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Salesforce CRM Admin Cookbook - Second Edition

By : Paul Goodey
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Salesforce CRM Admin Cookbook - Second Edition

By: Paul Goodey

Overview of this book

Salesforce CRM is a market-leading customer relationship management (CRM) application that is accessed over the internet. This application greatly enhances a company's sales performance, improves customer satisfaction, and provides a robust customer relationship management system for an organization. Salesforce CRM Admin Cookbook, Second Edition enables you to instantly extend and unleash the power of Salesforce CRM and its Lightning Experience framework. It provides clear, comprehensive instructions along with detailed screenshots and code. Whether you are looking for solutions to enhance the core features, such as data management, process automation, data validation, and home page administration, or are looking for ideas on advanced customization techniques, this book will provide you with immediate, practical, and exciting real-world recipes. This book guides you through interesting topics spanning a variety of functional areas. Recipes are provided that allow you to configure, build and extend the capability of Salesforce CRM using the Lightning Experience framework.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
Title Page
About the Author
About the Reviewer
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Validating if US zip codes are well-formed using a validation rule with REGEX

Accurate information and reports are vital in an effective Salesforce CRM system and without them, users and sales management cannot make informed decisions. One way to achieve accurate information for reporting is by ensuring that data is stored in a consistent manner.

In this recipe, we will create a validation rule to ensure that US zip codes conform to the correct format.

How to do it...

Carry out the following steps to create a validation rule to validate US zip codes that are well-formed on an account record:

  1. Click on the Setup gear icon in the top right-hand corner of the main Home page, as shown in the following screenshot:
  1. Click on Setup, as shown in the following screenshot:
  1. Navigate to the Account Validations Rule setup page by clicking the following: Objects and Fields | Object Manager | Account | Validation Rules.

Locate the Validation Rules section on the right of the page.

  1. Click on New.

You will be presented...