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DITA Best Practices: A Roadmap for Writing, Editing, and Architecting in DITA by Jenifer Schlotfeldt, Michelle Carey, Laura Bellamy

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Chapter 11. Converting Content to DITA

The decision to convert content to DITA is a big one—congratulations! You’re now part of a legion of others who have discovered the benefits of DITA and topic-based writing. Now that the congratulations are over, you need to understand that converting content from an unstructured or even a structured markup language to DITA can be a daunting task. But it’s well worth the effort.

The conversion to DITA requires careful planning, dedicated team work, and committed resources. You need to consider several options and strategies when you plan your conversion and agree on a solution that best suits your content and your organization.

Conversion Goals

As part of the planning process, discuss and determine your ...

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