Easily Creating Force.com sites

By | August 18, 2016

Force.com sites enables developers to build and deploy public web sites /web applications. It supports for custom pages using Visualforce, JavaScript, CSS. Also, it supports both authenticated and public websites. All the objects are accessible in force.com sites so that we can display any information.

Steps to create Force.com sites:-

-> Create Force.com Domain
First, you need to create the Force.com domain for your org and this should be unique. Register your domain; once you click on “Register My Force.com” domain, you cannot modify the domain name any further. Hence it is important to think through the Domain name, before you click on the “Register My Force.com Domain”.

Navigate to Setup -> Develop -> Sites and enter a domain name to use. You’ll see a setup screen much like the following:

Force.com Domain

Force.com Domain

-> Create Sites
he sites feature exposes a number of Visualforce pages to end users. You can create multiple sites under your domain. Enter in the details for the Site and click Save.

Site Details

Site Details

You will see that some additional related information appears like:

  • Site Visualforce Pages: – Add multiple pages to your site
  • Site Standard Pages: – Add Standard pages of salesforce like Home Page, Ideas Page, Answers page
  • Error Pages: – By default, standard Force.com-branded error pages appear. Replace them with your company-branded Visualforce pages to give your users a more personalized experience.
  • 24-Hour Usage History: – Monitor the bandwidth and request time usage for each of your sites by viewing the usage data tracked on this related list.
  • Current Month Page Views: – Update your page views status.
  • Site History: – The Site History related list tracks and displays the changes made to your site.
Site Details

Site Details

-> Enable VisualForce Page Access
In site, you need to select the pages for public websites. The way to add the Visualforce pages to your site, go to “Site Visualforce Page” of Site Details and click on edit. You can add multiple pages to your site.

Enable VisualForce Page Access

Enable VisualForce Page Access

-> Site URL
You can find the Site URL of any site under the list of sites. Refer below screenshot.

Site URL

Site URL

Here is an example of the page created in Force.com site: –

Websites Page

Websites Page

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