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Working with Project Workflows

The project workflows available out of the box include the following:
  • Project Approval Workflow - This workflow allows you to assign content to a user, review, then approve.
  • Request Launch - A workflow the requests a launch.
  • Request Landing Page - This workflow requests a landing page.
  • Request Email - Workflow for requesting an email.
  • DAM Create and Translate Copy and DAM Create Language Copy - Creates translated binaries, metadata, and tags for assets and folders.
Depending on which Project template you select, you have certain workflows available:
Simple Project
Media Project
Translation Project
Request Copy
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Product Photo Shoot
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Project Approval
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Request Launch
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Request Landing Page
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Request Email
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DAM Create Language Copy*
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DAM Create and Translate Language Copy*
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* These workflows are not started from the Workflow tile in Projects. See Creating Language Copies for Assets.
The steps for starting and completing workflows are the same no matter which workflow you choose. Only the steps change.
You start a workflow directly in Projects (except for DAM Create Language Copy or DAM Create and Translate Language Copy). Information on any outstanding tasks in a project are listed in the Tasks tile. Notifications for tasks that need to be completed appear next to the user icon.
For more information on working with workflows in AEM, see the following:
This section describes the workflows available for Projects.

Request Copy workflow

This workflow lets you request a manuscript from a user and then approve it. To start the request copy workflow:
  1. In your Media project, select the + sign in the Workflows tile and select Request Copy Workflow .
  2. Enter a manuscript title and a brief summary of what you are requesting. If applicable, enter a target word count, task priority and a due date.
  3. Click Create . The workflow starts. The task appears in the Tasks tile.

Project Approval workflow

In the Project Approval workflow, you assign content to a user, review, and then approve the content.
  1. In your Simple project, select the + sign in the Workflows tile and select Project Approval Workflow .
  2. Enter a title and select who to assign it to from the Team list. If applicable, enter a description, content path, task priority and a due date.
  3. Click Create . The workflow starts. The task appears in the Tasks tile.

Request Launch workflow

This workflow lets you request a launch.
  1. In your Simple project, select the + sign in the Workflows tile and select Request Launch Workflow .
  2. Enter a title for the launch and provide the launch source path. You can also add a description and live date, if you applicable. Select Inherit source page live data or exclude sub pages depending on how you want the launch to behave.
  3. Click Create . The workflow starts. The workflow appears in the Workflows list (click ellipses ... on the Workflows tile to access this list).

Create (and Translate) Language Copy Workflow for Assets

The Create Language Copy and the Create and Translate Language Copy workflows are covered in detail in creating language copies for assets.