SharePoint Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for SharePoint enthusiasts. Join them; it only takes a minute:

Sign up
Here's how it works:
  1. Anybody can ask a question
  2. Anybody can answer
  3. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top

What is the best practice to deploy SPD workflow into production?

share|improve this question
up vote 1 down vote accepted

This got a little better in SharePoint 2010. You can save a reusable workflow as a .wsp (SharePoint solution file) and publish it on the server that way. Works best if you have Visual Studio. I haven't tried it without it, but I might just to see how it works.

There is a walk-thru on the MSDN site at:

There are some other suggestions at:

share|improve this answer

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.