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Step 1: Select "Submit Asset" from Xchange

Step 2: If you have the correct access, select "submit an asset", otherwise register or return to Xchange.

 

Step 3: Fill out the asset profile in its entirety. The more descriptive you are, the easier it will be for users to find, understand and use your asset.

 

Update for Nintex Partners. If you are not a partner, please delete this section before publishing.

Copy and paste your organization logo here.

Copy and paste the partner logo tier for your organization.

 

AuthorPlease use the @ symbol to ensure that this connects to your user profile in the community. If there is more than one author for this asset, add all the names as appropriate.
Long Description

This should be where you put detailed information to help users understand the asset. If you have extra information from a blog or details how to guides, put that in a word doc along with the asset files.

Dependencies

If there are any major requirements, fields, lists, UDA, etc., needed for your asset to work, please list them here so that users know what else they may need to be successful when using your asset.

Updated Edit by Eric Harris on 09/06/16.

If you want to embed code into the profile, use the >> to find the correct Syntax highlighting option.

Support InfoAgain use the @ symbol with your name here. Also if you have a blog or something referencing this asset, you can paste the link here for SEO purposes.
CompatibilityBe specific as to what product the asset is for. Generally all assets should be tied to just "one" product. List the product as the title of the product along with the version year.  Do not put the actual release number here (e.g. Nintex Workflow 2010). If you are uploading a solution as defined here, then provide all products that apply.
Platform

List the platform that the asset applies to.  In many cases with Nintex Workflow specifically it will apply to SharePoint Server 2010 and SharePoint Server 2013 as examples.  Just list them out as one of the following. Do not shorten these at all as this helps with SEO, and searching of your asset within the community.

SharePoint Server 2010

SharePoint Server 2013

Office 365

Salesforce

ScreenshotsPlace at least one or more screenshots here to help users understand what the asset looks like and how to configure it. It is recommended to add an instructional guide document along with your asset file and zip it up before attaching it.

Additional Information

This is for additional information, video links, links to blogs and more.

To add a video to your asset profile, select the area where you want to post your video and click the "Insert Video" button. Then provide the URL.

Nintex Xchange Terms of Use Policy - Do not delete this.  Any asset that does not have this disclaimer will be pulled and potentially deleted.

Nintex makes no warranty or guarantee about the reliability, performance, quality, or functionality of any assets, and any assets you install are therefore provided as is. By downloading this asset, you agree to the terms of use.

 

Step 4: Upload the cover art icon file to the document

The icon you see in the Xchange is 250px x 210px.  If you need a template to start off, you can use any of the ones attached to this blog (see below).  Ideally your cover art icon file would have some catchy graphic and the name of the asset.  While people should read the titles, it is noted that many people will look at the graphics only.

If you do not upload an icon, it will show an default icon that looks like the below

 

Step 5: Tag the asset with the correct freehand tags, the select the appropriate platform(s), asset type, horizontal workload, and industry.

Step 6: Select Advanced and select restrict authors.

This is an optional step that helps ensure that no other author or asset creator can modify your document by accident.  This will be managed by a group of moderators, but is provided as an option for anyone who wants to use this feature.

Step 7: Save and publish the asset and share it with others so they can find it.

 

Tips: Get people talking about your asset. Shares, Views, Follows, Likes all help your asset become popular, so get people engaged and don't forget to check back often to see if people have left comments about your asset.

 

Updates:

If you have an update to your asset, simply edit it and use the information alert to signify the update information.

Put your updated information here with a date of the update to help users identify it.  This can be placed anywhere within the asset profile so that the updated information stands out.

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Putting you in the fast lane

Posted by eharris04 Employee May 31, 2016

By now, you're aware that one of the best reasons to use the Nintex platform is to save time and automate processes, but...

 

…what if the awesome people at Nintex discovered a revolutionary way to make that process even faster?

 

Introducing Nintex Xchange – the fast lane for creating and sharing solutions built on the Nintex platform.

 

So what's Xchange?

Nintex Xchange is your centralized location of pre-built solution templates and guidelines that allows you to stay updated and informed about the latest innovations on Nintex, and get your team members to leverage the Nintex ecosystem to its fullest.  That alone should get you excited, because that means you can leverage insight and knowledge from people like me and more than 9,000 users who are trying to do the same things you are. 

 

 

Oh yea, now pause for effect!  You can also check out this great post that shares a behind the scenes into Xchange.

 

Earlier, I mentioned the fast lane and with the assets found in Xchange, you are guaranteed to get your solutions up and running in no time. 

 

NOTE: The assets you'll find include User Defined Actions, custom code samples (CSS, JavaScript, and PowerShell), workflow templates and form templates.

 

How exactly does Xchange make workflow building faster?

Simple, my dear Watson.

 

Because these assets are built using Nintex, you can enjoy the luxury of downloading and using them right inside your environment. Whether that is SharePoint Server, Office 365 or Salesforce, we have assets that help you maximize automation in just a few clicks.

 

To show you just how simple it is, I’ve summarized it in three simple steps and added this wonderful graphic to illustrate them:How to 2.png

Step 1: Find the asset

Filter the list to find the asset you want.

 

Step 2: View and download the asset

We’ve made it easy to find all the information you need about the asset in one place. Just grab the import file from the asset profile page and you’re on your way.

 

Step 3: Use it and share your experience

This step goes a long way toward making Xchange a useful resource. After using the asset, share your experience via comments, ratings and likes. This does two huge things: it helps the author know what worked and didn’t work, and it helps others know how to use the asset. Thanks in advance for helping make Xchange assets better.

 

Does Xchange cost?

Well… since you’ve mentioned it. I’m kidding, but as the saying goes, you don’t get something for nothing.

 

Xchange is free to use; however, if you want the most from it, create an account on Nintex Connect to access all the features.

 

Also, Xchange is only as good as everyone who contributes to it. This means not only finding and using those free assets, but reviewing, collaborating and helping others get work done fast.

 

See, the fast lane is there again and while I can’t guarantee that all your problems will be solved, I do know from personal experience that if you find an asset in Xchange and use it, it could drastically cut down on trying to build that same functionality yourself. I mean, would you really want to sit down and reinvent the wheel some thousands of years later? I hope not.

 

Think of the assets as building blocks that can be configured and customized. It truly does saves you time in creating solutions for your workplace. I'm banking on Xchange to transform the culture of innovation that goes beyond the Nintex Connect community to your workplace.

 

So get into the workflow fast lane. Visit Xchange - click to visit.

 

Much thanks to Frank Field and Tammy Batey for helping with this blog.

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