In this post we will talk about what is Workbench in Salesforce and what all we can do with this tool. Salesforce Workbench is a powerful, web-based suite of tools designed to interact with Salesforce.com organizations via the Force.com APIs.
What is workbench in Salesforce?
Workbench is a web-based tool designed for Salesforce Admin and Developers which allow them to interact with Salesforce organization to insert, update, delete, search and export data. Using the Salesforce Workbench tool, they can easily perform SOQL and SOSL, view their organization’s data, perform data loading and testing, deploy and troubleshoot of their applications, and modify session settings.
How ca we login to the Salesforce workbench?
To login this go to https://workbench.developerforce.com and select type of environment like sandbox/production and enter credentials to login. If you are login to developer edition, then select production. See the below screen for reference.
Salesforce Workbench Features
- Data Management Capabilities
- Metadata Deployment/ Retrieval
- Anonymous Apex
- REST API Explorer
- Password Management
- Metadata Explorer
How to use Workbench in Salesforce?
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Amit Chaudhary is Salesforce Application & System Architect and working on Salesforce Platform since 2010. He is Salesforce MVP since 2017 and have 17 Salesforce Certificates.
He is a active blogger and founder of Apex Hours.