Add The Workflow In a SharePoint Hosted App

Follow the below listed steps, to add a workflow:

Step 1: Open your project in Visual Studio.

project

Step 2: Right click on your project and click on “Add”, as shown in the below picture.

Add

Step 3: Then, click on “New Item” in the window, to select the “workflow” template.

New Item

Step 4: On pop up, select the workflow, as show in below image:

workflow

Step 5: Now, provide the name of the workflow as per your choice and click on Add button.

workflow

Step 6: Select the type of your workflow and then, click next, to proceed.

workflow

Step 7: Now, provide the list name, if you want to add your app  to the web workflow. Otherwise,  uncheck the check box, so that you can map the host web list and click Next.

next

Step 8: Then, select the option of how you want the workflow to start and finally,  click on Finish, to create a workflow.

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App workflow will be created successfully, as show in the below image:

App workflow

Then, you can add the activity from the toolbox. Without any coding, we can achieve the workflow process in SharePoint online.

coding

Summary

In this article, we have explored how to add a workflow in a SharePoint hosted app, using Visual Studio. I hope this article is useful to the SharePoint beginners.

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