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Salesforce offers its customers the option to purchase special licenses that allows an Organization's employees, customers, partners and non-SalesforceCRM licensed Users access to a limited subset of standard Salesforce Objects and Content, plus custom objects via a secure "portal" called a community which can have many features. Many of those features are license dependent as is access and sharing of records. Communities are highly customizable.

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Reset password flow for Communities is destructive?

In most SaaS password reset flows, the actual reset of the password does not occur until the user clicks on a link received via email. This link prompts the user to enter a new password. (Salesforce, ...
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Sharing access to partner community users based on record owner

Im trying to write what feels like it should be a simple Apex sharing rule but not having much luck. Basically I want partner users to be able to see all "customers" (custom object) owned by customer ...
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What's the difference between portal and newly introduced salesforce community

After introduction with salesforce community, I am unable to clear how community is different from portal functionality. I already read here but this don't have answers of question like: What is new ...
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Create Community User through REST API

I am using the nForce library with node.js. Everything seems to be right and we perform CRUD on the Case object. However when we try to create a User using an external account with "Delegated ...
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New product : Salesforce communities

Last friday, Salesforce released a new product which is Salesforce communities (Also called chatter communities?)which seems to be based on chatter and works on the principle of sharing and ...
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Challenge with unit tests, mock callouts and running as a user

Background I am developing a number of business applications within a community. Many of these apps rely on callouts to another ERP system to verify or retrieve or push data. In order to adequately ...
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Is forcetk accessible in Communities

I am using forcetk to upload files (as Attachment records) in a VisualForce Page and it works fine. But when I access same page in a Community, I am not able to upload the file as I am getting the "...
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Customize communities login page

Hi I'm attempting to use a custom visualforce page to login external communities users (customers). I have read the implementation guide this guide and followed all the instructions. But when I enter ...
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customizing the change password page in communities

Hi I'm working on communities and would like to customize the change password page that is displayed to the customer after a password reset. This is the url to the default changepassword- /_ui/system/...
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Communities Sharing Rules with Partner level access

So Im a little confused about the best way to share content within a salesforce community. We have a number of custom objects with content owned by community members, and our hope is to create "...
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Visibility of cases for Community end users

We have created a community for end users to be able to add, update and see their own cases. The end user is able to create their cases just fine however when one of the agents takes ownership of ...
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“Limit expression must be of type Integer” error when using Apex variable in SOQL

I'm building a simple Lightning Component that pulls in a set amount of accounts and displays them. However, I keep getting a Limit expression must be of type Integer error message. I've hard-coded a ...
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ui:inputDateTime date and time pickers not displaying properly

We are working on some Lightning Components for a Salesforce Community. We are using our own template which is bare bones. Here's the code: <aura:component access="global" implements="...
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Partner Community How to stop users seeing ALL other portal users

Setting up a Partner Community Portal and struck a big security challenge that I need your help with. In the old partner portal environment there was no chatter available, so sharing was pretty ...
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How are Sites, Partner Portal, Customer Portal and Communities different from each other?

What are Sites, partner portal, customer portal and communities and how are they different ? From whatever i have read, partner portal and customer portal are replaced by communities. What are the ...
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Help changing the Under Construction Visualforce Page for a Community's Force.com site

Situation is as follows... we have a Salesforce community located at say lumberco.force.com/trees so whenever a user accesses an invalid URL... say lumberco.force.com/tree they receive the Standard ...
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What is the difference between a “Customer Community Login” license, and a “Customer Community” license?

Among the various Salesforce User Licenses, there exist the following Community-specific types. Customer Community Customer Community Login Partner Community Partner Community Login What is the ...
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This feature is not currently enabled either for this record type or the given user type or org

I am setting up a Salesforce Community. I'm currently defining Topics and trying to associate topics with Articles, but when I try to do this, I get the following error: This feature is not ...
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Does a Lightning Component know if it is in a Community or a standard Lightning Salesforce page?

Title says it all. Does a Lightning Component know if it is in a Community or a standard Lightning Salesforce page? I have a component that implements both the interface for Community as Standard ...
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Setup > Develop > Sites disappeared in sandbox after enabling Communities

Have an odd situation and am not sure what caused it. I have a full sandbox (CS5) which was provisioned approximately 2 months ago from a new UE production site, at which point Communities was enabled ...
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Community Licenses - Limit of custom objects

The documentation here says 10 custom objects per license. I have managed to assign more than 10 to a profile using Customer Community License and also was able to query and display data on VF page ...
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How make Tabs public on Force.com Sites

Actually I'm not sure if this is possible or not. I had setup a Community (new SF portal approach) and now I would like to share some of the Community tabs with my Force.com site. Btw, it is a "Force....
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Communities Welcome Email - Set Password link not working ({!Community_URL})

Background: We've enabled communities and set up user profiles, access etc. There are no login flows nor SSO going on, everything is pretty standard apart from a custom login page (active site ...
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Why there is no OWD settings for Product Object

I was wondering why there is no OWD settings for Product Object. And as it was said that PriceBookEntry is a junction object for Products & ProductPortfolio then why there a OWD settings option ...
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CORS issues with Chatter API Photo Posting

I have a Chatter Communities API request that creates a new user profile picture. This API callout works when I use an app like Ruby or even a cURL command. However, using an AJAX callout, I get a ...
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Can you change the “Customer” label in salesforce communities?

I am pretty sure the answer is nope but does anyone know if its possible to change the label of "Customer" that shows up next to all communities usersnames in the new communities portal? Its a ...
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What are permissions are needed to upload a file via a public Salesforce community page?

I would like to be able to upload files using <lightning:fileUpload which is on a public community page. The community is using template: Customer Account Portal. The files would get attached to ...
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Log in to Community as User

As a System Administrator, I have a link on Contact pages to Log in as a Community User: When most of my users log in, they have the "View Customer User" option, but not the login options. I would ...
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Two factor authentication for Community Users

It looks like standard two factor authentication is not available for community users. Does anybody know a work-around for this?
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How can i get my community Base URL in apex

I am using Salesforce Community and I have network Id of the community but I don't know how can I get Base URL of my community. Any one know how can I get my community base URL using its id in apex ...
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Managed Package with or without Community

Background We are developing a Salesforce managed package. This package could be used with or without communities. Issue We have developed the components using Network class to get the network id ...
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FIELD_INTEGRITY_EXCEPTION: field integrity exception: unknown (invalid user or group: 005XXXXXXXXXXXX)

I've a object called myobject__c. This object is private in OWD Setting. Now when admin create a new record of this object then I want to share this record with a user(community user). For this I've ...
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Customer Community Plus Vs Partner Community

Can anyone tell me what is the purpose of customer community plus and partner community ? Difference between customer community plus and partner community? Thanks in advance
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Difference between Self-Service, Customer, and Partner portals?

I'm trying to create a portal that replicates the function of login.salesforce.com, I want it on my domain at salesforce..com. I figured other than a redirect that salesforce may have some nifty way ...
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force:createRecord- to get the record Id and a call back?

I have implemented a Custom Lightning Lookup component which includes creation of a new record capability using force:createRecord. For this new record creation, I have a default option(New) at the ...
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Blocked a frame with origin “https://XXX-dev-ed.lightning.force.com” from accessing a cross-origin frame

I am trying to send data from Lightning component to visualforce page on clicking of button Inside lightining component.On Clicking of button am getting error like "Blocked a frame with origin from ...
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Custom Communities Login Page With Forgotten Password Reset

I have a custom login page for a community setup. The site is configured to direct to the login page and does just fine. The problem is when a user forgets their password and tries to reset it. It ...
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Get Communities Selected Tabs

Using Salesforce Communities I am trying to build a custom UI that utilises some of the standard functionality, like getting the selected tabs from "Manage Communities -> Tabs". According to the ...
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Translate navigation menu in partner community

We need to create a multi-language customer community, but I am now stuck with translating of this community. I have seen this doc about translating the community, but it does not let me translate ...
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What can be done with SSL + Communities + Force.com Site + Branded Domain

I'm getting mixed messages online regarding SSL support for a Force.com site that is branded with a custom URL domain: These two articles, Registering a Custom Force.com Domina and Registering a ...
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google indexing

I have salesforce community (salesforce site) and have to index that site by google. How can I index my site by google? Ex:- https://Mywebsite.com/ I have to allow few pages only(not all pages), how ...
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How to add permission to Salesforce Chatter Collaboration Group sObject?

I have communities enabled in my org and i have a class which will auto add the new registered member to a chatter group. CollaborationGroupMember cand = new CollaborationGroupMember(...
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Authenticate Users on Salesforce Communities

I have built a custom login page for salesforce communities.I need to add additional conditions for authentication other than username and password.Where do i need to add additional conditions for ...
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Custom Domain on Change Password screen

I have a salesforce community with a custom domain (mysite.com). When a user uses the reset password functionality, they get an email which includes a reset password link pointed to the force.com ...
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Salesforce1 mobile app + Chatter Community

We are a small NPO with a decent sized network. We have an active chatter instance in our chatter community pages for our partners. We have no need for an internal chatter feed in our SFDC CRM. I ...
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Lightning performance finding

This is not a question, but one of my findings after spending some significant time on Lightning framework. Problem : I was querying ~3k accounts and related child objects and was building a wrapper ...
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Unable to view visualforce pages in communities?

We are planning to migrate from partner portal to salesforce communities. We had some vf pages embedded in the side bar component and they are perfectly displaying in the partner portal. But when I ...
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Detect community builder context

We have a number of package components for lightning communities and would like to improve their experience in the community builder. Many of these components depend on a certain context (url ...
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New records not showing in record list object page Napili Community

I am working on setting up a Napili community and have a Community Page that includes the "Record List" component In my lightning component I am inserting a record and when done I am using: $A.get("...
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Test Class Issue with UNKNOWN_EXCEPTION, portal account owner must have a role

Im getting above error when i was trying to run my test class. In my test class i will create an Account, Contact. And this contact id will be used in my original code to create Community user. I ...