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Spring ’20 Salesforce Classic Highlights

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The list of Winter ’20 features below apply to Salesforce Classic.

There are additional Winter ’20 features available to Lightning Experience and Salesforce Classic, Lightning Experience only, Community Enhancements, Mobile Enhancements, Other Enhancements in the Spring ’20 Release Highlights post.

Note: These features are not listed in any specific order.

  1. Salesforce is turning on Lightning Experience on a rolling basis, starting January 7,2020 and all orgs will be updated within 72 hours of that date. Unless your users fall into these categories, DO NOT PANIC. Users WITH the Lightning Experience permission ENABLED either via standard profile assignment or users assigned to custom profiles or permission sets with Lightning Experience system permission enabled, will receive Lightning Experience as a user experience. (Note: Any custom profiles cloned from a standard profile will inherit the Lightning Experience system permission. However, a system administrator can disable it. For those users with the Lightning Experience permission, once a week, users still using Classic will be automatically logged into Lightning Experience. Users will be able to switch back to Classic, as needed.

Users with the Lightning Experience User permission see the Switch to Lightning Experience link in the Salesforce Classic header. Once a week, these users who are still working in Salesforce Classic are automatically logged into to Lightning Experience. They can still switch back to Salesforce Classic, as needed.

2. Lightning Experience Configuration Converter (https://lightning-configuration.salesforce.com/) Enhancements:

  • (Beta) Manage All Lightning Experience Configuration Converter Tabs From The Home Page

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  • Convert Your Javascript Buttons to Lightning Components using the Javascript Buttons tab. Simple alerts will be converted to Lightning Components. Salesforce will recommend you manually convert any complex alerts it finds in your org.

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  • Javascript Buttons tab now supports Contract and Task objects.

3. Allow Redirects to External URLs Without a Warning Message. Whitelist URls so that users can navigate to them directly without displaying the warning message. Go to Setup | Whitelisted URLS for Redirects, click “New URL.”