Chapter 3. Custom Designer workflows

This chapter covers

  • Comparing different types of SharePoint Designer workflows
  • Building blocks of SharePoint Designer workflows
  • Implementing and testing your first SharePoint Designer workflow

SharePoint Designer (SPD) is a powerful tool you can use to help extend the out-of-the-box features in SharePoint. You may want to use SPD for unique business needs such as implementing a custom look and feel with your company’s logos, colors, and fonts on your SharePoint sites. Branding is a common use for SPD and it performs many other functions such as building custom web parts, modifying page layouts and, you guessed it, building custom workflows.

SPD has a strong capacity to build custom workflows that can ...

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