O'Reilly logo

Microsoft® SharePoint® Designer 2010 Unleashed by Kathy Hughes

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Creating Site Workflows

Site workflows enable you to have an instance of a workflow not directly attached to a list, library, or content type. Previously you created a list to capture some data on initiation and did not use the list again. Now, using a simple initiation form, you can capture all the data required to process the workflow. As there is no list or library for your workflow to retrieve data from, you must have an initiation form to capture the parameters used in the workflow.

In this example you are going to create an access request form that internal users complete when requesting access to a SharePoint site for their customers. The form captures the requester’s name and the details of the customer, including the email address. ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required