It’s no secret that there is a vast array of fantastic time-saving and helpful Salesforce Chrome Extensions out there. But how do you sort the wheat from the chaff?
For me, Chrome Extensions in general are a big part of my working life and support me in being productive in a variety of different ways. From plugins to save passwords like LastPass, to extensions like OneTab to save your computer’s memory, there’s a Chrome tool for everything!
This is no exception for Salesforce, as there are many great Salesforce Chrome Extensions to choose from to help in your role. This post will focus on Admin & Developer chrome extensions, ranked by popularity (installations and ratings) and we have another post to assist users.
For 2021, we have reviewed the top 4* and 5* Chrome Extensions for Salesforce Admins and Developers, ranking them based on stars and number of users.
An extension to add a metadata layout on top of the standard Salesforce UI to improve the productivity and joy of Salesforce configuration, development, and integration work.
Enables you to quickly search through your instances Apex classes, triggers, Visualforce pages and components.
The ORGanizer Chrome Extension (BETA) lets you forget about your Salesforce.com® username and passwords and help you to recognize Salesforce.com tabs on your browser.
This extension helps you get to any Salesforce page quickly by simply typing what you need to do. *Update – Salesforce Navigator appears to have been replaced by Salesforce Navigator for Lightning.
Powerful suite of Salesforce developer tools, including Query Editor, Fields definition, ERDs, Page Layout, and more.
Extension shows the API field names on detail pages.
A chrome extension to improve the usability of Salesforce change sets. Adds last changed date and allows sorting, searching, validation and comparison with other orgs.
Salesforce Admin Check All is an extension that enhances the Salesforce Setup pages by adding “check all” checkboxes to various checkbox lists. This enhanced functionality helps make some setup tasks more efficient by potentially saving administrators from having to manually check each checkbox in a list individually.
Salesforce only allows you to refresh Dashboards daily, weekly, or monthly. With Enhance Salesforce Dashboard, you can now have “up to the second” real time information and set auto refresh frequency/duration.
Mass create, mass update, mass clone, mass delete on any list view. Support for both Classic and Lightning.
Salesforce Mass Editor is a simple but powerful chrome extension.
Using the advanced quick find you can get your code a few clicks shorter. You can also search any string in your code
Using this extension you can search your code components your salesforce instance including: Apex Classes, Triggers, Visualforce Pages etc…
Boost your admin and developer productivity on Salesforce.com with Boostr! This app includes the ability to search when adding items to a change set, as well as filter, adds a checkbox in the admin area to uncheck/check all fields, and a lot more.
Adds an “S” to the standard Salesforce.com cloud favicon for all sandbox tabs in a Chrome window. Keep track of Sandbox environments when using multiple tabs. Only compatible with Classic.
The Salesforce Community Page Optimizer (Developer Preview) analyzes your lightning based community/apps and identifies performance optimization opportunities. Use the information to refine your design and improve performance for your members.
This extension compares any two objects or their records (could be from the same org or different orgs) and highlights all the differences found.
Because copy to clipboard buttons should exist on every code snippet!
Works on: Stack Overflow, GitHub, Gist, MDN, Medium, npm, and more…
This extension improves the Salesforce formula editor including: Syntax highlighting, Field and Metadata autocomplete, Live snippets and documentation, Tabluation support.
If you want to ensure that a user can access Salesforce without requiring a verification code or security token, you need to whitelist their IP.
If you have a lot of IPs to whitelist, or you want to whitelist dynamic IPs, or you simply want to disregard this requirement altogether use this extension.
Helps you get Salesforce.com Ids from records and links to your clipboard.
Click on the scissors icon to clip the Id to your clipboard, click it again to get the 18 character version, click it again to get a cleaned version of the URL in the address bar.
Adds hotkeys (keyboard shortcuts) to your salesforce record page.
Extract SOQL queries with their execution counts from Debug Logs of Salesforce. Helps you analyze the ‘Too Many SOQLs’ error.
Salesforce Simplified chrome extension is made for salesforce developers to ease their daily life by sharing useful data points easily accessible on top of the UI.
When you are working on any module, you need your recently created or modified data handy so that you can work faster and save time to avoid unnecessary clicks.
Salesforce does not provide any feature to extract the Dependent Picklist Matrix for analysis, comparison and reporting. This extension saves the Dependent Picklist Matrix as a CSV file.
Quickly distinguish which sandbox you’re working in by setting up a distinctive header for each.
When you’re working with multiple sandboxes, it can be easy to lose track of which one you’re in. Avoid making changes in the wrong sandbox by configuring adding a distinctive custom header to each sandbox you work with regularly.
Salesbolt for Salesforce is a LinkedIn to Salesforce Chrome Extension. Save time and focus on the more important tasks at hand while the powerful Salesforce integration for LinkedIn takes care of the busy work for you.
Since the time of initially publishing this article, the original Chrome extension is no longer available. However, this functionality is still offered via Salesbolt and they have several options available from a free (Lite) version to paid Pro and Enterprise versions.