Structured Authoring

Structured Authoring is an approach to writing content according to predefined rules that help create documents that are more consistent, accurate, and accessible. Structured authoring is governed by an XML-based content model that provides a rich set of elements to describe the content semantically.

Structured writing also makes it possible to separate content from layout (formatting), making it easier to focus on the content and have a CCMS that takes care of the format dynamically and automatically.

By providing a rich semantic machine-readable model of the content, structured authoring is the prerequisite for single-source content reuse.