Content Validation is an important part of any workflow. Validation ensures that content-breaking errors don’t make it through to delivery and helps catch things that human eyes might miss. And, when executed skillfully, it can also help improve returns and even grow your business. Here are three ways this can happen. Increased Output Accuracy A […]
Content Validation: Errors vs Warnings
Making an eBook is easy. Making a good eBook… that’s a bit more of a challenge. At a minimum, validation can prevent broken or erroneous content from being sent through production. But can validation also help us make good content? It absolutely can. That is, if the person creating the validation rules understands what […]
Why Is Error Reporting Important?
Validation is an important part of any publisher’s workflow. It prevents broken or flawed content from moving forward undetected. And it helps reduce the amount of manual intervention and QA required by the workflow process. But identifying errors and halting erroneous content is only half of the story. After all, once the error is […]
What is Exactly is an LMS (Learning Management System)?
What is an LMS? An LMS, or Learning Management System, is a special Content Management System (CMS) geared toward interactive educational content or training materials. When you think about educational content, you may picture university and school settings, but more and more businesses are beginning to utilize Learning Management Systems for their training materials. That’s […]
What is an XML First Workflow?
What is XML? XML (Extensible Markup Language) is a widely used language for attaching metadata to content. Using XML allows you to attach information about structure, styling, and more directly to the content it pertains to. Best of all, the information you attach can carry over to whatever format—or formats—your content ends up in. […]
What You Should Know About Content Conversion
With modern technology, content conversion may seem like a non-issue. A task like converting a Word document to a PDF or a PDF to an ePub is something that you can do with just a couple clicks, right? Well, it’s not exactly that simple. Accessibility Not Guaranteed Just because content fits a format, doesn’t mean […]