Delete Site Collection on SharePoint Online and Office 365 using Nintex Workflows

Welcome to an article on how to use the action "Office 365 Delete Site" on SharePoint Online and Office 365 using Nintex Workflows. This article will be display the action “Office 365 Delete Site Collection”. Here we will see how to configure this action and use it for our work.

Using this action you can delete a site collection from Office 365 portal as an automation.

Let’s see the implementation of this functionality.

  • Go to Site Contents of the site.

  • Open Nintex Workflows.

  • Click on Create new workflow.

  • You will come to the design phase of the Nintex workflows.

  • Add the action, “Office 365 delete site collection” action by right clicking  on the workflow or by dragging and dropping from the left toolbox.

  • Now let’s configure it.

  • When you double click on the action the following screen opens up.


    1. Site Collection URL - Provide the site collectionURL which will be deleted.
    2. Username - Provide the site user name.
    3. Password - Specify the password.

  • Now we have configured our workflow, let’s go ahead and publish it to use it.

  • Click on Publish on the left corner of the ribbon of Nintex Designer.

  • You will see the screen below.

  • Give your workflow a name.

  • Description

  • Choose your task list where it should store the tasks; it will be Workflow Tasks by default.

  • Choose your history list where it should store the history logs; it will be Workflow History by default.

  • Click on Publish.

  • Your workflow will get published.

Once you configure, the workflow will automate the process of deleting the site collection as per your conditions.

So in this article we saw how to delete a site collection on SharePoint Office 365 using the action "Office 365 delete site collection" in SharePoint Online and Office 365 using Nintex Workflows. We will see more new articles on the actions of Nintex Workflows in the other parts of the series. Until  then, keep learning!

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