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Salesforce CRM Admin Cookbook by Paul Goodey

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Building a custom Web Tab to display an external web application

Having a custom Web Tab enables the display of web content or applications embedded within the Salesforce CRM application window.

You can create custom Web Tabs to allow Salesforce users to view the company intranet or a wiki that is used frequently so that they can find the information they need without leaving the Salesforce CRM application.

In this recipe we will display an example Web Tab where we pass information specified from within Salesforce, the purpose of which is to demonstrate the mechanism involved in setting up custom Web Tabs for your specific external web applications.

How to do it...

Carry out the following steps to create a Web Tab to display an external web application: ...

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