Add Blog activity

An activity that lets you create and publish a blog on your SharePoint site.


Add Blog activity

Configure the Add Blog activity

To configure the Add Blog activity, do the procedure in this topic.

Examples

Good to Know

How to Start

  1. Open Process Builder.

    For information about how to open this screen, refer to Process Builder.


    Open Process Builder
  2. In the Process Builder, in the Activity Library, and open the SharePoint tab.

    Open SharePoint tab
  3. On the SharePoint tab, drag the Add Blog activity onto your process.

    Add Blog activity

General Configuration

Specifies the basic settings for the Add Blog activity.

Figure: General Configuration screen

General Configuration screen

Fields

Field Name Definition

Display Name

Function:
Specifies the activity name that shows in your process.
Accepted Values:
One line of text that can have spaces.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
No
Example:
This is a common configuration field that is used in many examples. Refer to:
  • Examples - Step-by-step use case examples, information about what types of examples are provided in the AgilePoint NX Product Documentation, and other resources where you can find more examples.

Description

Function:
Specifies an optional text description for your activity.
Accepted Values:
More than one line of text.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
No

Add Blog Post Configuration

Specifies the date, content, and the SharePoint site to create and publish the blog.

Figure: Add Blog Post Configuration screen

Add Blog Post Configuration screen

Fields

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:

Create Add Token icon

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

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:

Post Title

Function:
Specifies the title of the blog post to create.
Accepted Values:
One line of text that can have spaces.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
Yes

Post Content

Function:
Specifies the content of the blog post to create.
Accepted Values:
More than one line of text.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
Yes

Categories

Function:
Specifies the categories under which to publish the blog post.
Accepted Values:
One or more categories configured on your SharePoint site.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
No

Published Date

Function:
Specifies the date and time to publish the blog post.
Accepted Values:
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
Yes