Facebook Wall Post Using NINTEX Workflow in SharePoint 2013 Online

In this article you will see how to post on the Facebook wall using a NINTEX workflow in SharePoint 2013 Online.

A Facebook wall post is a new action introduced in the NINTEX workflow for SharePoint 2013 that can be added from the NINTEX store. Using this action you will be able to post on the Facebook wall. To explain this action I have created a custom list with the following columns.



Workflow Design


Create FB Workflow

  • Navigate to the Office 365 site (https://c986.sharepoint.com/).

  • Click on the Facebook Posts link in the quick launch bar.

  • Click on the List tab and then click on the NINTEX Workflow button in the ribbon interface.


  • Drag and drop a Facebook wall post action from the Social section.


  • Click on the down arrow and then click on Configure.

  • Select the current item title field for "Status to post" and enter the facebook id in "Authorizing user" as shown below and then click on the Save button.


Publish the workflow

  • Click on the Publish button in the ribbon interface.

  • Be sure the Title is set; optionally you can set the values for Description.

  • Select the Task List, History List and Start options.


  • Click on the Publish button. The Workflow will be validated.



  • The workflow is published succ