Apply HTML to SharePoint designer workflow email template

This SharePoint designer 2010 workflow tutorial explains, how we can apply HTML styling in the email template in SharePoint 2010 designer workflow.

Apply HTML to SharePoint designer workflow email template

Here in the designer workflow, we can use the HTML tags only. I really doubt whether we can able to use CSS or not.

To use HTML inside form template follow below steps:

Step-1:
Open the SharePoint 2010 site in SharePoint 2010 designer. Then from the Site Objects select Workflows and from the list of all workflow select the workflow. Then click on Edit workflow.

Step-2:
Then click on the Approval link as shown in the figure below:

SharePoint 2010 designer workflow Apply html to email template
Apply html to email template in SharePoint 2010 designer workflow

Step-3:
Then from the Customization section, click on “Change the behavior of a single task“.

Step-4:
Then from the When a Task is Pending section, in the Email task notification Action, Select Properties as shown in the figure below:

Apply html to email template in SharePoint 2010 designer workflow
SharePoint designer 2010 workflow email HTML table

Step-5:
Then in the Send a Task Notification Email Properties window, In the Body click on … as shown in the figure below:

Apply html to email template in SharePoint 2013 designer workflow

Step-6:
The above step will open the StringBuilder. Then in that window you can use your HTML tags inside the StringBuilder and Click on OK as shown in the fig below:

how to apply html to email template in SharePoint 2010 designer workflow
Apply html to email template in SharePoint 2010 designer workflow

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I hope this SharePoint 2010 tutorial helps to apply HTML to an email template in the SharePoint designer 2010 workflow.

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Bijay Kumar

I am Bijay from Odisha, India. Currently working in my own venture TSInfo Technologies in Bangalore, India. I am Microsoft Office Servers and Services (SharePoint) MVP (5 times). I works in SharePoint 2016/2013/2010, SharePoint Online Office 365 etc. Check out My MVP Profile.. I also run popular SharePoint web site SharePointSky.com

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