(This guide was first published in January 2019. It has now been updated based on the Exam Guide as of Salesforce Winter ’20 Release)
Salesforce Certified Administrator is one of the basic exams that you need to pass in order to qualify for other Salesforce Certifications. This exam is usually the starting point for all aspirants looking to build a career in Salesforce. The content of the exam has been designed in a way that this is going to cover the basics and fundamentals of the Salesforce technology and platform. Take my word – there isn’t a better way to get started with learning Salesforce than preparing for and taking this exam.
This study guide will give you a comprehensive list of resources to help you prepare for the exam. This includes links to Trailhead modules, help articles, implementation guides, videos, white-papers, PDFs and everything else that we think is going to be helpful. Rather than spending tons of time and effort in sifting through the information on the Internet, follow the resources listed in the guide and you should be more than prepared to take the exam.
The exam guide (available at URL https://trailhead.salesforce.com/credentials/administrator) is divided into different topics and sections and to make things easier this guide has also been organized as per topics and sections and mentioned in the exam guide.
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(If you find this study guide helpful, we now have study guide for five Salesforce certification exams – Admin, Advanced Admin, App Builder, Sales Cloud & Service Cloud. Please navigate to URL http://www.asagarwal.com/how-to-guides-on-salesforce/ to access these guides)