Configure Launch Pad in Salesforce Lightning Experience

By | February 25, 2021

In this blog, we will see how to configure the Launch Pad in Salesforce. As Launch Pad is a standard Lightning Component which you can add to any Lightning page. They create a shortcut to important places for users. You can add any items that have tabs associated with them—standard and custom objects, Lightning web components, Lightning pages, Visualforce pages, and external websites. 

The Launchpad component is available for all the three kind of pages in Lightning Experience: –

  • Home Page
  • App Page
  • Record Page

Launchpad component for Record Page

Follow the below steps to setup the component for Record Page type:

  • Click on “Gear” icon and then click on “Edit Page
Edit Page
Edit Page
  • Firstly, drag the Launchpad component from standard component and add on the canvas.
Launchpad Component
Launchpad Component
Drag and Put Launchpad
Drag and Put Launchpad
  • Secondly, in properties pane, click on “select” button.
Select Launchpad Items
Select Launchpad Items
  • Thirdly, add navigation items.
Navigation Items
Navigation Items
  • Click on “OK” button to save the list.
  • After that, click on “Activation” button, to activate the LaunchPad component.
  • Finally, click on “Save” button to save the layout.
Save Launchpad
Save Launchpad

Once saved, you will now view the Launch Pad. Please see the below screenshot.

Lightning Record Page
Lightning Record Page

Launchpad for Home page

In the similar way, you have to follow the same steps to add a LaunchPad Component for Home Page.

  1. On your desktop, navigate to the Lightning page that you want to add a launchpad to.
  2. Click the Setup gear icon, then click Edit Page.
  3. Meanwhile, from the list of standard Lightning web components, find Launchpad and drop it into the desired spot on the page.
  4. In addition, enter a custom title for your launchpad or keep the default.
  5. Finally, click Select… under Launchpad Items.
  6. From the list of available items, drag and drop at least one item into the Selected list
  7. Click OK.
  8. After that, Select an item from the list to view and edit the details.
  9. Similarly, add any component visibility filters that you want.
  10. Subsequently, click Save | Activate | Assign as Org Default | Desktop and Phone | Save.
  11. In conclusion, click Back to view your changes on desktop

We hope you may find this blog resourceful and helpful. If you still have concerns and need more help, please contact us at salesforce@greytrix.com.

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