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Visualforce Development Cookbook by Keir Bowden

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Web to lead form

The standard Salesforce web to lead functionality allows a form to be embedded into a company's website to capture information that is then turned into a lead in the company's Salesforce instance. The form is submitted to a servlet that is common to all Salesforce instances and thus, may not be customized besides sending the user to a thank you page that is disconnected from the lead.

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For more information on web to lead, visit http://login.salesforce.com/help/doc/en/customize_leadcapture.htm.

In this recipe we will create a Visualforce page that captures a lead and redirects the user to a personalized thank you page that displays the ID of the lead for future reference. We will then make this page publicly available via an unauthenticated ...

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