Here’s our tip of the week for recognising the Salesforce ID in both Lightning Experience and Classic views.
You probably already know you can determine the ID of a record based on the URL when in Classic (a very cool trick when you want to navigate quickly). This is what a typical URL looks like in classic view (the bolded part is the ID):
For those who have just switched to Lightning view (Winter18) here’s how you can use the same technique in Lightning. You may have noticed that the URL looks a bit different in our new Lightning view (vs Classic) – if you look at the example below you can see the ID is still embedded between the final two “/”: