How to Customize Tabs (Navigation) in Lightning Experience


Learning new tricks is often daunting.

Switching from Salesforce Classic to the Lightning Experience is intimidating and overwhelming.


With the availability (and broader use) of the Lightning Experience in Salesforce, I am hoping to help streamline and simplify the learning curve for Salesforce Admins and new users.

In this article - I'll show you how to customize the "tabs" ("Navigation Menu") in Lightning Experience.

Go to Setup Gear > Setup Home


Search for Navigation Menus


Click New


Give Your New Navigation Menu A Name & Description


Press NEXT when done.

Choose Which Items to Display


Simply drag items from the left side - to the right, and sort them based on your own preferences. Press NEXT when done.

Select Which Profiles Should See This Navigation Menu


Simply drag your selections from the left to the right side of the screen. Press SAVE & FINISH when done.

Simply Refresh Your Browser - To See Your Changes!


Ta-da!

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About the author: David Giller

David Giller a Salesforce Trainer, Consultant, Blogger & Author. Although he started his professional career as an attorney, he entered the world of enterprise-scale IT management at NBCUniversal, and continued at GE Capital, where he was first introduced to Salesforce & became known as "The Salesforce Guru." David is now CEO of Brainiate. You can read more about David's bizarre career path here.

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