This post was last updated 3/23/21.

There are lots of everyday tools that we use here at Kicksaw to streamline processes, load data, or simplify our lives when working with Salesforce; check back regularly for updates!

Salesforce API Fieldnames

  • Free vs Paid: Free
  • Type: Chrome Extension
  • Function: Record Field Data
  • Use: View field API names from a Salesforce record page
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Better Salesforce Formula Editor

  • Free vs Paid: Free
  • Type: Chrome Extension
  • Function: Formula Builder
  • Uses:
  • Improves Salesforce formula editor
  • Syntax highlighting
  • Field and Metadata autocomplete
  • Live snippets & Documentation
  • Tabulation support


Boostr for Salesforce

  • Free vs Paid: Free
  • Type: Chrome Extension
  • Functions:
  • Record Field Data
  • Deployment
  • Setup
  • Uses:
  • Change Set: Ability to search when adding items to change set
  • Change Set: Ability to filter by type when adding items to change set
  • Change Set: Show All link to show all items for selected type within one page
  • Field Set: Displaying the API Name next to field names when editing a field set
  • Setup Search: Preventing the placeholder text from filling in the setup area sidebar
  • Object/Field API Name: Automatically remove the underscores in the Object/Field API Name when creating a new object or field.
  • Setup Area Check All: When editing settings in the setup area, this will add a checkbox to the header row cells if there is a checkbox in that column; this will allow checking and unchecking all checkboxes in that column.
  • Field History Tracking Counter: Displays the total number of selected fields to track history for out of the total number Salesforce allows
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XL Connector

  • Free vs Paid: Paid
  • Type: Excel Add-on
  • Function: Data Load
  • Use: Multiple features to handle entire data load process directly from Excel
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Salesforce Change Set Helper

  • Free vs Paid: Free
  • Type: Chrome Extension
  • Function: Deployment
  • Uses:
  • Includes the last modified date and user and API name for each item.
  • Automatically ordered by most recent modified first
  • Filter/Search/Order by any field
  • Sets all pages to show the 1000 rows; if more than 1000 items in a page, asks if you want to continue to retrieve more
  • View and Search on items in the change set; this allows you to see the whole change set and search to make removing much easier.
  • Compare to another org (uses OAuth2.0 — no username or password information is seen or stored by this extension)
  • Shows the last modified date and user for the compared org as well
  • Click the file name to see a comparison of the metadata file between orgs
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Toolkit for Salesforce

  • Free vs Paid: Free
  • Type: Web App
  • Functions:
  • Org Health Check
  • Deployment
  • Org Comparison
  • Config Switch
  • Field Creation
  • Metadata
  • Apex
  • Data Model
  • Uses:
  • Org Doctor: Asses health of Salesforce org
  • Org Compare: Compare customization similarities and differences between two Salesforce orgs
  • Data Compare: Compare data between selected objects and fields for two Salesforce orgs
  • View: Sets all pages to show the 1000 rows; f more than 1000 items in a page, asks if you want to continue to retrieve more
  • Config Switch: Quickly disable an org’s validation rules, workflows, and Apex triggers
  • Schema Lister: List all of an org’s objects, fields, and field attributes
  • Field Creator: Easily create multiple custom fields along with their field level security
  • Package Builder: Build a package .xml file listing of an org’s metadata components
  • Code Scanner: Scans your Apex code and looks for dependencies between classes and methods
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ClickDeploy

  • Free vs Paid: Free
  • Type: Web App
  • Function: Deployment
  • Uses:
  • Org comparison showing changes in metadata between two orgs
  • One click deploy (no wait for change sets to upload)
  • Clone inbound change sets
  • Enables access to metadata not supported by change sets
  • Line-by-line code viewer showing proposed changes prior to deployments
  • Support multiple deployments in parallel
  • Support deployment from org snapshots
  • Deployment sharing and team collaboration
  • Deploy destructive changes
  • Lightning fast metadata selection via smart improved filter/sort options for components in outbound change set creation
  • Seamless integration with source control and issue tracking systems
  • Push and pull metadata into GIT version control
  • Full and partial rollbacks
  • Set up continuous integration jobs and automatic deployments
  • Salesforce DX source format support
  • Streamline Salesforce release management with full audit history, change tracking, and rollback
  • Support deployment of standard fields and other ChangeSet functionality improvements
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Salesforce Colored Favicons

  • Free vs Paid: Free
  • Type: Chrome Extension
  • Function: Make life easier
  • Uses:
  • Update the standard favicon on Salesforce tabs with colored versions to help differentiate between different organizations
  • Includes separate icons for production, sandbox, and scratch orgs
  • Supports both Classic and Lightning Experiences
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Salesforce Inspector

  • Free vs Paid: Free
  • Type: Chrome Extension
  • Functions:
  • Record Field Data
  • Data Load
  • Uses:
  • Quickly view field information directly from a record detail page, edit page, or Visualforce page
  • Quickly view and edit all data for a record, even data that is not on the page layout
  • Perform quick one-off data exports and imports directly from within Salesforce; data can be easily copied to and from Excel, with no need to log in again when you are already logged in with your browser
  • View current limits consumption
  • Simple access to user record details, including simpler access to “login as” when hopping between test users
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Salesforce Quick Login

  • Free vs Paid: Free
  • Type: Chrome Extension
  • Function: Admin
  • Use: Makes it easy to login as another user and maintains the page currently being viewed
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Time Warp

  • Free vs Paid: Free
  • Type: Force.com Labs Component
  • Function: Data visualization
  • Uses:
  • Add component to object record pages to visualize related records on a timeline
  • Good for understanding the lifecycle of a customer and all touch points at a glance
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