A package is a container used to distribute something as small as an individual component or as large as a set of related apps.

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Moving from Unpackaged to Packaged metadata

We've previously made deployments naively, that is deploying unpackaged metadata directly into a client org. We'd like to start packaging things properly, either via unmanaged or managed packages. ...
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How to get full name for installed package just knowing its namespace prefix?

I need to retrieve all packages installed into organization along with their contents (i.e. classes, objects etc.). But different org could have different packages installed. I was going to use ant's ...
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Why are Visualforce pages not deletable from Managed Packages?

I see no severe technical reason why Visualforce pages cannot be deleted from Managed Packages while other Metadata can. What is the rationale behind that and are there plans to allow that?
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How to get upgrade history for a package in a production environment?

I need to know the previous versions of a package installed in a org.Is there a way to get that information?
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Code coverage error in Package upload

Am working on a package upload, while am creating new upload am getting Error as : Average test coverage across all Apex Classes and Triggers is 21%, at least 75% test coverage is required. But when ...
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How to make managed packages available for users other than developer edition or sandbox

I have created a managed package. Right now it can only be installed if the user has Developer Edition or Sandbox accounts, How can i make it available for the professional or other accounts as well?
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Installed Package- Permissions

I want to install a managed package on a trialforce org, although i got an error message that says that I don't have permissions to do so. Best Regards
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Custom User Fields not displaying after installing package into test Org

I apologize if this has been answered but after 5 hours of searching and trying everything I can think so, I can't figure this out. I've created an app in a Developer account, and after creating and ...
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Why am I getting an 'Entity is Deleted' error for all apex classes when attempting to deploy to an org with a managed package?

When attempting to deploy to an org that has a managed package using the ANT migration tool, I am seeing the following error for all classes in the org: Error: classes/XxxClass.cls(XxxClass):entity ...
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Metadata API does not recognize customobjectOwnerSharingrule based on groups

I am using Salesforce Migration Tool to retrieve metadata including customobject sharing rules. For a specific custom object I have two sharing rules. One based on the users' role and the other based ...
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apex:include of page in a managed package

I have a free app exchange package installed and it allows us to include one of its pages as a page block section on the View Account page. But we use a custom account view page, so I'd like to put ...
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Appexchange - New Version package is not showing up

I have one free app posted on appexchange already (public) ! Now, I have fixed some bugs and uploaded new package, Where it came under "Your Uploaded Package" list where - I did 1) Start Review - ...
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Package : PostInstall script

I'd like to give users the possibility to create sample Data after installing a package, but I want them to do this only if they want, so I don't provide the data creation directly in the ...
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Dependent Package

I have a package for an app and we are close to the security review, the app that we are creating needs a Salesforce Non Profit Starter Package called Affiliations, is there a way that we can make our ...
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Configure Custom Link is empty when creating a package

I'm trying to create a new package for distribution in the App Store, but I need to populate a custom object via a VF page during installation. I thought that a custom link would help, but I have an ...
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How to manage packages and extension packages

I want to deploy an application on the AppExchange and I need some explanations. My application contains several editions (Edition 1, 2, 3 and 4) with differents features. Superior edition contains ...
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Push Upgrade Failure - Ineligible Upgrades while trying to push upgrades to orgs

Recently while trying to push upgrades to target orgs, all are failing on step 2.1. Even when I spin up a new trial (Which comes in on our version 1.90) I can upgrade up until 2.1, then 2.2 fails. ...
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What permissions or role is required to install packages in a sandbox?

I am working with a client to install our package in their sandbox for testing. Can any user install a package or is there a "package installation permission" the user needs? Want to provide clear ...
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Metadata API, describeMetadata result and PageLayouts

I am trying my hand at building a package.xml dynamically to download everything from an salesforce org, so I started the Novel approach of getting the describeMetadata and iterating through it to ...
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Managed package: corrupted permission sets?

Our managed package is failing to install in target orgs (DE, EE). The error that is thrown during installation is "Unable to Access Page", with a reference to one of the permission sets in the ...
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Is “All Related Objects” field of an object's Feed Tracking options available in metadata?

After enabling "Publisher Actions" for Chatter, you can tick a checkbox called "All Related Objects" for a specific object in Setup > Customize > Chatter > Feed Tracking. This will turn on the ...
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How to work with open source SFDC Packages and source control?

Question How do you keep your installation of open source salesforce packages update to date and track changes if you're not using managed packages? Background As Salesforce matures there are more ...
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How can I make certain app or page in my package automatically available for System Administrators after package installment?

How can I make certain app or page in my package automatically available for System Administrators after package installment? I mean, for example, I have created a package with one application and ...
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Is Product object available in all Salesforce Editions?

I have created an app having access to some object like Account, Opportunity .... and Product. Now, While creating a Package Product is shown as Package Requirement. So, I am just bother that if any ...
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new app still counting against object/tabs

New managed package just passed security review, tried installing into a test org and it still counts against object/tab limits in the org. Also still getting the notice when installing the app: ...
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Where to store custom configuration information?

I am new to salesforce and I am writing an integration to an external REST web service and wondering about where the best place would be to store custom configuration details such as the url and login ...
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Update Remote Site URL in Managed Package

So I am trying to update the url of a remote site specified in my managed package. Salesforce allows me to edit the url of the remote site and everything packages fine in my packaging org. I am ...
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Is there any way to get the latest created Package version from a packing org?

I have a packaging org, where I am creating managed package. I would like to use an API to get the version number of the last created package. Is there any mechanism to achieve this?
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How do I find “Global-Global Layout” to change its name?

Trying to install a package in my sandbox, but it keeps giving me the following error: The name "Global-Global Layout" is already used on component type: Page Layout. Please rename existing ...
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Why, when creating an app, do name examples include HRforce and Bugforce when the Salesforce Brand guidelines forbid to use names with 'Force' in it?

Why, when creating an app, do name examples include HRforce, Financeforce and Bugforce when the Salesforce Brand guidelines forbid to ever use names with 'Force' in it? Or is there a slight ...
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How do you do a Security Source Scan of managed or unmanaged packages?

Under the requirements for the Force.com Security Source Scanner it states: Source code that lives inside of managed or unmanaged packages is not scanned to avoid inadvertently scanning code ...
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Packaging Visual Workflow - can I install into professional edition?

I have created a simple visual workflow which is run by clicking a button on an Account. I understand that I can package up this component so it can be made available as part of a managed package. So ...
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Custom Settings data is not added to package. Any thoughts?

i have created few custom settings and loaded them with data and i added the custom setting to an unmanagaed package. While deploying the package in another org i saw the custom settings did not have ...
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Can we include a “Section” in either managed or unmanaged package?

I have created an unmanaged package. I am wondering if a "Section" (the sections which we usually created in "Edit Layout") can be included in a package? Or do we have to create a section manually in ...
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why test coverage includes all classes and triggers when creating an unmanaged package with selected classes?

Trying to create an unmanaged package with few classes but i am getting the following error when i try to "Upload". There are other Apex classes and triggers in my free dev org for which i do not want ...
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Assembling package

What are the good practices to collect/assemble package intially or on the further upgrades? (in order not to miss any components) Maybe there are automated options like pass package.xml and the ...
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Retrieve Setup>Create>Packages

Is it possible to retrieve packages from Setup>Create>Packages(not from Setup>Installed Packages) in the way like we can retrieve installed package and deploy it to destination environment. I am ...
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ISV development process [closed]

What is typical dev process for managed packages. Which orgs it is reasonable to have? I think partner dev orgs for each developer, next - create Partner Dev org(based on EE) for qa where unmanaged ...
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Salesforce Managed Package Installation Error Sandbox

I am installing Package in Sandbox , It will not Installing I am installing same in Developer Edition Installing fine. What is reason not installing in Sandbox
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Error in post-install HTTP request

I'm developing a package with a post-install script. The script makes a HTTP request to my webserver, or sends me an email if an error occured. Every time the script is run, I receive this error: ...
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Is it possible to programmatically create unmanaged packages for a customer to install?

I would like to programmatically create an unmanaged package for a customer to install; the package needs to be programmatically created because its content is based some configurations specific to ...
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Is it possible to downgrade a managed package?

Have any of you gurus ever successfully downgraded a managed package? I'm aware that officially, you are not able to downgrade to earlier versions. And I appreciate many component types are one-way ...
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Workflow rule for “User” Standard object ErrorId 673358808-54985

I am trying to upload a zip file with workflows, triggers and page layouts to my salesforce account. When ignoring the User object, my triggers and workflows successfully get deployed and works as ...
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Migrating custom objects from dev org to production org

I created an app with some custom objects in my free dev environment, and I want most of it to get migrated to our brand new production environment. Unfortunately there is a lot of experimental ...
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Visualforce pages in Site are not working when installed as a package

I have created a site. In this i have 2 VF pages 1st is for register and 2nd is for thanks page. And the 1st VF page have a extension apex class. In a custom object i created a Field set and i am ...
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Change Picklist for Standard Object in Managed Package

I have a requirement whereby I need to add a new entry to the "Type" Picklist in the "Campaigns" standard Object. I need to add a new entry in the picklist in addition to the ones already provided by ...
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How to add site to package

I want to add a site to the package. How can i add a site to a package. I am not able to find the site for adding to the package in add section.
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How to deploy custom User Permissions with Packages?

Context: I have created a simple salesforce application with both standard and custom objects. Also i have created three different profiles for different permission levels. Now i want to package my ...
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Is the Salesforce Package Installer customizable?

In salesforce when you install an application from the app exchange, it brings you to the Package Installer, a three step process which allows the person installing the package to approve package ...
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How can I delete a Development Package (not an Installed Package) programatically?

Under Setup > Create > Packages, I have deployed "packages" with prefix 033 Under Setup > App Setup > Installed Packages, I have installed "packages" also with prefix 033 I understand that it is ...