Visualforce Development Tips: Development Mode Footer

This feature can make your Visualforce development easier by providing a view to look at the actual page and the code at the same time. Before this, the developer need to refresh the page whenever a change is made to the Visualforce page or the Apex Controller.


Below are the steps to activate the Development mode footer in your account:


Step 1

  • Click on your name -> Select Setup -> Click on the My Personal Information on the left panel -> Select Personal Information


Step 2

  • Click Edit button first -> Check the Development Mode and  Show View State in Development Mode check boxes
  • Click Save 


Once you have done. Please refresh your browser and you will be able to the different like figure below.


Once you have activated this feature, you will be able to view the change directly by clicking the save button () and the latest change will display.