Ten useful features of XrmToolBox for Microsoft Dynamics 365/CRM

January 18 2019

XrmToolBox can be used to simplify many tasks. With so many tools now listed, a newcomer may wonder what others are using it for to maximum benefit. 

XrmToolBox is a Windows application that connects to Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement and Dynamics CRM, providing tools to ease customization and configuration tasks. It is shipped with more than 30 plugins to make administration, customization, and configuration tasks easier and less time consuming.

In this article we will explore ten of our favorite XRMToolBox tools, exploring what they do and why they are so useful.

How is it used?

Documentation is available through the wiki of XrmToolBox Github's repository. All the information regarding the prerequisites, connection, tools description, how to use is mentioned in the documentation.

Ten useful tools of XrmToolBox

1) Web Resource Manager

Web Resource Manager helps to manage your web resources easily. This tool has saved hours of time for creating, updating and managing the web resources of Dynamics 365/CRM. This is a must have for all developers.

2) Ribbon Workbench

The Ribbon Workbench tool helps to edit the Dynamics CRM ribbon or command bar from inside the XrmToolbox.

By installing the Ribbon Workbench you'll quickly be performing customizations that were previously only possible by time consuming and error-prone manual editing of RibbonDiff Xml.

About Krishna Bhanushali

Krishna Bhanushali is a Software Developer who has an interest in Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement and works in the relevant department in CloudFronts Technologies. Krishna has spent more than 4 years in Customer Engagement module while working on 100s of live projects in CloudFronts Technologies.

CloudFronts is a Microsoft Certified Gold Partner which offers complete Dynamics 365 (CRM, Operations and Financials) implementations, Power BI Analytics, Office 365 and Azure Infrastructure services. The team has deep expertise in delivering and supporting the customers through all aspects of their implementation from strategic technology consulting and roadmap, requirements assessments, project implementation, training, migration to post go live managed services and support. CloudFronts’ commenced its operations in the year 2012 to empower organizations around the world, do more with technology.

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