Compare Page Display

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Wondered how your web page looks in different browsers before your page goes live?

                  This has been always a pain point for content authors, because each browser displays the content differently. With Contribute CS5, we address this issue by providing ‘Compare Page Display’ option. So, when a user creates a web page or edits it, and, before he publishes the page, he can click the Compare Page Display button. Contribute displays the web page in three of the most popular browsers – IE, Firefox and Webkit (which is the core of Safari and Google Chrome). Now, the user can compare the web page display side-by-side in all the 3 browsers, and make changes, if necessary.

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Edit web page source in an external application

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You can edit web page source in an external application to make quick modifications or to do testing, such as link checking or accessibility testing. Contribute opens the source in an external editing application. Editing web page source in an external application is very different than the editing experience in Contribute.

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Subversion in Contribute CS5

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Many websites use Subversion for version control management and it’s an open source.

Contribute® also has geared up and extended its support for Subversion enabled websites with any of the 4 types of protocols SVN ; Http ; Https ; SVN + SSH.
To configure SSH refer the article – http://kb2.adobe.com/cps/406/kb406167.html

How to connect to a site which uses subversion? 

And also, how Contribute integrates with Subversion and store the information?

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Adobe Contribute CS5 is out!

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A fully functioning free 30-day Trial
can be downloaded from Adobe.com
. Adobe® Contribute® CS5 software is a powerful web publishing and website
management tool that integrates authoring, reviewing, and publishing in
an easy-to-use WYSIWYG HTML editor. Increase web publishing
productivity collaboratively while simplifying oversight and approval
tasks.

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Now edit XML contents natively in Adobe Contribute CS5!

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Is it possible to edit XML files in Adobe Contribute?

Now Contribute CS5 supports native XML editing. You can directly update the XML contents using Contribute CS5. Content authors can now update XML data rendered by dynamic web pages within Contribute by browsing to the corresponding XML page and editing them directly. XML elements and attribute values can be modified protecting the structural elements such as nodes and tags. Contribute also validates the XML file displaying them for editing, and also while publishing them.

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Contribute and Windows 7

Contribute CS3 and CS4 are compatible with Windows 7. For details please check the Creative Suite FAQ for full Windows 7 at http://www.adobe.com/products/creativesuite/faq/

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Go to your 25th blog entry in 2 clicks!!

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Go to your 25th blog entry in 2 clicks!!

How I can go to my 25th blog entry? I have so many entries in my blog. Here Contribute gives hand in jumping to your 25th blog entry in 2 clicks. Contribute makes your life easy in WYSIWYG editing and viewing the contents of any entry in 2 clicks.

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Compatibilty and Transition mode in Contribute

Transition and Compatibility Mode

     Wondering why after the migration the Contribute users for the website are not able to connect to the site? What can be the reason?

     Contribute offers two compatibility options to the Site Administrators — one that allows users with earlier versions to work on the website, and one that does not. Following steps can be used to go to the settings:

  • Go to Edit > Administer Websites and select a website.
  • Administer Website dialog box comes up.
  • Select Compatibility from the list on the left.

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Quickly blog about feeds you receive via Aggregators

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Using Contribute, you can easily post content such as news items to your blog from RSS aggregators. You can set Contribute as your blog publishing tool in RSS aggregators such as FeedDemon (Windows) and NetNewsWire (Mac OS). You can post your favorite or interesting news clips to your blog and also add your own comments before you post it.

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Are you a power user – try using Insert HTML Snippet

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Do you want manage Google Analytics using Contribute? Do you want embed YouTube video into webpage?’ You can achieve this easily in Contribute. To know how to achieve this, read on….

Contribute being a Simple WYSIWYG tool how power user would add codes on fly? For example, you can insert code snippets that run video or audio files in your web or blog pages. However, you can add code snippets only if the website Administrator has granted the relevant permission to your user role.

If the website Administrator has not enabled the Allow HTML Snippet Insertion option for your user role, the HTML Snippet option in the Insert menu will be disabled. However, this option is enabled by default, for blog entries.

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