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Alfresco 3 Web Content Management by Vinita Choudhary, Pallika Majmudar, Amita Bhandari, Munwar Shariff

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Creating a custom WCM Workflow for a group

You can define and deploy your own task-oriented workflows in the Alfresco repository. However, you need to follow a particular format to define your workflow and a particular process to deploy it in Alfresco. Workflows can be deployed manually (which requires a restart of the server) and dynamically (without starting the server). For now we will deploy the workflow manually. These customizations are typically deployed via the alfresco/extension folder and require the Alfresco server to be restarted to take effect. In the later examples, we will deploy using the dynamic approach.

As an example, we will configure one workflow. The use case scenario is as follows.

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