Better Workflow


Electric Putty

3rd Party (Commercial)

EE Version Support

  • ExpressionEngine 2


If an item is crossed out, it might be untested, not applicable or incompatible. Contact the developer to be sure.

  • Updater
  • Multi Site Manager
  • Stand Alone Entry Form
  • Low Variables
  • Content Elements
  • Better Workflow
  • Matrix
  • Grid
  • Webservice
  • Publisher


  • jQuery for the Control Panel

Add-On Type(s)

Accessory, Extension


With in-line previews, draft versions and a real approval process, Better Workflow is a 'must have' add-on for anyone who takes their content seriously.

With Better Workflow, you will be able to work on a ‘draft copy’ of a live entry, preview your changes and then ‘submit for approval’, all without effecting the live website. When the new content has been approved and published the ‘draft copy’ replaces the ‘entry’ and the live site is updated.

Requirements & Compatibility

Important: As of version 1.4 Better Workflow requires EE 2.4+

First Party Add-Ons

MSM: Better Workflow is fully compatible with Multi Site Manager, giving the ability to assign channels and users on a site by site basis.

Third Party Add-Ons

Better Workflow supports a number of third-party addons out of the box*. These are:

  • Structure 3.0.5 +
  • Expresso 1.7 +
  • Zenbu 1.5.0 +
  • MX Google Map 1.3.4 +
  • CE Cache 1.7 +
  • Channel Images 5.2 +
  • Channel Files 5.2.0 +
  • Title Master 1.4.8 +
  • Wyvern 1.4.3 +

Pixel and Tonic

  • Wygwam +
  • Matrix 2.5 +
  • Playa 4.4 +
  • Assets 2.0 +

* Certain caveats apply, please see the official documentation.

If you would like to make your add-on Better Worklfow compatible please refer to our website for details on our API. If you need further information or just want to discuss compatibility please get in touch, we’d love to hear from you.

Better Workflow Links

Hooks Used

If the add-on is an extension, and ties into ExpressionEngine's core files, it will use ExpressionEngine hooks. We are listing any hooks the add-on uses for developers to have an easier time locating other add-ons that they can reference for their own work.

  1. sessions_start
  2. entry_submission_start
  3. entry_submission_ready
  4. entry_submission_end
  5. publish_form_channel_preferences
  6. publish_form_entry_data
  7. channel_entries_row
  8. channel_entries_query_result
  9. template_post_parse

This entry was created October 17, 2011, 9:34 am.
This entry was last updated September 28, 2017, 3:38 am.

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