Salesforce: Pre populate form data in create screen

In Salesforce, the standard Account creation will go through the following link:

If you understand HTML, you can prepopulate some values into the existing form. This approach is extremely useful if you would like to create a custom button that links to a prepopulated form. This is how you can achieve it:

1) View HTML source behind the scene


For example: acc2 represents the Account Name and acc10represents Phone.  You can prepopulate the field by using the following URL:



Note: You may have different URL such This concept will work also for other objects.