Posts in Category "Collaborative Publishing"

Inserting HTML5 Audio Using Adobe Contribute 6.5

HTML5 provides a standard for playing audio files. HTML5 defines a new element which specifies a standard way to embed an audio file on a web page: the
element. With Adobe Contribute 6.5 we can insert HTML5 audio files.

Using the HTML5 Audio option, you can insert an audio file of MP3, Ogg, or WAV format. Note that the support for these formats varies in different browsers. The following table displays the audio formats and the supported browser versions.

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HTML5 Editing Support on Adobe Contribute 6.5

HTML5 is a new standard for HTML that enhances the browsing experience. The latest version of all major browsers supports many of HTML5 features.

What HTML5 editing support does Adobe Contribute 6.5 provides?

Using Contribute, you can edit HTML5 pages. Contribute supports insertion of HTML5 tags such as video and audio. When you create a new web page, by default, it is of HTML5 type. You are also provided with an option to convert an HTML Doctype to HTML5 Doctype.

This post will detail on the insertion of HTML5 Video and HTML5 Video Properties functionalities.

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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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