Workflows in SharePoint

Learn about the Workflow Manager Client 1.0 authoring framework and workflow scenarios for SharePoint. SharePoint marks the introduction of Workflow Manager Client 1.0 as the new foundation for SharePoint workflows. Built on Windows Workflow Foundation 4, SharePoint workflows offer a new range of capabilities and enhancements. For an overview of the new flavor of workflows for SharePoint, see What's new in workflows for SharePoint.


SharePoint 2010 workflows have been retired since August 1, 2020 for new tenants and removed from existing tenants on November 1, 2020. If you’re using SharePoint 2010 workflows, we recommend migrating to Power Automate or other supported solutions. For more info, see SharePoint 2010 workflow retirement.

For information about setting up Workflow Manager Client 1.0 and pairing it to function correctly with SharePoint, see Set up and configure SharePoint Workflow Manager.

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