the fi

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  • January 10, 2012

    Ten Things I Think About Chatter Today

    Chatter is ready for prime time.  It has taken Salesforce a handful of releases to piece together a compelling feature set- but Chatter is now worth a serious look for your organization.  This is especially true as more and more people are accustomed to features on Facebooks and LinkedIn. Chatter requires almost no setup for admins- f

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