The Portlet allows you to retrieve information from the WorkflowGen User Portal homepage.
The results received from HTTP are stored in XML RSS format and classified by category. This format allows the processing and presentation of the data with any language able to read and parse XML content.
You can reach the content generated by the Portlet module with the following URL:
Retrieve data for this user. The current login is assumed if this parameter is missing.
List of categories to retrieve separated by
Allows content to be filtered by some specific processes. Specify the names of the processes separated by
Allows content to be filtered by some specific process categories. Specify the names of the categories separated by
Retrieve the list of processes that the current user can launch.
Path of the XSL sheet used to transform the RSS content.
Retrieve all categories for the user whose username is
Retrieve the actions to do (normal and overdue) for the user whose username is
Retrieve information relative to the
HR category for the current user:
To connect to the Portlet module, you must use an account that has access to the WorkflowGen User Portal (e.g.
You must remove the domain name from the username when calling the Portlet module if the usernames are prefixed by the domain name (see User Management for more information).
Official information about the RSS 2.0 standard is available at http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss.
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" ?><rss version="2.0"><channel><title>WorkflowGen</title><description>WorkflowGen</description><pubdate>Fri, 24 Oct 2011 15:19:42 GMT</pubdate><language>en-US</language><item><title>Ongoing requests</title><link>http://yoursite/wfgen/...</link><description>15</description><category>REQUEST_RUNNING_NB</category></item><item><title>Actions to do</title><link>http://yoursite/wfgen/...</link><description>10</description><category>ACTION_TODO_NB</category></item></channel></rss>
Channel content publication date
Categories container node
Contextual link of the category in WorkflowGen
The available categories are as follows:
Number of ongoing requests
Number of overdue ongoing requests
Number of actions to do
Number of overdue actions to do
Number of team actions to do
Number of overdue team actions to do
Number of actions to assign
Number of overdue actions to assign
Number of requests closed since my last visit
Number of overdue requests closed since my last visit
Number of requests to follow
Number of overdue requests to follow
Number of actions to follow
Number of overdue actions to follow
List of available processes that the user can launch
When an error occurs, the HTTP status of the page is modified and a runtime error will be displayed with a custom number.
The following errors can occur during the execution of the script:
Unable to connect to the database
The database is unavailable.
The username passed through the
Error during the execution of the request
An error occurred during the execution of the SQL request corresponding to the