Enable workflow to start from the item menu

Blog Post created by cazza162 Champion on Jul 19, 2017

Many of you, like me, will have seen and used this feature many times.  What does it do?  Well it allows you to add a shortcut to your start workflow page directly on the item context menu.

These are the settings you need on workflow settings:


This then, when the workflow is published, displays as such on the item context menu:


Now I have been using this awesome feature for many years and then Paul Crawford asked me why he seemed to be limited to only adding four workflows to the menu?!  I have never needed to add this many before so wasn't aware of any limitation... 

I won't pretend I solved it, because I didn't, but he came up with a quick fix that I wanted to blog about so that neither of us forgot this simple trick:


Rather than using Menu item position: 0, 1, 2, 3, etc

Have Menu item position: 100, 101, 102, 103, etc