I have setup a Salesforce community and selected System Administrator to login to a community.

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I am not able to login with any Admin user but all my community users work. When I look at the login history I see I see:

No community access

What do I need to do to enable Admin users to get community access?

  • How are admin users login in ? – Mohith Shrivastava Jun 2 '16 at 23:46
  • Through a custom visualforce page. that calls Site.login(username, password, startUrl); – Thys Michels Jun 3 '16 at 0:10
  • For employee login or admin,I don't think site.login will work .On login page usually there is a different link for employees and admin go through different route – Mohith Shrivastava Jun 3 '16 at 0:14
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    @MohithShrivastava ok what controller command do I need to use to login admins or employees? – Thys Michels Jun 3 '16 at 0:17
  • @ThysMichels did you managed to find a solution for your problem? Just have the same exact issue.. – Yonathan Goriachnick Dec 16 '19 at 19:59

You will need to drop a link on your Site Page which will have a label to help employees Log in via that .SFDC labels as "If you are Employee Log in here" .

The URL for this login will look like below


Now if you notice the site param has an Id there attached .You will need to get your site Id from going to Sites in Set up menu and inspect element on chrome browser or other browser to get the Site Id .

You can also query for this Id .I will recommend to use labels so you can configure each time .

Also you will need to encode the StartURL parameter (URLENCODE).


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