Category: Classic

Make Lightning Record Page Look Like Classic Record Page

 If you love how the record page is displayed in Classic, then what I am going to share in this post, you will definitely like that.If you like videos, then I have created a small video as well to explain the steps. You can check the video here.In Classic, when you open any record detail page, you will find all the related list and Open Activities, Activity History, Notes & Attachments as you scroll down, but when you open the same record page in Lightning, you will find a tab named “Related” and under which you will find all the related lists. In Lightning, activities, and chatter can be found on the right side of the record page. Below two screenshots show how the same record page displays in Classic and Lightning Experience.ClassicLightning ExperienceHow to make Lightning Record Page Look Like Classic Record PageStep 1Go to Setup and search for “Record Page Settings”. Then, open the “Record Page Settings”.Step 2Select “Full View” under “Default Lightning Experience Record Page View”.Select “Related Lists” under “Default Activities View (desktop only)”.Here are the screenshots -Final LookAs you can see above, we have scrolled view in Lightning instead of the tabbed view. VideoHere is the video...

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Winter 18 – Automatically Styling of Existing Visualforce Pages in Lightning Experience

Salesforce Winter’18 release came with lots of surprises to all of us. Before Winter’18 release, one of the biggest pain to switch to Lightning was – How to migrate existing VisualForce pages? We all tried to use the standard VisualForce component in our VisualForce pages as a best practice till date. The reason was Salesforce’s backward compatibility. We all knew that using standard VisualForce component is safe because even if Salesforce enhances those components, we don’t need to change our VisualForce pages.But with the introduction of Lightning, things changed. People all over the world started investing in changing their existing VisualForce pages into Lightning and it is a not a very straightforward task.Salesforce realized the problem and in Winter’18 release came as a savior to all of us. With very minimum changes now, we can keep our existing VisualForce pages and it will still work in Lightning experience. This feature is still in beta mode as there are so many things to improve. But it is really a good starting point and good to know. I am quite sure Salesforce will support more and more components in coming releases. It is definitely a game changer.In this post, I will explain with an example what you need to do in your existing VisualForce page to make it work in both Lightning and Classic.I have written this below VisualForce page containing PageBlock,...

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