Learn About the User Interface

Learning Objectives 

After completing this unit, you’ll be able to:

  • Describe the user interface customization options.
  • Demonstrate the capabilities of and use cases for custom buttons, links, and actions.
  • Determine the declarative options available for incorporating Lightning components in an application.
  • Describe the programmatic customizations available for incorporating custom Lightning components in an application.

Key Topics

This unit prepares you for the User Interface section of the Salesforce Platform App Builder exam, which makes up 17% of the overall exam. This section of the exam tests these topics. 

  • User interface customization options
  • Custom buttons, links, and actions
  • Record types
  • Lightning components

This unit provides a number of interactive, real-world, scenario-based questions that are a lot like the ones you’ll encounter as a Salesforce Platform App Builder. Looking at these scenarios helps prepare you to take the User Interface section of the Salesforce Platform App Builder exam. As you tackle the practice questions, you get immediate feedback on your answers, along with detailed information on why your answers are correct (or incorrect).

Download the Guide

Would you like a hard copy of this module’s content as a study aid? Download the Platform App Builder Certification Prep: Fundamentals and User Interface guide. (Each module in this trail includes a link to a printable version of the content that you can download.)

Exam Practice Questions

Ready to jump in? The sample tool below is not scored—it's just an easy way to quiz yourself. To use it, read the scenario, then click the answer you think is correct. Some questions may have more than one correct answer. Click Submit to learn whether the answer you chose is correct or incorrect, and why. If there’s a longer explanation, click Expand button to expand the window, then click anywhere in the window to close it. When you reach the end, you can review the answers or retake the questions.

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Question 1

Review Standard Lightning Page Components to describe Lightning component options that can be added declaratively to a Lightning Page.

Question 2

Study Lightning App Builder Considerations to refresh your knowledge on the Lightning UI customization.

Question 3

Learn where to add a custom component to a Lightning page layout by reviewing Custom Lightning Page Components.

Exam Topic Flashcards

The following flashcards cover custom buttons, links, and actions. Use these interactive flashcards to brush up on some of the key topics you'll find on this part of the exam.

Read the question or term on each card, then click or tap the card to reveal the correct answer. Click the right-facing arrow to move to the next card, and the left-facing arrow to return to the previous card.

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Flashcard 1

Refresh your knowledge on the two types of Quick Actions.

Flashcard 2

Review Lightning App Builder to learn about the three types of pages you can build with Lightning App Builder.

Flashcard 3

Study Limitations for Creating and Updating Record Types and Picklists to know what fields in the lead process are not available for record types.

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You’ve reviewed these sections. 

  • Salesforce Fundamentals
  • User Interface

Be sure to review the other Salesforce Platform App Builder Certification Prep badge. Good luck on your exam!

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