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Automate any business process with SharePoint Designer, using 270+ pack of custom actions
Use a wide range of SharePoint Workflow Activities to automate any business process quickly and easily. Increase the processes efficiency in your company, using custom activities set. No additional extra skills are needed other than the familiar SharePoint Designer demands. Now, you will have more time to focus on what matter.
SharePoint 2013 and 2010 backward compatibility
Every SharePoint 2010 workflow continues to work as they did previously if you upgrade to SharePoint 2013. SharePoint Workflow Activities Extensions Kit supports backward compatibility, so the migration from an older version of SharePoint is not an issue!
Request a missing activity
If you need a specific SharePoint activity, and you did not find it in the Virto SharePoint Workflow Activities Extensions set, you can send your request and we will fulfill it within 3 Business Days.
How Virto SharePoint Workflows work?
VirtoSoftware expands the range of SharePoint workflow activities with custom workflow activities set for SharePoint Designer. With SharePoint Workflow 2016, 2013, and 2010 Activities Extensions Kit by VirtoSoftware, you can build your own custom workflow within a minute!
Virto SharePoint Workflow activities kit is a set of ready-to-use actions. You don’t need any other tools than SharePoint Designer to work with Virto actions.
- The Virto Workflows kit should be downloaded and installed in your SharePoint environment.
- Then you just activate Virto Workflows as a feature in your SharePoint.
- Open SharePoint Designer and connect it to your site with activated Virto SharePoint workflows feature.
- You will see all Virto workflows in SharePoint Designer in the same dropdown list of default workflows available on your site.
- Create your own workflow, using Virto actions as steps. You may combine it and build any complex workflows. Then publish it, as you usually do for SharePoint workflows created with default actions.
- You can run the new workflow in your SharePoint on a site or for an item, as you usually start any other created workflows.
No any other customization steps are required. You may use Virto SharePoint workflow activities as you use default actions and start building your own custom workflows. They appear in your SharePoint Designer and are ready-to-use on your site!
There are available activities for SharePoint 2010 workflow and 2013 workflow platoform. You may use workflows from 2013 platform as SharePoint 2016 workflow actions.
There are many SharePoint workflow examples to automate your business processes. Virto SharePoint Custom Workflows Activities Kit includes extended activities for sending e-mails, sms, creating folders and AD users, converting date & time, and much more!
If you have a business process that isn’t covered with default workflows in SharePoint, you may extend your SharePoint Designer actions with 270+ Virto workflows. They work the same way! You don’t need special skills and additional education to use them for building new workflows.
Install over 270 custom workflow activities for SharePoint or request your own custom activity.
If the current set of Virto workflows doesn’t contain a SharePoint 2010, 2013, or SharePoint 2016 workflow you required, you could send us a request and we create new actions to match your SharePoint processes automation needs.
|SharePoint 2013 workflow administration activities (15)||- Activate / deactivate SharePoint feature |
- Create SharePoint group / list or document library / site / site collection
- Delete SharePoint group / list or document library / site / site collection
- Get site property as string
- Start list workflow / site workflow
- Update SharePoint group properties / site properties
|Activities for 2013 workflow platform (32)||-Get List Items |
-Create List Item
-Update List Item
-Waiting For Changes Fields
-Send email with attachments
-Convert InfoPath to PDF
-Stop inhereting permissions on list item/on list/on site.
-Restore inhereting permissions on list item/on list/on site.
-Add user to SharePoint group.
-Check if user is a member of SharePoint group.
-Get members of SharePoint group.
-Grant Permission on list item/on list/on site.
-Remove all list item permissions/all list permissions/all site permissions.
-Remove permissions from list item/from list/from site
-Remove user from SharePoint group
-Send Mailchimp request
|Export/Import Activities (1)||-Import CSV file into SharePoint list|
|Conditions (15 FREE)||With SharePoint Workflow Activities Kit you can define almost any conditions, e.g. is role assigned to user, is user a member of a SharePoint group, item is checked out, array contains element, file exists and many others:|
-Is Role assigned to User (Free)
-Is User a member of a SharePoint group (Free)
-Is User a member of an Active Directory group (Free)
-Item is checked out (Free)
-Item is checked out extended (Free)
-Item exists in the list (Free)
-Member exists in Active Directory (Free)
-Array contains element (Free)
-File exists (Free)
-Directory exists (Free)
-SharePoint group exists (Free)
-Workflow is running (Free)
-Item exists in the list (Free)
-User has permission level (Free)
-User has permission level in list item (Free)
|Image Activities (3)||Let workflows work with images|
-Resize image based on one side;
-Resize image by percentage.
|Navigation Activities (2)||-Create Navigation link;|
-Create Navigation heading
|Task Activities (3)||With WAK you can design workflows for creating tasks including summary ones and calculating due. |
-Create Summary task;
-Calculate due date.
|PDF Activities (1)||Supported converting Word document to PDF. |
-Convert Word document to PDF.
|Default Column Values Activities (4)||Supported setting field default value for folder, getting field default value for folder, removing field default value from folder and removing all default values from folder. |
-Set field default value for folder;
-Get field default value for folder;
-Remove field default value from folder;
-Remove all default values from folder.
|Managed Metadata Activities (6)||-Add term to managed metadata, |
-Remove term from managed metadata,
-Create group in managed metadata,
-Delete group from managed metadata,
-Resolve term internal value from managed metadata,
-Get assignable value from taxonomy field.
|File Activities (3)||Supported creating and deleting directory and file deleting. |
|Array List Activities (14)||Some activities support Array List but SharePoint Designer doesn’t allow to create, edit or update array. Use WAK to create, edit and update array. |
-Add array item,
-Insert array item,
-Remove array item,
-Remove array item At,
-Remove duplicates from array,
-Index of array item,
-Get array items count,
-Get array item,
-Set array item,
|Database Activities (1)||You can execute SQL script with workflow initiated with WAK. |
-Execute SQL Script.
|Date Time Activities (5)||With WAK you can run workflows for date and time, such as setting constant date, converting date from local time to UTC and UTC to local time, date to text.|
-Set Date constant update,
-Converts Date from Local Time to UTC,
-Converts Date from UTC to Local Time,
-Converts Date to Text,
-Get Date property.
|Code Activities (1)||Supported Execute custom code activity allows executing a custom C# or VB.NET code from SharePoint Designer Workflows. |
-Execute custom code.
|Fax Activities (3)||Even fax activities can be used for running workflows for fax: |
-Send Fax with List Item attachment,
-Send Fax with Http attachment,
-Send Fax with Attachments.
|SharePoint Site Management Activities (25)||Manage your SharePoint site: create or delete SharePoint site or site collection, create, delete and rename SP groups, add and remove users to SP groups, create SP lists and documents, update site title and description and many others. |
-Create SharePoint site collection,
-Delete SharePoint site collection,
-Create SharePoint site,
-Delete SharePoint site,
-Rename SharePoint site,
-Create SharePoint group,
-Delete SharePoint group,
-Rename SharePoint group,
-Add user to SharePoint group,
-Remove user from SharePoint group,
-Remove all users from SharePoint group,
-Delete user from SharePoint site collection,
-Set site anonymous access,
-Set list anonymous access,
-Add SharePoint group to Quick Launch,
-Remove SharePoint group from Quick Launch,
-Change page layout,
-Activate SharePoint feature,
-Deactivate SharePoint feature,
-Get current site property,
-Get current web property,
-Set default permission group,
-Create SharePoint list,
-Create document set,
-Update site title and description.
|Finance Activities (1)||Currency Converter is supported. |
|Document Library Activities (21)||Supported full range of activities with SP libraries|
-Create folder in the document library,
-Create folder in the document library extended,
-Delete folder from the document library,
-Get parent folder ID (Free),
-Get parent folder name,
-Get parent folder URL,
-Check Out Item extended,
-Check In Item extended,
-Discard Check Out Item extended,
-Discard Publish Item,
-Publish Item extended,
-Discard Publish Item extended,
-Save document to file,
-Create document from file,
-Create document from text,
-Upload documents from folder update,
-Download documents to folder,
-Read text content from document,
-Create SharePoint library.
|Workflow Activities (5)||Workflows for workflows are also can be used. E.g. start another workflow or workflow extended, terminate workflows including running ones. |
-Start Another Workflow (Free),
-Start Another Workflow extended,
-Terminate Workflows (Free),
-Loop through list items and start workflow,
-Terminate running workflow.
|User Activities (3)||Use lookup site user property, lookup initiator user property and set site user property for managing users in SharePoint. |
-Lookup Site User Property (Free),
-Lookup Initiator User Property,
-Set Site User Property (Free).
|List Activities (33)||Organize workflows for working with SharePoint lists: activities with list items and list fields, calculating functions, generating reports, uploading attachments, get version history and many others are supported. |
-Copy List Item extended (Free),
-Loop through list items and set the value of field,
-Loop through list items and update list items,
-Loop through list items and set the value of field extended,
-Loop through list items and update list items extended,
-Delete List Items,
-Calculate aggregate function,
-Calculate aggregate function extended,
-Get emails from List field,
-Get emails from field in Current Item,
-Get emails from List field extended,
-Get emails from field extended,
-Generate Report extended,
-Approve Item extended,
-Delete Item extended,
-Delete List Items extended,
-Get field value extended,
-Set Field extended,
-Create List Item extended,
-Update List Item extended,
-Change list item content type,
-Copy List attachments to Document Library,
-Wait For Field Change in current item with Timeout,
-Get list item url,
-Remove all attachments,
-Get field values from list,
-Get version history of list item,
-Get list item url extended.
|Info Path Activities (3)||-Get InfoPath Form Field Inner Text (Free),|
-Get InfoPath Form Field Inner Xml (Free),
-Set InfoPath form field inner xml (Free).
|Permissions Activities (12)||Adjust workflows for managing SharePoint site permissions, such as site and list permissions inheritance, grant permission on site, custom permissions and etc. |
-Change site permissions inheritance,
-Grant Permission on site,
-Remove permissions from site,
-Change list permissions inheritance,
-Grant Permission on Item (Free),
-Reset List permissions Inheritance (Free),
-Delete all permission assignment from List Item,
-Delete all user permission assignment from List Item (Free),
-Delete custom permission from List Item,
-Grant permissions on list,
-Remove permissions from list,
-Grant permission on List Item extended.
|Active Directory Activities (21)||Almost any information stored in Active Directory can be used for workflows in the component (email, department, job title, custom attribute and etc. can be get in workflows). You can also add and delete new members, define passwords, enable and disable users’ accounts and etc. |
-Get user's display name from Active Directory,
-Get user's email from Active Directory,
-Get user's job title from Active Directory,
-Get user's manager from Active Directory,
-Get user's department from Active Directory,
-Get user's custom attribute from Active Directory,
-Set user's custom attribute in Active Directory,
-Set Active Directory authentication,
-Create user in Active Directory,
-Add member to Active Directory group,
-Remove member from Active Directory group,
-Remove all members from Active Directory group,
-Delete user from Active Directory,
-Create group in Active Directory,
-Delete group from Active Directory,
-Get user emails from Active Directory group,
-Get Active Directory groups where user is member,
-Get members of Active Directory group,
-Set user's password in Active Directory,
-Enable user account in Active Directory,
-Disable user account in Active Directory.
|Http Activities (3)||Supported Web Request, Receive Html, Send Http Post activities. |
-Send Http Post.
|Text Activities (18)||Wide range of activities for working with text are available for SP users: capture text, capture all occurrences of text, replace or validate text, translate text (Powered by Google translator and Microsoft translator), trim, substring, split text and etc. |
-Capture all occurrences of text,
-Format Field Value,
-Translate Text (Powered by Google translator),
-Translate Text (Powered by Microsoft translator),
-Encode Web Text,
-Decode Web Text,
-Converts Number to Hex Text,
-Converts Number to Text,
-Converts Text to Base,
-Converts Base to Text,
-Convert text to upper, lower, title case.
|Email Activities (7)||Supported sending Emails (including emails with a List Item Attachment, Http File Attachment, Attachments Forward Email), setting Smtp server settings and receiving Email activities. |
-Send Email with List Item Attachment,
-Send Email with Http File Attachment,
-Send Email with Attachments,
-Set Smpt server settings,
|XMPP (Jabber, GTalk) Activities (1)||Create Workflows for sending Xmpp (Jabber, GTalk) Instant messages. |
-Send Xmpp (Jabber, GTalk) Instant message.
|Twitter Activities (3)||Using WAK you can set Twitter OAuth authentication and certainly send Twitter Messages including direct ones. |
-Set Twitter OAuth authentication,
-Send Twitter Message,
-Send Direct Twitter Message.
|Sms Activities (4)||Send SMS via Microsoft Office Mobile Service Protocol, SMPP server or Clickatell. You can use Bulk SMS Gateway or SmsCountry Bulk SMS Gateway. |
-Send SMS via Microsoft Office Mobile Service Protocol,
-Send SMS via SMPP server,
-Send SMS via Clickatell Bulk SMS Gateway,
-Send SMS via SmsCountry Bulk SMS Gateway.
|Impersonation Activities (1)||This group of activities allows running activities from custom user account (not System Account) in Current Step Set. |
-Set User Token.
|Supported versions||2007, 2010, 2013, 2016|
08-26-2015On a very quick look it appears excellent and extremely easy to use. The pack contains all SharePoint workflow activities we needed. Perhaps too costly for something that can be done for free with several other tools.
03-27-2015It solved the purpose for which I purchased it. Easy, safe, & worth every dollar!
05-29-2015Great kit of SharePoint workflow activities! Our company already purchased it, and we just tried free SharePoint 2013 workflows in major update. Thanks again, keep up the good work.
02-05-2015Virto Sharepoint Custom Workflow is indispensable tool that helps me automate all aspects of SharePoint, from user activation to document publishing. I can’t think of working without it!
- Sharepoint 2016 - 6.0.0
- Sharepoint 2013 - 5.7.8
- Sharepoint 2010 - 5.3.0
- Sharepoint 2007 - 4.2.3
- Operation system64-bit edition of Windows Server 2012 R2 Service Pack 1 AND 64-bit edition of Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 1 (SP1)
- ServerSharePoint Server 2016, Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2
- BrowserMicrosoft Internet Explorer 10 or higher, Google Chrome, Firefox, Mozilla
- Operation systemWindows Server 2012 Standard or Datacenter X64 / 2008 R2 SP1
- ServerSharePoint Release: Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2013 or Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013; Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5
- BrowserInternet Explorer 8 or greater is recommended for Advanced Administration features, Mozilla, Firefox, Google Chrome supported
- Operation systemWindows Server 2008 x64 / 2008 R2
- ServerSharePoint Release: Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 or Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010. Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5
- BrowserInternet Explorer 7 or greater is recommended for Advanced Administration features, Mozilla Firefox supported
- Operation systemWindows Server 2003 x86/x64 // 2008 x86/x64 // 2008 R2
- ServerSharePoint Release: Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services v3 (WSS3.0) SP2 or Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 SP2. Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 or greater (Note: This product is not compatible with SPS 2003 and WSS v2)
- BrowserInternet Explorer 6 or above is recommended for advanced administration features
- Serial number for product activation
- Unlimited 1 year support via email
- All major and minor upgrades during 1 year
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