The ability to approve or reject a task in SharePoint via an email is known as Lazy Approval.
I was asked to incorporate Lazy Approval as part of our Travel Request solution after a task has been assigned to a Trip Approver. A Trip Approver is a person selected when completing a request to go on a trip. Lazy Approval also allows the approver to approve on any device.
In creating a Lazy Approval, I used the following applications; SharePoint Designer, installed locally on my…Continue
I was asked to create a workflow for a document library. This is sometimes known as a Document Management System (DMS). The document library has metadata fields. This means that there will be a second popup window after the file upload “Add a document” window. The workflow “Start workflow automatically when an item is created” and “Start workflow automatically when an item is changed”. The workflow has five stages. There are two types of users, an Owner and an Approver.
In this blog post I want to continue one of my previous articles Dynamic text and HTML templates using workflows for SharePoint 2013 or Office 365. Just in a few words to remind that in last article we have created a workflow that collects data from one list and makes two types of reports: individual and summary. These reports are delivered to user and administrator by…Continue
Added by Roman Rylov on May 21, 2015 at 14:55 — No Comments
If you ever need to send email from a custom SharePoint application, you probably want to utilize the capabilities already provided by SharePoint. By doing this, you keep your email settings consistent and easy to manage.
First you will need to be sure that outgoing mail settings are configured for SharePoint. After that you…