Limitation of Professional Edition in Salesforce

When client say’s he is using professional edition, Do you know Professional Edition

There are few features which are not available in the professional edition which needs to take care during Salesforce implementation:

No Account Assignment Rules
No Territory Management
No Sales Teams (aka Opportunity Teams)
Configuration / Security / Administration
No Joined Reports
No Bucket Fields
No Cross Filters (e.g. Accounts without Opportunities)
No Dynamic Dashboards
No Scheduled Dashboards (you can schedule a Report)
50 Custom Report Types vs. 200 in Enterprise Edition
See our post on Enterprise Analytics for more details on these features

250 emails sent in a single mass email blast vs. 500 in Enterprise Edition
Sales (Sales Cloud)

Limit of 20 Custom Fields on Activities vs. 100 in Enterprise Edition
Limit of 10 Custom Tabs vs. 25 in Enterprise Edition
Limit of 50 Custom Objects vs. 200 in Enterprise Edition
No Workflow / Approvals / Visual Workflow
No Person Accounts
No Ability to mass Grant Login Access to a System Administrator
No Data Export (Weekly Export Service to backup your Salesforce org)
Support (Service Cloud)
Limit of 20 Validation Rules per Object vs. 100 in Enterprise Edition

Limit of 100 Custom Fields per Object vs. 500 in Enterprise Edition

No Service Cloud Console
No Salesforce Knowledge (Note: Knowledge is available at an additional cost in Enterprise Edition, and included in Unlimited Edition)
No Live Agent (Note: Live Agent is available at an additional cost in Enterprise Edition, and included in Unlimited Edition)
Extending Salesforce / Community / Portals

No Partner or Customer Portal
No Websites (aka / Sites)
To use Chatter Plus (Chatter Only) licenses in Professional Edition, you’ll need to contact Salesforce support and have Profiles enabled
No Salesforce Communities (released Summer ’13)
Custom Development and Sandboxes

No Change Sets (which are needed to deploy custom code)
No API (thus no ability to use the Data Loader or build custom integrations)
No Partial Copy Sandbox
Limit of 10 Developer Sandboxes* (*Change Sets disabled) vs. 25 in Enterprise Edtion
Lightning Professional Edition Limits

5 Process Builder processes
2 Permissions Sets
2 Custom Profiles
3 Record Types
2 Page Layouts
10 Developer Sandboxes

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A detailed difference between the features available and variations of these features in each of the editions is available on

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