|Information types and topics / Information types|
The task topic is one of the three base DITA information types.
Task topics are used to document the steps of a particular task or procedure, or to document the stages within a high level process. Task topics are the building blocks for task-oriented documentation. Task topics are more strictly structured than concept and reference topics.
Task topics address the question of "how to?".
The root element of a task topic is task.