How to Create Item in Another Site Using NINTEX Workflow in SharePoint

In this article you will see how to create an item in another site using a NINTEX workflow in SharePoint.

Introduction

In this article you will see how to create an item in another site using a NINTEX workflow in SharePoint.


I have the following two sites:

  1. http://serverName/sites/Vijai/

  2. http://serverName/sites/Anand/

In which I have a custom list named "Custom List" and have the following columns:


I have created a NINTEX workflow in http://serverName/sites/Vijai/ and when I run the workflow for an item, an item will be created in another site http://serverName/sites/Anand/ in the "Custom List". I have used the "Create item in another site" NINTEX workflow action to do this.

Create an item in another site workflow:

  • Navigate to the SharePoint site http://serverName/sites/Vijai/.

  • Click on "Custom List" in the quick launch bar.

  • Click on the "List" tab and then click on "Workflow Settings".

  • Click on "Create a Workflow" in the Nintex Workflow.


  • Click on "Cancel".


  • Drag and drop the "Create item in another site" action from the Libraries and lists section.


  • Click on "Configure" from the drop down list in the "Create item in another site" action.

  • Select the site where the item is to be created.


















  • The entire list will be populated from the "Anand" site. Select the "Custom List" where the item is to be created.

  • Select the content type.

  • Select the fields from the Field drop down list (when you select a field from the drop down a row will be generated to set the value for the field).

  • Set the values for the field.

  • Click on "Save".



Publish the workflow

  • Click on "Publish" button in the ribbon interface.


  • Ensure the Title is set; optionally you can set the values for Description and Change Comments.


  • Click on the "Submit" button.








  • The workflow is published successfully.







Test the workflow

  • Navigate to the SharePoint site http://serverName/sites/Vijai/.

  • Click on "Custom List" in the quick launch bar.

  • Select the item and then click on "Workflows" in the ribbon interface.


  • Click on "Create item workflow" and then click on "Start" button.



  • After few minutes the workflow status will be changed to "Completed".

  • Navigate to the other SharePoint site http://serverName/sites/Anand/.

  • Click on "Custom List" in the quick launch bar.

  • A new item is created successfully in the other site.


Summary

Thus in this article you saw how to create an item in another site using a NINTEX workflow in SharePoint.


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