Create a SharePoint Site

To create a SharePoint site, do the procedure in this topic.

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Good to Know

How to Start

  1. On the Application Explorer screen, do one of these:
  2. Do one of these:
    • Add an activity:
      1. In the Process Builder, go to the Activity Library, and open the SharePoint SharePoint icon tab.
      2. On the SharePoint SharePoint icon tab, drag the New Site New Site icon activity onto your process.
    • Change an activity:
      1. In your process, double-click your activity.
  3. Click New Site Configuration New Site Configuration icon.

Procedure

  1. To configure your SharePoint site settings, complete these fields as necessary.
    Field Name Definition

    SharePoint

    Function:
    Specifies the access token that connects to your SharePoint site.
    Accepted Values:
    A list of access tokens configured for your environment.
    Default Value:
    None
    Accepts Process Data Variables:
    No
    Example:
    Refer to:

    Add Token Add Token icon

    Opens this Screen:
    Access Token for SharePoint
    Function of this Screen:
    Configure an access token to connect to SharePoint.

    Relative Site URL

    Function:
    Specifies the URL for your SharePoint site.
    Accepted Values:
    A valid SharePoint site URL.
    Default Value:
    None
    Accepts Process Data Variables:
    Yes
    Example:

    Site Title

    Function:
    Specifies the title for the new SharePoint site or site collection.
    Accepted Values:
    One line of text with no spaces.
    Default Value:
    None
    Accepts Process Data Variables:
    Yes

    Site Template

    Function:
    Specifies the name of the SharePoint site template that is used to create the new SharePoint site or site collection.
    Accepted Values:
    The name of a SharePoint site template.
    Default Value:
    Team Site
    Accepts Process Data Variables:
    No

    Locale

    Function:
    Specifies the locale for the new SharePoint site.

    A locale identifies the language used in a particular region or country .

    Accepted Values:
    A list of locales.
    Default Value:
    English (United States)
    Accepts Process Data Variables:
    No

    Convert If There

    Function:
    Specifies if the activity converts an existing site of the same name to a new SharePoint site.
    Accepted Values:
    • Deselected - The activity does not overwrite an existing SharePoint site.
      Note: If you specify False when a site or site collection already exists, then SharePoint does not change. The process stops the activity and updates the process variables specified in the SaveErrorMessageTo and SaveStatusTo properties.
    • Selected - The activity overwrites an existing SharePoint site.
    Default Value:
    Deselected

    Inherit Permissions from the Parent Site

    Function:
    Specifies if the sub site can inherit permissions from the parent site.
    Accepted Values:
    • Selected - The site inherits permissions from the parent site.
    • Deselected - The site uses unique permissions.
    Default Value:
    Deselected

    Overwrite the Site

    Function:
    Specifies if the activity overwrites the site if it already exists at the location where the new site is to be created.
    Accepted Values:
    • Deselected - The activity does not overwrite an existing SharePoint site.
      Note: If you specify False when a site or site collection already exists, then SharePoint does not change. The process stops the activity and updates the process variables specified in the SaveErrorMessageTo and SaveStatusTo properties.
    • Selected - The activity overwrites an existing SharePoint site.
    Default Value:
    Deselected

    Store Site URL in Process Attribute

    Function:
    Specifies the process data variable that stores the full site URL which includes the sub site.
    Accepted Values:
    A process data variable that accepts a URL.
    Default Value:
    None
    Accepts Process Data Variables:
    Yes

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