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Jane Marchand 2Jane Marchand 2 

Possible to expose Salesforce data using Sites but not Customer Community?

I'd like to expose some customer data to customers but do not have the budget to purchase customer community
I want customers to be able to log into what looks like our website and see some info from records of custom objects and standard objects such as Account, Contact, Quote and Asset.
Is it possible to get around this using sites and coding?
How much work is involved
Best Answer chosen by Jane Marchand 2
SlashApex (Luis Luciani)SlashApex (Luis Luciani)
Hi Jane,

Yes, it is possible to expose data in sites. I believe that adding authentication would break Salesforce policies, unless you are doing the authentication outside of Salesforce. There are several security considerations to take into account, since the users viewing the data will not be authenticated, so then you would have to build all the security yourself based on a custom way to determine who they are and what they should be able to see.

A considerable amount of work will go into the security aspect.

Good Luck!