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Reviewing drafts in Adobe Contribute CS4


One of the important tasks in web content management is the review process. Any content created needs to be reviewed by a set of people/reviewers before the content goes live to the website. Reviewing a content using other traditional methods like mail becomes time consuming and is more likely to be error-prone. Also, the review does not adhere to a workflow. And also tracking the reviewer comments is a tedious task when the review process involves multiple reviewers. Hence getting the content reviewed by multiple users in a short span of time and tracking their comments becomes a challenge.

Contribute CS4 brings in the feature “Annotation Mode of Review” to make the review process simpler, easier and reliable. This feature helps the users to add the comments on the review draft and still maintaining the original draft intact.

Let’s have a look at how Annotation Mode of Review works in Contribute CS4

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WYSIWYG Editing of DRUPAL Content


WYSIWYG editing of sites managed by DRUPAL!!!!

Adobe Contribute is a WYSIWYG editor which helps the user in creating and managing the website content as well as creating and editing of the blog entries. It supports movable type, WordPress and Typepad.

As most of you might know, Drupal helps to host sites and also enables the user to edit/view the content using blog editors via blogAPI.

In the following sections, lets see how Contribute can help in WYSIWYG editing of the web content managed by Drupal.


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Auto Save In Contribute


Do you know that data loss can be prevented using the Auto save feature in Contribute?

Users don’t have to worry about the data loss due to any unexpected events. Users can define the preferences once and stop worrying thereafter.

Just define the auto save frequency up to as low as 1 minute and save your time of rewriting the content in the case of unexpected crash

Auto save feature in Contribute saves the drafts at specified time intervals.

Following steps explains how to enable Auto save:

1. Launch Contribute Application

2. Go to Edit -> Preferences (Contribute -> Preferences in MAC).

3. Go to the second option “Editing” in the left panel

4. Enable Auto save and set the time between the ranges of 1 – 120 (minutes).

5. Contribute saves the draft at specified time intervals.

Click on the below image to view flash movie on “Enabling Auto save in Contribute

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