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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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Add contact to community

I have a community called developer in my org.I want to add a contact to this community.but when I click Members tab in community edit,I can only add a profile to community. So how do I add a contact ...
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Salesforce Communities in dev org

I need to create salesforce community in my dev org.can I do it for free? So far I have reached just here for enabling communities : http://www.salesforce.com/chatter/free-trial-pricing/communities....
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Live Agent chat window in salesforce communities

I have enabled Live Agent in Salesforce. I am having Salesforce communities for my partner users. Now I want my partner users to be able to chat with other Salesforce users. Can it be done?
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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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Unable to @mention Partner user on chatter feed by Salesforce Internal User

I have a usecase wherein a Partner user creates a Case which gets assigned to internal Salesforce user. The agent resolves the case and wanted to collaborate with the partner user with @mention tags ...
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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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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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May someone let me know what kind of license I need?

I was wondering if someone may help me in terms of Salesforce license, I am really puzzle due to there are lot of docs about that even I've talked to sales departament and I think it was worst. Thing ...
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Is is possible to set communities user email notification settings with apex?

Im working on a communities implementation for a customer and they are hoping to have a way for users to set their email setting options as part of a custom signup process. Is it possible to access a ...
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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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Migrate communities from sandbox to production

Is there any document /steps to migrate communities created in sandbox to production. Or do we cannot migrate.we have to create a fresh one in production? and update login templates etc if necessary?
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Unable to create users with 'customer portal manager custom'

im using developer edition org,in my org I have cloned the profile 'customer portal manager custom' to another profile but not able to create users with that profile
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Salesforce community users as dashboard running users

Can you select community users as running users(specified users) in dashboards. As i have reached limit,cannot select current user option,
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How do I add an HTML header to a Communities visual force page?

Here is the basic page. Need to add a HTML header <apex:page language="en_US" standardStylesheets="false" showHeader="false" cache="true"> <body> <chatteranswers:allfeeds ...
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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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Current Release of Salesforce ,what is SU13

What is meant by SU13,Today I have registered for Salesforce.com Certified Force.com Developer (SU13) -dev401 certification. The current release as per salesforce release document is Winter 14, So do ...
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What is the Retail (ie. Non-Discounted) Pricing for Salesforce Communities?

As of September 2013, there are two types of Salesforce Communities. Customer Communities Partner Communities Pricing for these is a complete mystery. The only thing I've been able to find out, ...
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Partner community sharing reason

I'm setting up a partner community for the first time. I need to make sure Partner users will have access only to accounts, leads, opportunities and cases which are are created by them or someone ...
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Case Implementation on Salesforce Communities

I am currently working on an important project on Salesforce communities and one of the tabs that need to be accessible to external users is the cases object(my first crack at communities). I'm doing ...
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Using Salesforce Partner API from community portal

I've created a custom button on the opportunity layout which calls out to an external java app. It passes the session id and the partner API URL. The external app then creates a SOAP binding (...
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How to Add Custom CSS Stylesheets to Chatter Communities?

Is it possible to add custom CSS stylesheets to Chatter Communities, without building a completely custom site using Force.com Sites or Site.com? Chatter Communities allows customization by inserting ...
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Using '/{!object.id}' as the URL for an object's detail page fails with Communities

In our app, we used a shortcut of referring to an object's detail page by appending its Id field to a leading slash (/). It seemed like the right thing to do at the time, since the Apex code new ...
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Can we have group header for two apex:columns while using pageblock table?

My requirement is to get a common header for two apex:columns. I am iterating over pageblocktable. I know i can use apex:facet for individual apex:column but i dont what to repeat the same header ...
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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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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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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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Community users and internal salesforce role hierarchy

Can we assign community users to internal sales force role hierarchy when i go from setup->manage users->roles and try to add users to a specific roles.i cannot find community users here. Any ...
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Chatter Direct Messages in a SFDC Community

Chatter messages are one of the handy little features within Chatter. I'm often in a conversation in chatter with somebody when I need to make a private comment to them and don't want to go back to ...
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Salesforce Communities license in sandbox

Our client has community licenses purchases in production.But i cannot see that in sandbox. To get communities in sandbox available do i need to refresh sandbox? If i do that,is there a way to ...
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Salesforce Communities Groups Email Settings

I have a client who recently started using communities and is loving it so far. The question i have is about groups, if we create a group and add members to it are they automatically getting emails ...
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Communities Pages - how 2 limit LHS content?

I need to remove the "Create New" and "Quick create" (and a few other links) from the LHS on Contacts and Ideas tab within our new Communities site. All of those options are fine within the internal ...
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Can I modify the content of the left hand sidebar for contacts tab?

I want to modify the content of the left hand sidebar for contacts tab or any tab for that matter. I'd like to avoid recreating the object w visual force. Thanks, Zachary
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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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Are private chatter conversations allowed with the Customer Community license?

Is it possible to have private chatter conversations with a customer community license? There are no roles or sharing rules allowed It doesn't seem to be possible to add a customer community user to ...
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Unable to access salesforce discussion boards

Am able to login to salesforce discussion boards but that page is displaying error "You are not allowed to access this site ". What is this error. This is happening only in office pcs. but am ...
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portal to communities migration licenses

I'm testing out Chatter Communities in a dev org. The org previously had Customer Portal enabled. According to this (page 5) http://help.salesforce.com/help/doc/en/...
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INVALID_SESSION_ID: This session is not valid for use with the API

In an extension of one of my earlier questions Reset password not working with custom domains from VF page On checking of the debug logs it was throwing out an exception. This page is accessed from ...
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Reset password not working with custom domains from VF page

I have a VF page which does among other things allows resetting of passwords of users. I am using System.resetPassword(usrid,true) to send emails to user whose password is been reset. This ...
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get groups whithout activity the last 3 mounth and the user (Owner) SOQL

how we can get list of (group.Name , group.LastFeedModifiedDate, user.Name , User.Username Form User & CollaborationGroup where group.OwnerId = user.Id And group.LastFeedModifiedDate < ...
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Automatically following an item via chatter when we create it or assign it?

My client is facing some issue to follow the record via chatter when someone assigns someone else an Opportunity, even though they have created it, they don’t automatically follow those records. i.e. ...
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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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Syntax error saving fields to a CSV file

Im Trying to write a button that triggers the following code or page: <apex:page standardController="Inquery__c" recordSetVar="accvar" contentType="text/csv#filename.csv" > "First Name","...
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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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Alternatives to Accessing Question.CreatedBy.CommunityNickname in Customer Portal

I have a VF page in the customer portal that shows information about a question and it's replies. However, I'm having difficulties showing user's community nicknames. I understand that there's a ...
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How to enable Chatter Communities?

I want to use chatter with customer portal. I searched on google and found that this can be done using Chatter Communities. Any idea how to enable chatter communities?
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Reg: Validation Error: value is not valid

I have a problem in my visualforce page, while rerendering the page, by clicking any button/ any request is sent to controller. Visualforce page is: apex:page controller="selectController"> <...
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Can public users sign up for a Chatter Communities account?

Is it possible to allow the general public to sign up for a Chatter Communities account? I'm thinking something like Force.com Sites public page with Communities surfaced through a Customer Portal?
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Having problems passing a variable and displaying a Message

I'm new to VisualForce and to Java, I have a custom object I created called "Inquery__c" And I have a few users on record, I'm trying to allow only the users that exist in the "Inquery__c" to upload ...
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Does Chatter Answers come with Salesforce Knowledge?

We are a non-profit and got a quote on salesforce knowledge but does anyone know if that includes access to chatter answers? Do portal users who access chatter answers have to pay extra for that? ...

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