Working With Workflows in SharePoint 2013


In regard to working with workflows, you need to firstly get familiar with workflow design interface. Once you open a SharePoint site using SharePoint Designer 2013, click Workflows showing in the Site Objects section of left navigation.

You will see that the contextual ribbon shows different options for creating totally new workflows, making edits to workflow properties, as well as managing workflows.


Let’s take a look at the different options available –


This button allows creating new workflows according to your requirement.



You can select an existing workflow from the available list of workflows, and then use this button for accessing the workflow settings, editing the workflow, or delete it simply.



It enables you to effectively manage workflows as well as their associations. This button is related to how workflows are associated with different lists and content types. With the help of the options available in this section, you can take action on workflow as a whole.

Manage button includes options like Save as Template, Copy & Modify, Import from Visio, Export to Visio besides others.

We hope you get to acquire a better idea about the options available with Workflows in SharePoint 2013 through this tutorial.


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