Questions tagged [workflows]

The process of moderating content for publication in Drupal according a set of business rules is a workflow.

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Generate one-time-use custom links for emails and interact with them to accomplish tasks

Is there a module that would auto-generate custom unique one-time-use URLs that timeout after a set time, and can be used to accomplish tasks and progress workflows in Drupal 7? Use Case 1 User ...
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Workflow - sms/email notifications

Is there a way to set up sms/email notifications to be sent out to site users responsible for each workflow stage? Also, is there a way of automatically "assigning" a node to the correct resource for ...
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Workflow - Accepting/rejecting individual changes

Is there a way to accept/reject individual changes in the workflow process? If so, how and/or what modules are the best to do this?
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Workbench sections - notify users in a section on state change

I want to, for example, use rules to notify all users in a particular section that an item of content in their section is 'awaiting moderation'. Is there a way in Rules to get access to a node's ...
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Workflow edit but not publish

I am using workflow module to manage article moderation. I have created different state for that and for each state, I have set permissions using workflow content access. Now, when an article is ...
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Workbench access - how to limit which which menus user can add to

I have a workbench workflow system that's setup using a taxonomy to manage the sections. Is it possible to restrict which menu items a node can be added to, depending on a user's section. Even ...
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Hide Workflow Tab For Given State

I am developing moderation workflow using Workflow modeule. I have created different states for that. And using rules module I am putting node into one of the state based on certain event. It is ...
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Attaching workflow to node using rule

Is there anyway I can set workflow dynamically using rule. Basically I need to setup workflow for given article only when someone flagged that article. So can I setup some kind of rule that when an ...
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Overlay inconsistency with tabs

I just enabled and configureda workflow module. The edit, outline and revisions tabs display in an overlay state whereas the workflow goes out of the overlay and to the site, if that makes sense. Why ...
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Rules Workflow: Data selector is invalid

A website that has a workflow system based on Rules, as detailed here Some of the rules use the condition 'User has role(s)', and all these rules now show the following error: Error: Data selector ...
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Sending email notifications to all editors the content's editorial section on content state change

I am using Using Workbench for content moderation and Workbench Access for access control. Is it possible to use the rules integration to send an email to all of those users who are in a content node'...
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Adding workflow to files

I'm working on a site that should let users to publish files (images), but I would to add a kind of workflow for these files. Is there a way? I was thinking to use private/public files, in this way: ...
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Set Taxonomy Description via Rules

Question: How can I access a taxonomy's description in the "Rules" module? When I create a new taxonomy entity I can only set the name of the term, I'd like to also add the term's description. Goal (...
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Content status, view different fields, different roles

I want to know if there are any modules for the following situation: User X of role A creates a case (special node type). If user Y logs on (of role B). He sees a case has been submit. He then can ...
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Simplest way to let writers edit Views headers/titles without Views UI access?

What's the simplest* way to enable non-technical writers, editors etc to edit the text in Views headers, titles, footers etc, without needing to enable Views UI on a production site, train these non-...
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dev-test-prod staging workflow for drupal with transport of database changes

Hi I am looking for a best practice staging workflow for a four level staging environement for drupal: dev->test->pre-prod->prod I found this quite informative thread already Applying Updates to ...
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Server side Drupal install as git local repo

I have a Drupal install on a shared server and would like to do some version control on it, namely git. I'm a beginner at Drupal and only just starting with git so I've become a bit overwhelmed with ...
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Changing workflow status programmatically in Drupal 7?

It appears that though Drupal 6 offered workflow_transition(), that function is not available for Drupal 7. Is there an equivalent? If not, what else are we supposed to use?
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How can I put a time-delayed lock on a node?

I'm using Drupal 7, and would like to add a time-delayed lock to a specific node type: when a node of that type is created, the creator of the node has fifteen minutes to edit that node. The node then ...
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Workflow, Multistep, and “Save” vs. “Done”

I have a Multistep node submission form with a couple of behaviors: The user can save it, leave, come back, and edit it further. Paging between the steps as well as clicking "save" produces this ...
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Rules: how to email “last edited by” user

I am using Rules for a node publishing workflow. When a node is in "needs review" status and an admin either rejects or publishes the draft, I'd like to notify the user who created the draft (i.e. not ...
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Change article Status based on Workflow module

I have Workflow set up properly. But when an article is created, it is set to Published automatically. It doesn't appear to the public though, unless the Workflow status is set to Live. Is there a ...
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Workbench moderation allowing a role to unpublish content?

I'm using Workbench Moderation on a new D7 site build. All is great in terms of workflow and I think I have the permissions near perfect, but I can't for the life of me seem to grant my 'content ...
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How to use current Workflow state as a Panels selection rule

How can I use a nodes current Workflow state as a selection rule in the Panels Page Manager UI? It does not seem to be available under "Selection rules."
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Workflow / Views: Specific state date

I need a column (field) in a view where you can see the date of a specific state (Workflow state). For example: A content type news has three workflow states: new, reviewed, published. Now I need a ...
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Role based content publishing

Content created by Role A should not be published and only moderator should be able to publish it. Content created by A should publish automatically. How can this be accomplished in Drupal? Cheers
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Assign the node to a user

I'm using Drupal 7 and workflow module for Article content type. There are two roles author, editor. There can be as many number of authors as how many we want, but there are only four editors. ...
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LDAP + Workbench or LDAP + OG

I have come to an impasse in the development. MY GOAL: Setup department pages on the site, giving editing access to specific LDAP roles Creating workflow for the data(draft,review,publish). ...
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What is the difference between the Workbench and Workflow modules?

I use the Revisioning module to manage revisions of nodes on my Drupal 7 site. I had been updating the site by myself, so Revisioning was sufficient; now, however, I will be adding some content ...
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Change workflow default state with hook_form_alter()

How can I programmatically access and alter the Workflow module settings with hook_form_alter() on a node edit form? I can see the Workflow] module settings in its own field-set on the node edit form,...
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Create a new revisions only at the time of specific state transition

I am using Revisioning and Workflow module along with Drupal 6 to create new states of the node and revisions.Currently if I select 'New revision in draft, pending moderation (requires "Create new ...
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What are the best practices to manage site mirrors with Drupal?

I have gone through the reading of this Backing up and migrating a site from which i know basically there are two parts to backup - keeping the Drupal folder and the dump of MySql. I am not really ...
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Custom field permissions based on workflow or rule/action

Is there a way to trigger permissions to specific fields in a content type based on a workflow or rule/action? For example, for a content type called 'article': field 1 is writable, field2 is ...
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Looking for a workflow module that can control content access

I have a content type called "article". It needs to go through some workflow states when people try to submit a new article: submitted -> review 1 -> review 2 -> published. During each workflow ...
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Drupal cross server workflow

I have my test server installed locally with MAMP and so far everything is going fine but one concern I am having is how will I deploy my server remotely once I want to have a live server. Is there ...
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How can I require multi-user approval for a node? [closed]

I have a created a "Team" node type, and I'd like a single user to "invite" people onto the team, but require each team member's approval. I currently have workflow states of "Approved" and "...
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Hide or show fields based on whether the node is published

I'm looking to show and hide form fields based on the current progress of a node using contributed modules like Workflow, Maestro or rules. For example, I would like to show certain fields if a ...
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Workflow and Organic Groups. How can you email the next state changer when content is posted?

I would like to notify someone with editor permissions that a user has posted content in the workflow. I found a token for the current state updating user ([workflow-current-state-updating-user-mail]]...
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Setting up a staging server workflow (for a relative beginner)

I'm working on a Drupal 6 project and would like to set up a simple staging/live server workflow. I know Drupal pretty well, including the Features module, and am relatively familiar with Git; as for ...
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How should I set up revisions for this content model?

I need to manage a library of government policy documents (PDF/DOCs and metadata) such that, for a given document, a user can change any of its fields (including attached files and the title) over ...
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Only create taxonomy terms on node approval?

Right now nodes on my site are unpublished by default because I want to manually approve user submitted content. How can I make it so that user submitted taxonomy terms are not created until I ...
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What is the hook to alter workflow access permissions?

In the Workflow module, How can I programmatically change permissions? In addition to roles I want to check against a proflie value to allow or not allow users see or edit a node in a specific ...
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I need a Drupal workflow solution where I can edit live/published nodes and save without the edits going live until commited

I need a module or method that can allow a PUBLISHED node to be edited in the admin and saved without the changes being made live until it is committed. Site Example: http://bit.ly/p70f7E 1. User ...
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Module for content publication workflow

I am looking for a Drupal 7 module to manage a content publication workflow for different roles. When a user with a certain role creates a content node, it needs to be validated by another user within ...
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Real-time workflow scheduled transitions?

I have a simple workflow and am trying to figure out a way to get workflow scheduler to make node state changes in real time, at their scheduled time. I set the state change on a node to occur at 09:...
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Admin's node set to published by default?

I currently have nodes set to unpublished by default because I want to approve user submitted content before publishing it live. However, admins should have their nodes published by default. How can I ...
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improve workflow for multi-lingual site

My client is having a terrible time managing multi-lingual content in drupal 7. I'm using the internationalization module and drupal 7's default capabilities in managing multiple languages. Here's ...
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Create rule to e-mail only someone who has combined roles

This is for a Drupal 6 install. In rules there is an IF statement available of "If user has roles" and this can be set to be either an "and" statement or an "or" statement. Within DO is an option ...
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How can I display a block only when a node meets a particular condition?

I have a block that allows a site visitor to query an external calendar, but it will only work for certain nodes. How can I set it up so that I can i) indicate whether or not a node has calendar data ...
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How do I add a field to a view that shows the user that published the node?

I am using Drupal 6.22 and the module Revisioning to create an approval process for the creation of new nodes. An "Author" user role can create the initial draft of the content and the "Moderator" ...