An overview of Salesforce's data types useful facts and tips & tricks.

Using our Salesforce integration it is possible to display:

  • Any object

Useful facts about Salesforce:

Update Frequency:
Every 1 min (or custom)

Supports Custom Fields?

Tips and Tricks:

How to show account name on an opportunity:

If you want to see the account name together with your opportunity in Plecto, the easiest way is to add a formula field on the opportunity in Salesforce.
Here's how you do it:


  • 'Setup' > 'Customize' > 'Customise your Opportunities tab' > 'Add a custom field to opportunities'
  • Scroll down and click 'New'



  • 'Setup' > 'Objects' > 'Add a custom field'


Classic & Lightning:

  • Select 'Formula' as field type and click 'Next'
  • Write Account Name in 'Field Label' and Account_Name in 'Field Name'. Select 'Text' as return type. Click 'Next'
  • Using the advanced formula editor, click 'Insert field' and select 'Opportunity >' then 'Account >' and finally 'Account Name'. Click 'Insert'. Scroll to the bottom right and click 'Next'
  • Leave the default option of 'Visible' on all profiles checked. Click 'Next' again.
  • Unselect 'Add field' for every layout in the list and click 'Save'.