29 Chrome Salesforce Extensions That Will Make You Highly Productive

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If there is one thing that I love about the SFDC Community, it’s their willingness to give back. If you’ve been to Dreamforce at least once, then you’ll know that the entire community is incredibly supportive and helpful. This is further proven by all of the amazing Salesforce Chrome extensions that the community has contributed in the hopes of making Salesforce users’ days more productive. Here are the top Salesforce extensions to help you work better and faster in 2020.

29 Chrome Salesforce Extensions That Will Make You Highly Productive

To start with it, here are few brilliant Salesforce Chrome extensions to quickly login to the platform.

Salesforce Extensions for Quick Login

When you have many Salesforce accounts, instances and a lot of users to cater to, logging and logging out multiple times would be annoying. These Salesforce browser extensions will simplify it for you.

1. Salesforce Logins by Synebo

Thanks to this extension’s security token support, you can escape those pesky verification codes and quickly sign on with one-click login. You can also import and export credentials by copying login information to a clipboard or generating a session login link. Stored data is synced to Chrome automatically, and passwords/tokens are protected by encryption, making this a secure option for managing multiple accounts.


2. Salesforce.com Quick Login As by Kyle Peterson

 Salesforce.com Quick Login As - Salesforce Extension
This here is a useful Salesforce Chrome extension for both Admins and Developers alike. It will help you log in as any user in your organization quickly and easily. On click, it will give you a pop-up of all the users on the listing page, and from there you can select to login as any specific user. When you log out, it will take you back to the first page you were browsing, before you logged in as the other user.

Great news – as of 2019, this Salesforce Chrome extension works in Lightning.

3. Salesforce ORGanizer by Enrico

No need to remember logins and passwords with Salesforce ORGanizer. You can even store your security token to avoid being slowed down by verification codes. If you often work in multiple orgs at once, you’ll love the option to assign a color to each org, which is then automatically shown on the relevant browser tabs. ORGanizer also has a Login As a function that allows you to toggle between multiple users.

Many reviewers swear by ORGanizer for managing changesets. With this extension, you can export a changelog that allows you to remove items just by clicking remove. This saves a ton of time as you do not have to click next for every single item in the changelog.

Multi-functional Salesforce Chrome Extensions

Before we get into extensions that solve and improve specific parts of Salesforce, let’s look at some of them that have a lot of functionalities that you might like to have.

4. Whatfix on Salesforce by Whatfix.com

Whatfix on Salesforce - Salesforce extensions

Whatfix on Salesforce is a nifty extension that will help in guiding and training users efficiently on the platform via interactive walkthroughs. The extension is a free version for individuals to train themselves on Salesforce. It includes a widget called “self-help” which lists all the walkthroughs on Salesforce created on Whatfix Community. On-click, the interactive walkthrough will launch in real-time and virtually handhold you through completion of each task.

For extensive use, organizations can also avail Whatfix Enterprise version that is used widely for Salesforce Onboarding, Training, and Support.

5. Boostr for Salesforce by mattsimonis

Known for providing many functions that users believe should come standard in Salesforce, this extension speeds up both admin and developer work. Boostr allows you to search when adding items to changesets, display the API name next to field names when editing a fieldset, and check or uncheck all items in a column, along with many other time-saving features.

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Salesforce Extensions for Setup Navigation 

Navigation and searching are generally difficult in sophisticated CRM’s like Salesforce. But with the right tools, even the most complex of tasks can be simplified. 

6. Salesforce Navigator by Daniel Nakov

Salesforce Navigator - Salesforce extensions

Navigating in and around Salesforce is not too easy. Salesforce Navigator is one such Salesforce extension that makes it seem like a breeze. Just type in what you need to do and the extension shows you how to get to it.

7. Salesforce Advanced Search by Yasir Arafat

Save yourself hours of frustration with this advanced search Salesforce Chrome extension. Search for text, keywords, or field APIs in any of the following components:

  • Apex classes
  • Apex triggers
  • Visualforce pages
  • Visualforce components
  • Email templates

Plus, you can choose to show or hide API names without being forced to refresh the page.

8. Salesforce Hotkeys (Beta) by Prafulla Patil
Salesforce Hotkeys (Beta) - Salesforce extensions

This is one of the most useful Salesforce extensions. It will enable you to quickly access the multiple menus on Salesforce using hotkeys (keyboard shortcuts). To see the complete list of hotkeys, click here.

Salesforce Extensions for Metadata Search

If you are still inspecting each element to find its metadata, then these extensions will relieve you of it, once and for all.

9. Salesforce Inspector by Søren Krabbe

Salesforce Inspector - Salesforce extensionThis neat extension helps you look at your metadata without inspecting data on the Salesforce UI. It’s a huge time saver for developers who constantly need to lookup field requirements, field type, API names, etc.

10. Record and Metadata Comparator for Salesforce by Rajiv Bhatt

Record and Metadata Comparator for Salesforce extension
As the next step to Salesforce Inspector, this extension allows you to compare any two object or its records and highlights all their differences. It helps in identifying miss fields, change in formula, data type, value mismatch, etc.

11. Salesforce Enhanced Code Searcher by Shubham Bhatt

Access your code with fewer clicks with the Salesforce Enhanced Code Searcher extension. The enhanced version makes it possible to search custom fields and tooltips, as well.

Salesforce Extensions for Debugging

Say no more to lengthy Debugging rituals. Here are some of the best Salesforce Chrome extensions that will make you love debugging all over again.
Put an end to lengthy debugging processes. These extensions will accelerate and simplify things like reviewing bug logs and addressing errors.

12. Apex Debugger by Motiko

This Salesforce Chrome extension streamlines Apex debugging. Press Shift + w anywhere in Salesforce and this extension will bring up your logs. From there, you can quickly search the latest logs, filter logs to minimize debugging noise, and delete logs.

13. SOQL Extractor and Analyzer for SalesForce by – Rajiv Bhatt

SOQL Extractor and Analyzer for SalesForce extension
You can now easily analyze ‘Too Many SOQLs’ error with this nifty Salesforce extension. SOQL Extractor and Analyzer for SalesForce extracts the SOQL queries with their execution counts from the Salesforce Debug logs on a single click. It will provide you with information on the count, objects on which the queries are executed, statistics and also helps in optimizing your application’s performance.

14. Log Machine by Gourav Bhardwaj

Analyzing the Salesforce debug log is effortless with this handy extension that highlights key sections and provides tips for avoiding errors. An update to the extension made the Code Unit and Method Entry/Exit clickable, so you can go directly to the component with a single click. Plus, the Color Index has a checkbox that can be used to filter the log to see only specific content, such as errors or user debug.

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Salesforce Extensions for Page layouts and API fields

These extensions are comparatively tiny and have specific use cases. But the fact is, sometimes it’s the little things that make a huge difference.

15. Salesforce Admin Check All by Dan Pazehoski
Salesforce Admin Check All - Salesforce Chrome Extension

Salesforce Admin Check All is a simple extension that will potentially save you a lot of time and irritation. It will allow you to ‘Check All’ checkboxes on setup pages, instead of clicking on each of the checkboxes individually. It may seem like a small solution, but this extension could save you from quite a bit of tedious clicking.

16. Grey Tab by Chris Peterson
Grey Tab - Salesforce extensions
Grey Tab is an open source Salesforce extension that will help you view the data of a field on the currently viewed record. It works much like a lookup tool that will give you the details that you need about the fields. It also can be used to get the Salesforce session information from your browser cookies.

17. Enhance Salesforce Dashboard by Satrang Technologies

Enhance Salesforce Dashboard - Salesforce extensionsSalesforce only allows you to refresh Dashboards daily, weekly, or monthly. With Enhance Salesforce Dashboard extension, you can have real-time updation of your dashboards. The extension allows you to set auto refresh frequency/duration. It also allows you to increase the dashboard columns to 7 from the default 3 columns.

Salesforce Extensions for Production

Although I have already mentioned many Salesforce Chrome extensions that would be useful to developers, these here are the ones that will make your production smoother, faster and more efficient.

18. Salesforce Id Paster by cleandata4good

Salesforce Id Paster - Salesforce Chrome extensions

Salesforce Id Paster is a tiny extension that will save you buttloads of time in data entry. It redirects your current Salesforce page to the one whose SFID is in your clipboard with a keystroke (default is Ctrl+Shift+Y). It is especially useful to those users who constantly export and import data in and out of the Salesforce database. Bonus – this extension has been updated and is now Lightning-enabled!

19. Salesforce.com Sandbox Favicon Extension by Joe Ferraro

Salesforce.com Sandbox Favicon Extension - Salesforce extensions

Do you work across both Production and Sandbox environment in the same browser? Then this  Salesforce extension will help you differentiate between both. The Sandbox Favicon Extension adds an “S” to the standard Salesforce.com cloud favicon for all sandbox tabs in a Chrome window. Making it easier to keep a track of the environment you are working on.

20. Salesforce Colored Favicons by Steve Babula

Salesforce Colored Favicons - Salesforce extension

Much like previous Salesforce Extension, this one will allow you to override the standard Salesforce favicon with one colored based on the org. It automatically updates the icon for Salesforce based on the instance. It also adds the separate icon with an “S” for Sandbox instances. If you use more than two orgs and sandboxes, then this is going to be a must have browser extension for you!

21. Salesforce advanced Code searcher by sameernmiraj

Salesforce advanced Code searcher - Salesforce Chrome extensions

This useful extension makes searching for Salesforce components quick and easy. With it, you can find and jump to Apex classes, Visualforce pages, Apex triggers, etc., and get the required code within a few clicks. It also has a autocomplete suggestions that will help you find the particular code that you need to find.

22. Salesforce.com Enhanced Formula Editor by Kyle Peterson  

Salesforce.com Enhanced Formula Editor - Salesforce extensions

This extension enhances the formula editor to include syntax highlighting, tabbing, find and replace and parenthesis matching. It is a great add-on to the native formula editor and helps a lot while creating complex formulas.

Salesforce Chrome Extensions for Managing Contacts and Communication

Adding and tracking contacts can eat up a lot of time, as can communicating with prospects and leads. These extensions help cut down on time spent searching for data, chatting with customers, and tracking activity within Salesforce.

23. Cirrus Insight by CirrusInsight.com

Step up your email game by automatically pulling Salesforce data into Gmail. With this Salesforce Chrome extension, you can create and update leads, manage contacts, create opportunities, track cases, and more – all without leaving your Gmail inbox.

24. Clearbit for Salesforce – Lite by Clearbit

According to Clearbit, this extension can save you up to two hours of manual research and data entry every day. With only a few clicks, you can turn an email address or domain name into a prospect or company profile in Salesforce. Adding additional data to existing contacts, segmenting leads, and researching new prospects are faster and less complicated with Clearbit for Salesforce – Lite.

25. Whatslly by Overstack

Link your WhatsApp and Salesforce contacts with Whatslly so that all of your customer relationship conversations happen in the same place. This Salesforce Chrome extension allows you to review contacts’ data, create leads, and even record chats through the WhatsApp desktop app and sync that activity with Salesforce.

26. Chatter Monitor by Fronde

Everything you can do in Chatter – view your newsfeed, leave comments, post status updates, unfollow and follow users, etc. – can be done through Chrome, thanks to Chatter Monitor. This extension is a great alternative to the Chatter desktop app because it works across all systems without the need for additional software. You can even manage multiple Chatter accounts at once right within your browser.

27. DocSend Extension for Chrome by DocSend

The DocSend Salesforce integration allows you to sync all DocSend data right back to Salesforce. With a Salesforce-enabled link, you can view completed activities logged by the corresponding lead, opportunity, or contact.

Salesforce Chrome Extensions for Improving the User Interface

Save yourself some headaches with these extensions that make viewing data in Salesforce a little easier on your eyes.

28. Salesforce Lightning Compact Styler by Martin Krchnak

The long layout of Salesforce Lighting can be a bit tiresome to scroll through, especially on smaller screens. This Salesforce Chrome extension compacts the UI into a more streamlined view.

29. Salesforce Schema Builder Expander by Concret.io

Gain an additional 1-2 inches of screen space when building schemas with the help of the Salesforce Schema Builder Expander. The extension hides the sidebar and top header sections while in schema view so that you have more room to visualize as you build.

Did Your Favorite Salesforce Chrome Extension Make the List?

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Gokul Suresh

Gokul Suresh

Gokul is the 1st Marketer of Whatfix and has written over 100 articles for Whatfix Academy since its inception.

There was a time when he used to be the all-in-all for Whatfix's Content Strategy, but now he has moved to a newer challenge expanding Whatfix's footprint with Events, Field, and Growth Marketing!

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8 Comments
  • Pooja H Kadam
    Posted at 00:06h, 11 March Reply

    Tesforce is also a useful one.

    • Gokul Suresh
      Posted at 15:36h, 15 March Reply

      Thanks, Pooja. I’m actually planning on expanding the list to 50. Will add Testforce and feature you in it. 🙂

  • Immam
    Posted at 12:22h, 18 July Reply

    Salesforce Logins by Synebo is more useful than Force.com LOGINS.
    But i don`t see it one the list=(

    • Gokul Suresh
      Posted at 15:29h, 08 August Reply

      Thanks for the suggest Immam, will add it to the next iteration. 🙂

  • Sidharth Agarwal
    Posted at 22:27h, 02 May Reply

    Try FieldPro (https://appexchange.salesforce.com/appxListingDetail?listingId=a0N3A00000EcsCZUAZ). This lightweight application enables Salesforce users to search/report/run-impact-analysis/find-metadata-references in all fields with lightning speed.

    • Gokul Suresh
      Posted at 07:01h, 03 May Reply

      Approved.

  • Salesforce Simplified
    Posted at 23:06h, 23 June Reply

    This is the great list for 2017, for 2018 and later on, Salesforce Simplified came which is growing every day which is combo pack of more than 10,000 points of success.salesforce.com and inside one extension more than 10 extension’s work is covered.

    Basic work which is getting covered in this extension is
    It shows your recently created/modified metadata like classes, triggers, even debug logs and more than 15 metadata.

    Salesforce Simplified: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/salesforce-simplified/hjeigbpcblpkaienmpihneipkempijob
    Your next Workbench will be inside your SFDC org.

  • Ashish
    Posted at 11:47h, 25 June Reply

    Great blog. Thanks 🙂

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