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Kentico CMS 5 Website Development by Thom Robbins

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Time for action—configuring workflow

The Kentico CMS workflow process is designed as a state machine. This means that workflows are event driven. A workflow contains three or more states, with only one state active at any given time. Based on an event, a transition is made to another state. Once a transition is made to the final state, the workflow is completed. Within each workflow step, members of authorized roles are allowed to modify, approve, or reject a document.

Now, let's configure a workflow for the News folder.

  1. In CMS Site Manager, select the Development tab, select Workflows, and click New workflow, as shown in the following screenshot:
  2. For the New workflow, enter the Display Name as Approval and Code Name as Approval, as shown in the ...

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