How to redirect to Landing Page after Approval workflow in SharePoint 2010

SharePoint 2010 gives you lot of OOTB (Out of the Box) workflows to automate the business flows. The foremost and most popular workflow is Approval Workflow. One of the basic requirement for any organisation is approval. You can go for approval workflow for routing a document. Approval workflow involves more than one participants. For instance, In a organisation, if a employee wants to apply for leave, it has to be approved by Manager. We can use Default approval workflow in this scenario. There are other cases such as document approvals,collect signatures, collect feedback, manage dispositions , manage publishing of assets, which requires the usage of approval workflow.

All the Participants in the Approval Workflow works through the list named Task List to approve or reject the changes.

In this article, I will provide the resolution of a common issue where any action of approval or rejection of the action in the approval workflow will automatically leads to Task List instead of the SharePoint site Home Page.


The resolution is straightforward.Using SharePoint Designer 2010,Please add the “[%Current Task:Form_URN%]&Source=http://mysharepoint/sitename” to the email notification body.Your redirection works like a charm.

Please read my another article as well

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Happy SharePointing 🙂


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