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Represents the metadata associated with a home page component. You can customize the Home tab to include components such as sidebar links, a company logo, a dashboard snapshot, or custom components that you create.

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End of javascript sidebar workarounds? (Salesforce Classic / Aloha)

Reading through this doc: Docs.releasenotes.salesforce We replaced the rich text editor in HTML Area home page components with a new version that supports more markup but doesn’t allow HTML to ...
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Why do we still need to hack the Sidebar? Usecases - Workarounds - Alternatives

Since it seems to me, that a lot of people still need sidebar workarounds, I would be interested to learn about the use-cases, experienced challenges and (most important) possible strategies to avoid ...
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Can you get Apex in a Home page component without using an iframe?

The question is fairly straightforward - is there a way to get apex into a home page component (left side/narrow component) without resorting to loading a visualforce page in to an iframe? I can't ...
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End of Sidebar workarounds via Messages & Alerts and Custom Links finally in Winter or Spring '16?

There was an update in a partner alert about the HTML home page components on February 27th. Now two sentences has been added to this paragraph: With the Summer '15 release*, Salesforce will no ...
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Hide Chatter in Home Page after Summer 15 [duplicate]

Salesforce is phasing out the use of arbitrary HTML on Home Page Components. I have used CSS or JS solutions to hide the Chatter Feed from within a HTML Home Page Component. This allows a more ...
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Home page component with report chart opens in iframe

I have created a VisualForce home page component that uses the Analytics API to show a chart. <apex:page > <analytics:reportChart reportId="XXX" size="tiny" cacheResults="false"></...
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Iframe is cutting off on Salesforce homepage, can I make its height adjust to height of my content?

I embedded a visualforce page on the Salesforce homepage. The visualforce page retrieves a list of cases. My only problem is my iframe is cutting off halfway down. And if i put "height= 100%" it adds ...
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Community - Navigation Menu - Remove or Change home

I am trying to delete or change the name of the "home" link in my navigation bar. Is it possible remove or change name this button without using CSS? A greeting
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Embed content above Salesforce tabs

I was just checking out this app in the AppExchange, and I want to implement something similar in my own company: https://appexchange.salesforce.com/listingDetail?listingId=a0N30000005ueMvEAI Any ...
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Homepage custom link

How can I add a link to the sidebar component that opens a VF page in a new page? I have created a custom page component and a custom link like apex/myPageName but it does not work.
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Jquery dialogue is not coming when it is added as a home page component, but is working fine as a individual page

<apex:page > <html lang="en"> <head> <meta charset="utf-8"/> <title>jQuery UI Dialog - Modal message</title> <link rel="stylesheet" href="//code.jquery....
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Default the “Send Notification Email” Checkbox to Checked

I have been trying to figure out how I can make the "Send Notification Email" checkbox checked by default when changing the owner of a Case record in Salesforce. I know that you can toggle this from ...
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Alert is not working on Home Page Component

I have created below Home Page Component. Just to check the alert functionality making URL alert. But , I am not getting the alert on any page. I believe, it should on every page. Please suggest . &...
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Sidebar visualforce iframe “sometimes” served from force.com instead of saleforce.com?

We're a consulting agency and work with a large number of salesforce customers. We developed a simple visualforce sidebar component that we are trying to load into all of our customers instances to ...
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Get record in in lightning component in communities

I want to created a component that would be used on a record detail page in a community The component I created co far implements force:hasRecordId (and few more) but the id I get on run time in null. ...
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How to change tab style for VF page from black to default color - home tab color (blue)

I built a custom component and put it into an iframe on the Salesforce homepage. The top border for the standard component is blue (same as all other) but the top border for the custom component comes ...
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Hiding home page components

Home page components get added to a homepage layout that are assigned per profile, now if I want to hide the component for specific users in the profile is it possible to do so ? eg: sysadmin has ...
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Are sidebar Javascript workarounds also possible for partner portals / communities?

this solution not works on portal please help??? End of javascript sidebar workarounds?
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Salesforce HTML Area Home Page Components Going Away

With Summer 15 release coming up quickly, and the HTML markup area going away on home page components, I wanted to pose this question. I have some code markup that makes it so that a button disappears ...
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Add a Javascript to my Home Page Components

I'm really new with Salesforce but I'm trying to add a Javascript to my Home Page components and I develop the Javascript which inject some values in the address (like Post code according with what ...
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How to change the styling on every page?

I am trying to override the css of the home page and other standard pages. And below is the approach I am following, but seems like I am missing something. Could someone help on this? Approach: 1. ...
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Access HomePageComponent via SOQL or Apex

Outside of using the SOAP API (and Metaforce), is there any way to access HomePageComponents and which WebLink records are in each? Even better would be finding a way to access the Home Page Layout ...
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How can i hide approve/rejection link in approver history using visualforce area in home page component?

I am trying to hide approve/reject links using visualforce area but it is not happening below is the code and i have already included this page in home page component- <apex:page ...
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How To Automatically Remove Empty Home Page Component?

Before the latest updates, we were able to use Javascript Post Messaging from a VisualForce Home Page Component in order to hide it when empty. For example: if({!someCondition}) parent.postMessage('...
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How to add a component visible on all pages and to send events from another component placed in column

I'm extremely new to Salesforce development and recently have spend hours reading different docs. It's not an excuse, it's just that feel to correct me whenever I use incorrect terminology or make ...
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Splash page with a don't show again, check-box

I'm thinking I could develop a Visual force splash page to notify users. And include a 'don't show again' check-box. Has anyone accomplished something similar and do you have any suggestions? As for ...
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Using JQuery to conditionally hide buttons on Quote Page

I was following Tehnrd's tutorial (http://www.tehnrd.com/show-and-hide-buttons-on-page-layouts/) on how to conditionally hide/show custom buttons on a page layout. I think Tehnrd's code deals with ...
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Can we achieve the cascading pageblock section style in Visualforce page? let user click on (+) corresponding subsection should expand

Can we achieve the cascading pageblock section style in Visual-force page? let user click on (+) corresponding subsection should expand in fashion in image attached.
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How to add Custom Component Image to Wide Column

Custom component image are only available on narrow column (Text from help : An image that will be displayed in the sidebar (Example: your company logo) ).I have the image in the documents folder How ...
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Is there a way to hide the header of the homepage component

I have a homepage component which displays an Vf page in an iframe. I need a way to somehow hide the header of the component. I mean the name of the component and not the VF page header Any thoughts ...
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Custom sidebar link to local file or executable?

I've been asked to see if we can create a sidebar link to an executable and start a program to run that has been installed on a user's local hard drive. Can that be done and what would the syntax look ...
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Is there a way to customize the items to approve list on the home page

I just want to see if its possible customize the items to approve list on the homepage. I actually want to show submitter instead of most recent approver. Is this possible? Another possibility i am ...
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Is it possible to add the mini page layout popup to a list column?

When you hover over a recent item in your salesforce sidebar it pops out a box that shows you a few details from the record as defined in the mini page layout for that object. I would like to ...
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How can I link to an app's new record interface from a homepage widget?

I want to create a homepage widget for the sidebar that has a button to create a new record in a custom app (which I intent to distribute, so it needs to be a portable solution). I'd like to use a ...
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What exactly is being done by Salesforce in Summer 15 update to HTML Area home page components?

I'm trying to understand what and how exactly we gonna get effected with this change. As per this help link - Changes to Home Page Components, it does answer almost all but I'm not entirely clear of ...
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Need to remove the New Task and New Event Button from only the Home page

I need to remove the New Task and New Event Button from only the Home page. I have found a way of using a Javascript and using Custom links, but the Custom link ends up appearing in the sidebar in ...
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Is there a way to use JavaScript on Home Page Components? [duplicate]

We can see that the support for JavaScript on home page components is being phased out as described here: http://docs.releasenotes.salesforce.com/en-gb/summer14/release-notes/...
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What could be causing a user to have to login twice to the customer portal?

Question Has anyone encountered issues with portal users suddenly being asked to login again to the customer portal when accessing Visualforce resources? Any ideas what could be done to fix it? ...
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How can I track my current campaigns in dashboard at Home Page

I have created a dashboard on my salesforce homepage but I don't know how to track my current campaigns in dashboard? Can anybody help?
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Can we bring chatter in left sidebar of home page?

I want to customize my home page and want to display chatter in left sidebar of home page as well as dashboard description on right hand side of Home page, how can I achieve this? update: I don't ...
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Saving JQuery Toggle State on Home Page Component

I have an HTML Area component on the homepage that contains an iFrame that is toggled either visible or hidden on button click. I'm using the JQuery toggle function to do this. Currently the div for ...
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Display standard home page component in visualforce?

Is it possible to display the standard home page component such as tasks, calender and dashboards on a visualforce page?
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How to show two dashboard snapshots on home page layout in Salesforce?

There is only one dashboard snapshot available for home page in salesforce, is there any way to show two different dashboard snapshots. As in standard functionality only one row of dashboard is ...
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Visualforce homepage components are loaded differently in several orgs

We're developing an AppExchange package and one of our customers has complained that our custom page freezes when he tries to open it. They provided access to their sandbox where we found many custom ...
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Can I get the value of home page component like custom link in visualforce page

I want to add values of Home Page's Standard Components like Custom Links on Custom VisualForce Page. Does anyone knows how can I do that? Does anyone knows where its values get stored? Tried ...
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Home Page Component added to Home Page Layout with Metadata API

We've added a link that uses the Metadata API to add a managed home page component to all of the home page layouts. The code seems to work and when I open up the home page layouts the component is ...
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How can I get value of Home Page Standard Components like Custom Links,Messages and Alerts on Custom VisualForce Page?

I want to add values of Home Page's Standard Components like Custom Links,Messages and Alerts on Custom VisualForce Page. Does anyone knows how can I do that? Does anyone knows where its values get ...
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Dashboard component Lightning Homepage

Is there a way to display Dashboards on the lightning homepage? I only see Report(charts)
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Make Custom link visible only to specific group of users

I want to show custom link(visualforce page) on Home page available to only to specific group of people.I don't see an option to assign it via permission set.
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News ticker Like component for home page?

I am trying to create a new home page component that will display a scrolling message on the home page. The use case is to provide end users with tips and hints around general usage. This used to be ...