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Workflow

I built this workflow attached to my Microfeed and it doesn't seem to be working.

Microfeed

Does anyone know why this isnt working?

What I have

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  • Is MicroFeed your custom list? – Hardik Jun 7 '16 at 18:48
  • No this is the MicroFeed from SharePoint sharepoint.stackexchange.com/questions/183188/… – Michael Downey Jun 7 '16 at 18:49
  • You can select the same from the list when you try creating the list workflow. Than after you just need to make workflow start automatically on item added – Hardik Jun 7 '16 at 18:52
  • Please check my answer.. Might be the same way but it will help you – Hardik Jun 7 '16 at 19:04
  • Is that works for you? – Hardik Jun 7 '16 at 19:14
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First You have to create a Site workflow for this.Not a list workflow for site feed.

In the site workflow we have to create a loop.

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Site Workflow

In the workflow first we have to create an infinite loop and wait for a item adding event for Microfeed list.

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Then in the email action we can add lookups for the attributes in the item.

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In the add look up window we can use following settings to get the values in the item.

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Save and publish the workflow. Now it will send an email to the users mentioned in the workflow once a new post is added to the site feed/news feed/micro feed.

UPDATED

To add an alert in the MicroFeed list, please follow the steps below:

  1. In your team site, click Settings > Site contents > MicroFeed.
  2. Click LIST > Alert Me > Set alert on this list.
  3. Type in the user names in the Send Alert To box and click OK.
  • For lookup string do I just type in "Variable: related item" – Michael Downey Jun 7 '16 at 19:27
  • Mentioned here how to do lookup. – Hardik Jun 7 '16 at 19:28
  • I have everything except the value column in the Look Up String under find the List Item – Michael Downey Jun 7 '16 at 19:39
  • Can you please explain it more? – Hardik Jun 7 '16 at 19:42
  • I posted a picture of what I have done so far. It isnt send the email though. =( – Michael Downey Jun 7 '16 at 19:51

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