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Sitecore Email Cloud compared to the custom SMTP

While doing email action for workflow on Sitecore 9 PaaS. I came around terms like Custom SMTP and Sitecore email cloud. I need some inputs around Custom SMTP . I understand it is same what we do ...
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Experience Editor always asks to save after adding workflow comments

When I add comment to the workflow transitioning from one state to another. Experience editor always asks to save the page as shown below: Is there a way not to show this pop-up? Or Can this be ...
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removing historical data from workflow history

When viewing the workbox for a client install i can see a lot of workflow activity stretching back years. This is not needed now and was wondering whether there is a way to delete all workflow ...
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Experience Editor Ignores Workflows

I recently followed this great tutorial to implement workflows on our site: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hFDUgiQCTmU&list=PLfRWjEN_vCUZqAk8ks5j36yM-BCWup-SZ&index=1 Everything is set up ...
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Edit after workflow approved

I just watched a tutorial on how to set up Workflows here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hFDUgiQCTmU&list=PLfRWjEN_vCUZqAk8ks5j36yM-BCWup-SZ&index=1#t=35m58s I followed this tutorial ...
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Automatic unlock item upon save

On Sitecore v8.2 If workflow is used, items need to be locked to be edited and explicitly unlocked by the content author when they are done. To automatically unlock the items upon save, we can change ...
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Programmatically Execute Workflow Action of an item from a URL

I am trying to execute a Workflow Action "Approve" or "Reject" from a URL to an ID, is my approach correct? I need help finishing it, how do I run this code from a URL and how do run it on any ID, I ...
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How to invoke Workflow on the particular item using Sitecore API?

We have the list of items in the Sitecore tree and all the items will be in a workflow. we are updating these items programmatically and based on some condition, we have to assign the state of the ...
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How to configure the level of Deep in Sitecore Workflow?

Is there any way to configure the level of Deep publish in the Auto Publish workflow command? Currently Its support the Boolean value: true or false(using value deep=1 or deep=0) to check whether the ...
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How to Run the workflow programmatically and see the draft items in Workbox

I want to replicate the scenario workflow scenario programatically. I have simple workflow with 2 state Draft and Published (or Approved). User with right permission can edit, save and even submit the ...
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Workflow without lock and edit option

Is it possible to have workflow without lock and edit option. Also the item version should increment only it had reached the final workflow state.
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Setting up a QA publishing target

I've read this guide on publishing to a preview publishing target but still can't get my head around a few things. I want to have a separate Sitecore instance called QA which shows preview content ...
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Worfklow's editor user cannot edit content items

I have created a custom workflow with four steps and created three roles to access the website, editor, reviewer and publisher. I gave every user the proper role and needed permissions, however the ...
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Get the email address of an item's creating user in code

The project I am currently working on requires that content created by members of a content authoring team is approved by a review team in order to publish - this is achieved by a workflow. I have a ...
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Getting workflow comments during item saved event handling

Classic use case. We have "Authors" and "Approvers" roles in our setup. When an item has transitioned from Draft to Review state, we're sending an email notification to a list of "Approvers" to ...
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Pending workflow Approvals Items List

In a scenario, using DXF 100’s of products get added/updated to the content tree, added on the workflow, approval process. As a Content Authors what are the options I have to get list of pending ...
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How to prevent publish item using validation rule?

I can publish an item with a blank field that have validation rule where required. How can I use workflow to prevent publish item with a blank field?
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Updating Workflow for all the Items in Sitecore Instance

I would like to update a workflow (any Standard Field) for all existing items. new items. What is the best way to do this? Can I use Sitecore Rocks or Sitecore Powershell Extensions? Any other ...
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Custom workflow security settings

We have a custom workflow implemented in one of the projects. Content admins could edit all contents and publish them while 'restricted' publishing users could edit all content and submit it for ...
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Sitecore Powershell Workflow Actions Not Executing

I have been working to get a Powershell script to execute through a workflow action in Sitecore and I'm running into an issue. Previously I was able to insert a new Powershell action from the provided ...
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Disable sitecore workflow command

For example I have three states A,B and C in a workflow.(Sitecore 8.0) "A" have command "Send Item". "B" have command "Item Sent". "C" is the final State. When I assign the workflow to an item ...
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Approve child items if parent item approved in Sitecore workflow

How to approve child items automatically if parent item is approved by reviewer in Sitecore Workflow?
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Why was WorkflowPipelineArgs Comments changed to CommentFields in Sitecore 8?

Previously we used string WorkflowPipelineArgs.Comments which seems got obsolete now and suggests to use StringDictionary WorkflowPipelineArgs.CommentFields. By using Reflector tool I found that to ...
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the selected version will not be visible on the Web site because it has been replaced by an older version

We have a 2 step workflow i.e draft and final. We notice the warning message below on any item when trying to edit If you publish now, the selected version will not be visible on the Web site ...
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How to enable auto versioning on review-edit button?

I've created a custom workflow .As per workflow when it is in final state, the workflow will not kick off unless user create a new version and clicks on edit. Question: Is there a way to enable auto ...
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How to get workflow comments?

We have items which are associated with worfklow. This workflow has different states like draft, reviewed, approved. Whenever it is moved to next state, we enter the comments. We need to get all these ...
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Need to create Workflow Approver Role without write access right

We need to create workflow Approver Role without write access right. We are trying to setup the roles for workflow. This has four states. Designer State - First or draft State Reviewer State ...
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Lock and Edit - Object reference not set to an instance of an object

When I click on "Lock and Edit" I am getting the following error: Object reference not set to an instance of an object. [NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to an instance of an object.]...
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workflowState.Security.GetAccessRules() returns a Security Role that shouldn't exist

I have code that gets the AccessRules for a workflow state. My local dev environment has a role called "sitecore\ABC Admin" this role only exists on my local environment. We have our workflow items in ...
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Missing Check In button name and icon in Review Tab (Sitecore 8.2)

In the Content Editor, on the Review tab, in the Workflow group. The Check In button name and icon is not showing, but the button itself is clickable and appends description.
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How to use workflow to control which targets an item is publishable to

Is it possible to use workflow to control which publishing targets an item can be published to? I guess you could write a custom workflow action which would programmatically alter the publish targets, ...
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Workflow Routing Possibilities

A new requirement came up that an item of a certain template should be automatically approved and a different email should be sent out IF the item has previous versions that have been approved in the ...
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Sitecore Mixed Content error for workflow

I am running into issue while using worflow in the site over HTTPS. When Item is either approved or rejected basically page refreshes and in the console i get error like Mixed Content: The page at ...
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How can I disable Workflow email notifications completely on the CMS?

Is there any way I can disable Workflow email notifications completely, from within the CMS itself? As in; without say disabling SMTP settings.
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How to show custom message while submitting workflow comment window?

I have created a custom comment template with two field - Comments and Author Name. I marked both the fields validation as Required. I applied this custom comment template to my workflow and this ...
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How to apply Site specific workflow in Sitecore?

I have problem at hand for which I'm confused about what is the best practice for going after it. I have thought to intercept item creation process in Sitecore and read the site node properties. This ...
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Bulk workflow approval

A content editor is on the experience editor, they have previewed the page, they are happy with the page, they want it to approve the version of the page they are previewing, so it is ready to go live ...
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Workflow of shared / language-independent fields

Sitecore workflow will only apply to versioned fields, since it works by preventing publishing of unapproved item versions. However what if I have a language-independent field (such as an image, ...
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Sitecore - Digizuite workflow coordination

How does one tie in Digizuite workflow into a Sitecore workflow to approve content assets along with related digital management assets? I've been able to create an approval workflow in Digizuite but ...
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Workflow not being applied [closed]

According to Sitecore's official documentation in order to set a workflow for items created from a template one have to set Default Workflow in the template's standard values. Well I did just that ...