I am trying to build a workflow that originates on the creation of a post in a Sub-site, then it duplicates the fields from that post (Published, Title, Body) to a list on my main site. My question is twofold:

  1. Can I have my workflow crawl up the chain, per se, to the Main site?
  2. Is there a stock action in workflows to create a new list item? Basically, is the workflow I want to create even possible? I haven't seen anything that allows the duplication of list fields before.

My SharePoint 2013 site is set up as follows:

|-Destination List
  |-Origin List

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Out of the box not available.

You can try Copy Item Extended Activity available in code plex


  • Thanks Amal, I'm seeing a lot of comments that that extension doesn't work with SP2013, which is what I'm on
    – abernst
    Apr 23, 2015 at 15:17
  • You can look around for similar custom activities. OOB it is not available. Apr 23, 2015 at 15:19

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