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Learn about the basics of content management

If you’re just getting started with structured content management, this is the place for you.

 

What is Structured Content?

Structured content is content must conform to a predetermined standard.
A predetermined standard makes your structured content intelligible for applications and systems.

 

What is a Component Content Management System?

A typical Content Management System tracks content in the form of pages or documents. However, A CCMS tracks the content in the form of components. Those components are smaller chunks of content that are combined and recombined to create the larger documents.

 

What is Multi-Channel Publishing?

Multi-Channel publishing is the process of publishing a single deliverable into multiple output formats without any manual adjustment to the formatting.

This structure allows other systems and applications to interact with content in helpful ways.

 

What is DITA XML?

Every technical communicator has heard of DITA XML, but the function, purpose, and nuance of the standard is often misunderstood.

That’s because DITA XML is fundamentally different from other techcomm standards.

 

What is a Single Source of Truth?

A Single Source of Truth is a phrase that is often misunderstood. That’s because a Single Source of Truth is not a thing – it’s a state.

 

What is Conditional Processing?

Conditional Processing is a way to deliver content that is hyper-personalized for your different readers.

You can filter content by product, platform, audience, or anything else you desire. This level of granularity means control for you, your team, and your readers.

 

What is Content Reuse?

Learn why copy and paste, while fast at first, wreaks long term damage. Instead of copy and paste, consider structured reuse. By reusing structured content in a CCMS, you can create, assemble, and deploy better content fast!

 

What is a Knowledge Base?

At its core, a Knowledge Base is where questions are answered, but many people buy a knowledge base hoping it will “fix” their deeper knowledge management issues (Don’t Do That!).

 

Structured Content: What is it and How to Get Started?

Structured Content is a different way to create, manage, and deploy content. But, it also requires an elevated understanding of content itself and how it SHOULD operate.

 

Understanding the Power of DITA XML

DITA XML is a standard for structured content that was designed specifically to optimize for structured reuse and multi-format, multi-channel publishing.

 

What is a Knowledge Base?

At its core, a Knowledge Base is where questions are answered, but many people buy a knowledge base hoping it will “fix” their deeper knowledge management issues (Don’t Do That!).

 

Structured Content: What is it and How to Get Started?

Structured Content is a different way to create, manage, and deploy content. But, it also requires an elevated understanding of content itself and how it SHOULD operate.

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