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Salesforce CRM Admin Cookbook by Paul Goodey

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Creating a news-ticker message on the home page

Animated text messages and custom HTML styling can be very effective in gaining users' attention.

Not only do they allow a reasonably large number of characters to be presented on a single line of text but they also provide a visually dynamic "headline news" style of message delivery for what can otherwise be overlooked static text.

You can draw attention to your news message on the Salesforce home page using this custom home page component recipe with the steps listed in the following section.

How to do it...

Carry out the following steps to create a news-ticker message on the home page:

  1. Navigate to the home page components setup page, by clicking the following: Your Name | Setup | Customize | Home ...

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