How to create Custom Tabs in sfdc

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How to create Custom Tabs in sfdc: In this training article we are going to create Custom Tabs and also we are learning about how to arrange custom Tabs  in Tab Menu.

Generally there are three types of Tabs available in sfdc.

  1. Custom Object Tabs.
  2. Custom Web Tabs.
  3. Visualforce Tabs.

Custom Tab Definition : Custom Tab is a user interface component which we create to display custom Object data or other web content embedded in the application.

We can find all these three Tabs in different Editions of Salesforce.

Custom Object Tabs : Contact Manager, Group, Professional, Enterprise, Performance, unlimited and Developer Editions.

Custom Web Tabs : Contact Manager, Group, Professional, Enterprise, Performance, unlimited and Developer Editions.

Visualforce Tabs : Contact Manager, Group, Professional, Enterprise, Performance, unlimited and Developer Editions.

How to create Custom Object Tabs in Sfdc.

Custom Object Tabs : Custom Object Tabs are those which displays the data of or custom object in a user interface tab.Custom Object look and function like Standard Objects.

Steps to create Custom Tabs.

In Previous training articles we created Custom student Object. For Custom Student Object we are going to create  Custom Student Tab and also we are going to arrange that custom Student Tab in Tab Menu.

First go to Setup Menu = > Build Section => Create => Tabs.How to create Custom Tabs in sfdc

Select New.

Now we are required to select the object to which we want to create Tab and also select Tab Style from popup window.

Select Next.

Now we are taken to new window . Choose the user profiles for which the new Custom tab will be available and also we can examine or alter the visibility of tabs from the detail and edit pages of each profile.

Select next.

Step3 : Add to Custom Apps.

Choose the custom apps for which the new custom Object tab will be available. Select Include Tab check box and Save .

custom Object Tab is successfully created but we are not able to look in Tab Menu. In order to arrange Custom Student Tab in Tab menu select(+) all Tabs menu.

Select Customize my Tabs.

Now we see list of Available Tabs and selected tabs. Move Student Tab upwards using arrows. Place Student Object Tab to which place you prefer and Save.

How to create Custom Tabs in sfdc

Now we  are able to see Student tab in Tab Menu.