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How to request document approval in SharePoint using Power Automate

Let’s face it. Document approval is one of the most frequent requests in day-to-day collaboration. Whether you need formal approval or a quick check-up from someone before the document is shared with the masses, an approval mechanism is often required. I always joked when I worked in a corporate world that document approval was the second most important approval workflow within the… keep reading >

How to create an approval workflow to join the Hub using Power Automate

By default, when you create a Hub Site in SharePoint Online, anyone can join it. It does not really matter whether they can access the Hub Site or not and whether they have any permissions to it at all. As long as the Hub Site exists, any Site Owner can associate their site to your hub. That’s just how it is. This… keep reading >

How to create an approval workflow for SharePoint pages using Power Automate

If you are part of a larger organization and have multiple contributors to the content of SharePoint pages, you might want to create some sort of approval process such that changes to the page can be reviewed prior to publishing. In this article, I explain to you how to create an approval workflow for SharePoint pages using Power Automate without a single… keep reading >

3 ways to build multiple conditions in Microsoft Flow

I had an interesting dilemma to solve for one of my clients the other day. They had a document library with various types of documents and different approvers depending on the document type. What made it a bit complicated was the fact that they had way too many document types and separate approvers for almost every type of the document. So below… keep reading >

How to create a Vacation Request Approval workflow in SharePoint

Vacation Request or PTO (Paid Time Off) is a common type of request in every organization. Hey, we all need vacations from time to time. 🙂  While some firms have special software in place to request vacations, for the most part, many rely on the back and forth email. With this post, I would like to explain how you can build a… keep reading >

2 ways to approve requests and documents in Microsoft Flow

Based on my experience, I would say that majority of business processes within organizations revolve around some sort of approval. It could be a simple vacation request approval or a document review. Most of the time, we just want to have a simple outcome of either Approval or Rejection. SharePoint by itself has a very simple Content Approval mechanism that can easily… keep reading >

3 major components of Microsoft Flow

I just love Microsoft Flow! Having worked with Out of the Box SharePoint workflows as well as SharePoint Designer workflows in the past, Microsoft Flow provides the most intuitive way for users out there to build custom business processes. Of course, Microsoft Flow is new and can’t yet replace SharePoint Designer, but new functionality is added daily and the day when Flow… keep reading >