Oxygen XML Web Author

Oxygen XML Web Author takes advantage of the state-of-the-art Oxygen authoring technology to bring XML editing and reviewing to any modern web browser. You can collaborate with other members of your team to contribute and modify content from anywhere on desktops, tablets, and mobile devices. The adaptive and innovative user interface is designed to allow you to interact with XML content in the most efficient and productive way possible.

Features & Technologies
Built-in Support for all major documentation frameworks
DITA Support
DITA
DocBook Support
DocBook
TEI Support
TEI
XHTML Support
XHTML

Oxygen XML Web Author comes with built-in support for DITA, DocBook, TEI, and XHTML document types. This support includes updates to the latest version of DITA (1.3) and allows you to use the latest specializations such as Lightweight DITA or DITA Learning and Training. Oxygen XML Web Author provides features such as visual editing, document structure validation, and content completion. You can also tweak the editing experience using standard technologies, such as CSS and XML Schema languages.

Content Repositories

Git/GitHub/GitLab/Bitbucket

Edit files directly from your public or private Git repositories. This includes support for all Git repository managers, with an improved user experience for GitHub/GitLab/Bitbucket. You can use a branching workflow to take advantage of automatic merging support for conflicts resolution.

WebDAV Servers

Choose from a variety of servers that support WebDAV, such as Box.com, Apache HTTP Server, Microsoft IIS, Subversion Edge, and Alfresco. The WebDAV support includes useful features such as automatic locking and automatically saving your document whenever a change is made.

SharePoint

Use Oxygen XML Web Author to edit and manage documents stored in a SharePoint library. After configuring your integration, you will have access to SharePoint-specific toolbar buttons that allow you to easily use a checkin/checkout collaboration workflow.

Extensibility

CMS Integration

Oxygen XML Web Author is integrated by many of the industry leading content management service providers. Our CMS partners providing integrations for Oxygen XML Web author include Astoria, Componize, DitaExchange, DITAworks, KGU, RSI and Vasont. A connector for IBM FileNet is also available.

Powerful API

Every feature is designed with customization in mind. By using the Oxygen SDK, you can add support for other XML vocabularies, connect the Oxygen XML Web Author to a CMS, or integrate it into your own application.

Custom Document Types

The Oxygen XML Web Author can be configured to work with any XML document type. The XML frameworks that are developed for Oxygen XML Editor can be deployed in the Web Author with a high degree of compatibility and you can customize the entire editing experience.

Contribution

Guided Authoring

The interface supports simple and intuitive data entry in XML format using form controls (such as text-fields, check-boxes, and buttons). The Content Completion Assistant simplifies the process of adding and editing XML structure while preserving document validity.

Automatic Validation

Automatic validation is provided when you make changes to help keep the document structure valid and to report spelling errors. It uses the same back-end technology as Oxygen XML Editor and numerous validation engines are provided (such as DTD, XML Schema, RNG, Schematron).

Document Templates

Oxygen XML Web Author includes a large variety of predefined templates to make it very simple to create new documents for any of the built-in frameworks. You can also create and customize your own templates in the desktop version of Oxygen XML Editor to use them in Web Author.

Reviewing

Easy Collaboration

You can collaborate with others just by sharing the link to the document. You can also use the change tracking feature to record all the changes made to the document so that others can review them before they are accepted.

Add Comments

Reviewers can add and manage comments directly in the document using a familiar GUI, with no XML knowledge required. Authors can use any Oxygen XML product to read and reply to the comments and adapt the content accordingly.

Single-Source Review

The Web Author offers true single-source reviewing, directly on the topic source. The nightmare of generating lengthy outputs, sending them to various reviewers, and then merging their suggestions is over.

Easy Management

Easy to Deploy

Oxygen XML Web Author can be installed in very little time using an intuitive wizard. System admins can perform maintenance tasks with an easy-to-use administration interface.

Easy to Maintain

Oxygen XML Web Author does not use a database, so it is easy to update or deploy in a cloud service provider. You can use the same frameworks as Oxygen desktop applications to make sure all your users have the same editing experience.

Runs in any Modern Browser

You can use Oxygen XML Web Author on your mobile devices or desktop browser and no setup is required. Just click on a link and you can immediately start reviewing or editing.