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Get item workflow state name

We would like to get workflow state name of the item. I tried to find on internet but did not get any relevant result. Could someone help me out ?
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How can I modify Sitecore Admin to display full name instead of username in the review tab workflow?

Sitecore 10 In the Content Tree when I click on an item being edited by another user, in the review tab, I see in the workflow section, "lkjsadf4f" has locked this item. This is because we ...
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How to read parameters from WorkflowPipelineArgs

The above action is configured with parameters. How can get the parameter value in WorkflowPipelineArgs? args.parameters returning the null value.
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How do we get list of items in a workflow using powershell script

I need to get list of items/pages and all its associated contents in a workflow using the powershell script. Is there any possibility to achieve the same?
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Do we have possible solutions for bulk approval of page in workflow [duplicate]

Do we have any possible solution in Sitecore to able to track and approve a page and all associated components in same workflow all at once rather than one item at a time, and keep track of it without ...
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workflow being ignored when publishing thru code

I am using SITECORE 9.3, I have a task that runs every day and publishes the website. The code for the task(helper function). The first problem i was having, it was ignoring the workflows. It was ...
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Items in Awaiting Approval status are publishing to web database

I am using sitecore 9.3. I have users that are submitting items through workflow. When the item reaches the Awaiting Approval status, it is being published to the WEB database. if i try manually ...
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Sitecore item loses the Workflow state, while editing in the Experience editor

In our production, in Experience editor, while the item is in the final workflow state, to add new changes the next step is to lock and edit, once I "lock and edit" it, I see it's losing the ...
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Create Reviewer / Publisher Role

How to create a reviewer or publisher role in Sitecore, who has access only to review specific items in the workflow and reject or accept to publish. this user is not allowed to change the item, he ...
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Component with workflow loads only once

In our project we have a home page and test home page. Both the pages have a component with two different data sources (based on same template- but content differs). Now the problem is when we make ...
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Custom Email action in workflow using Sitecore cloud email

We are using Sitecore email cloud as our smtp server, we are trying to send custom email notification during publishing workflow. We are using below code to send mail and set SMTP to be sitecore.smtp....
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Publish with Subitem functionality

I have a root item and subitems. When i publish the Item with Subitem option checked, the root item is published but the below items if in draft state are not published. For example: In the below ...
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Update Workflow of a Sitecore form Item

In sitecore I have created a Sitecore form in Sitecore FormBuilder and saved it as template. I have added default Workflow in Form Template standard value. I have published this Form saved as template ...
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Workflow in the Experience Editor - state does not refresh

Using Sitecore 9.3 - just implementing workflow. In the Experience Editor, workflow commands appear in the blue information bar. They are working, but after performing any of these command: Submit, ...
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JSS Workflow - How to default newly create items to Content Mode?

Sitecore 10.1, JSS 16 I am using a user with the sitecore/Author role that I have added access to "write" when items are in the "Content Mode" state. However when I create a new ...
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Data source workflow action in SXA

I am trying to use Assign a data source workflow action in SXA feature in SXA 10 so that when a page move in a workflow all data sources have a states updates as well and create new version on each ...
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Asynchronous Custom Workflow Action

We have a custom workflow action where the process method can sometimes take a significant amount of time. This causes the browser to hang and sometimes show a browser waiting message. I am looking ...
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How to disable content editing to users other than content owners and super admin in Sitecore workflow

We need to disable 'lock and edit' option for authors other than content owner who initiated the workflow. I able to achieve this by changing the below settings in Sitecore.config ...
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How does the SXA Datasource Workflow work?

In SXA 10 I can see a new way to use workflows on datasource items of a page. This is described here. If I assign the page template to a workflow and set it up as in the documentation, it does not ...
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Looking for sitecore WF comment pipeline

I am looking to see if there a way to pre-fill the fields in the comment template, just wondering if there is a pipeline to do this?
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Where are the Sitecore workflow comments stored?

I am looking for the Sitecore path where the WorkFlow comments are stored.
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Assign rights to create new version of an item if a user does not have write access

I have a basic approval workflow set up with three states (Draft, For Approval and Published), and two basic user types that can work on an item in this workflow (Author and Editor). An author can ...
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Can we disable the alert icon in Experience editor on Condition?

In Experience Editor we get the below alert bar where we can change the state and other workflow related changes, is there a way to disable it for some pages:
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Async send mail method in WorkFlows Sitecore 9

Im trying to send multiple email on item approved in sitecore workflows, but i think the workflows doesnt wait on the async method to complete, it's run through the send mail function and out of ...
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The workflows in workbox only appear in master database

I am using sitecore 9.3, i have created a database that is cloned from the web database and i need to check if an item can be assigned to workflow in this database and then upon approval it can be ...
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Make Sitecore Workflow comments mandatory

In Sitecore 9 Workflow, i wish to make the comments mandatory for some actions. While surfing i came across the below solution https://stackoverflow.com/questions/16895043/sitecore-workbox-make-...
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Lock and edit feature for all user including Admin

An Item if 'Lock and Edit' then creates a new version if not an admin. As a admin When I select lock from Experience Editor Ribbon and edit the Item which is published once and save then new version ...
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How can we hide the "publish all" button from the work-box?

Does Sitecore have out of the box option to hide the publish all button from the workbox? The reason I want to do is, there are a few incidents of clicking publish all by mistake. I want to keep ...
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The item name "__Standard Values" is already definied on this level

I had to change some permissions around so that some users would be able to modify templates. All users should have at least read access to all templates. I just tried to move my item through the ...
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How to order Descending to workflow history via programatically in sitecore

How can I sort the workflow history on time? I got the workflow and workflow history programmatically, but I cannot order by date descending? Get Workflow and History: Sitecore.Workflows....
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How to get Command name for current workflow

I have created a sample workflow. In this workflow I have multiple states like Draft, Awaiting approval and Done. Each and every state have a command like submit, approve or reject. I got my current ...
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User accidentally 'Approved All' in workflow - need to revert or see approved items

One of our CMS users accidentally clicked the "Approve all" option. What's the fastest way of either reverting this or grabbing a list of all items that were approved? We're on 8.1 (160519).
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Approver role doesn't see the workflow actions

I have created a workflow and two roles - author & approver. Also assigned permissions for the respective workflow states to each role. There are 4 Workflow states: Draft |_Submit Awaiting ...
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Adding a new folder/item does not appear in target DB when published via workflow

Added a new folder and item in it with WorkFlow and published it via workflow, but it doesn't appear in the next level db. Any thoughts Master db: Preview db: missing the test folder and content
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Get list of Sitecore items updated by Specific User

My project is running on Sitecore 9, before 10 days I deployed changes on production environment after that content editor started updating content on production, we have created new user and that ...
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How does Sitecore Experience Editor deal with component items on a page when a new version of a page is created?

I've come across an instance where a client was using the Experience Editor to create a new version of a landing page and the components on the page did not increment the version number. Is this ...
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Workflow is being assigned to datasource items that don't have an initial workflow assigned

I have added some SXA components to the page (say I have added a linklist SXA component to the Home item). I have also added the workflow to different Sitecore items (Home item is assigned a workflow ...
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Items Submitted Through Workflow In Awaiting Approval Status Are Publishing To Both Preview And Web

I have a really strange problem. I have a Sitecore 8.2 site that has preview and web publishing targets. I expect that when a user Submits an item through Workflow, when it is in Awaiting Approval ...
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How do I force authors to check-in the changes in workflow

Few authors don't check-in the changes they submit directly which locks the item and the approved couldn't approve since the item is locked, is there an OOTB way to handle it?
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Sitecore workflow approve related items

I am using a very simple workflow with get approval and waiting for approval and approved My problem is, that we have some large releases of content and sometimes some content is not allowed to get ...
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How to add Workflows->Submit button to Experience Editor Ribbon

I have a requirement to add the workflow submit button to the Experience Editor same as it appears in Content Editor. I am aware that Sitecore displays Submit as a link in the message notification ...
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Workflow is not getting assigned for items

I'm creating a template and assigning a workflow to that template. But the items which are created from that template are not having the workflow value. $template = New-Item -Path "/sitecore/...
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Workbox visibility for locked items

We have a few workflow states in our 8.2 instance, including Draft, then Awaiting Content Admin Approval, then Awaiting PAO Approval. Once it's submitted by a contributor level user to the Awaiting ...
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Content authors to see their own items only in workbox, not from other authors

Is there a way to implement the workflow and user roles for Content authors to see their own items only in workbox not from other authors.
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How to define a new user role that can create and approve their OWN content only?

I have a requirement like a user should create and approve their OWN content only and it should not accessible that created/updated Sitecore items to other users. Ex: user1 has created a test1 page ...
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Sitecore workbox compare is not showing shared fields on comparing two version

I have workflow enabled on Sitecore. When I edit any item and send it to a reviewer, the reviewer is not able to see the shared fields in the compare tab, so any changes made in a shared field, ...
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Adding workflow for item deletion

I am using Sitecore 9.1.1. I need to know if I can set up a workflow that activates when a Sitecore item is "Deleted" from the content editor, so that the item does not actually get deleted until the ...
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Unpublish workflow command disabled in Published (final state) in CE

We are using Sitecore 9.0.2 along with SXA 1.7.1 We have a workflow in place with these states: 1. Draft (initial state) 2. Approver Approval 3. Publisher Approval (it has Approve and Reject ...
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Disable Sitecore publish item workflow

I had implemented Sitecore workflow (Draft - Awaiting approval - Publish) around 1 year back for a customer but now the customer wants it to be disabled. Is it possible to disable workflow now? If ...
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When validating an item in a workflow action, null reference error?

So, I have an item with a couple of fields that have required validation rules. I've added a validation action when executing a workflow action (submitting to admin for approval). When I do this a ...
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