The Salesforce Spring ’23 Release Notes are now live with hundreds of new features. Sounds overwhelming, right? This two-part guide of his is a compilation of 630 pages and the most notable updates.
Part 1 explores commerce and content management features, specifically new Lighting web runtime templates and enhancements to Salesforce Payments and CMS. Overall, this release offers a more user-friendly interface that simplifies the platform without sacrificing performance.
Plus, it delivers more AI capabilities to help you and your team work smarter and have more meaningful conversations with your customers. Finally, Salesforce makes it easy to integrate external data sources inflow. Simplifying the use of inflow makes your business run more seamlessly and improves the customer experience.
Build Sites Faster and Cheaper with Lightning Web Runtime (LWR)
For B2B businesses, the new Lightning Web Runtime (LWR) commerce solution lets web developers build sites cheaply and quickly. The improved features help your business perform better by reducing slow run times and providing a more personalized experience.
The LWR template for B2B stores breaks down large components into smaller ones so you can easily customize your storefront. For example, you can now split your commerce header into logo, navigation, search, cart functionality, and more. This makes your site look better while maintaining the user-friendly experience your customers have come to expect.
The new framework also improves execution speed and performance. The LWR checkout process is now highly configurable and faster for users. Previously, the checkout process used flows. Salesforce Commerce now offers a fully configurable checkout for B2B businesses powered by LWR components.
Salesforce Payments just got more seamless
Fast payment processing is a key factor for modern e-commerce businesses. Salesforce made the process more seamless and required less backend coding with its new payments framework. Instead, more configurations are less technical and more user-friendly.
Additionally, the new framework allows seamless integration with third-party payment providers for a more functional and secure checkout. For customers, the new click-and-go functionality simplifies the checkout process.
Approve, view, and restore added to Salesforce CMS
Upgrading to Salesforce CMS improves work processes, including:
Consultants and contributors can now create, edit, and view content in their own workspaces. Once completed, other users can approve it or request changes. This feature allows you to further operationalize content production and accelerate publishing.
Viewing and restoring content by version
Salesforce is catching up with WordPress by giving you the ability to view all previous editions of your content, see who published it, track changes, and revert to older versions if needed.
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