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I'm looking to add a step in Workflow which validates the Page, ideally using Safeguard.

Obviously a previous step will have to be to publish the Page, as the checks are performed against rendered content.

I am considering a custom automatic Workflow step which communicates with the Active Standards API, to get the results

  • Create or Update "asset" - HTML of Page
  • Validate "asset" against pre-defined "checkpoint" - minimum acceptable standard

    Pass - proceed to next step of Workflow
    Fail - return to previous step of Workflow
    

However, I am interested if there is anything more "supported" or official in terms of integration?

  • In short - workflow isn't really combined - but it can be put on hold whilst you 'do stuff' and then resume when you tell it to. I've not seen anything recommended explicitly for this purpose but we've successfully used the 'suspended' state in workflow for integration with external (to the CMS) services (such as World Server Translation Services) and in all it works quite nicely. – Dylan .. Mark Saunders Jan 15 '16 at 13:12
  • Interesting, thanks, I'll play around with putting it on-hold. – Chris Morgan Jan 18 '16 at 14:30
  • If you're using the Safeguard integration in XPM, workflow could have a manual step to "review," as long as that user can see the latest published (minor) changes. – Alvin Reyes Jan 18 '16 at 14:58
  • They have that now. No one does the manual step so needs to be automatic or enforced after the manual step – Chris Morgan Jan 18 '16 at 15:28
  • @ChrisMorgan - did you ever get a solution to this? – Dylan .. Mark Saunders Oct 27 '17 at 12:41

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