What’s new in this authoring guide


This page provides information about the latest additions to this guide. Minor updates not included.

February 2023

January 2023

November 2022

September 2022

  • Adding line numbering and highlighting to code blocks.
  • Added instructions for setting up a webhook to auto-create JIRA tickets whenever users log issues or submit PRs using the public mirror. Contact us if you want to enable this workflow.
  • Added instructions for writers to create jira tickets for logging bugs or enhancement requests for the EXL team.
  • Updated style guidelines with quick links and best practices on information design.

August 2022

July 2022

May 2022

April 2022

March 2022

  • Redirects processing now runs every two hours (every even hour, Pacific Time) instead of once a day.
  • Added content type examples (from AEP) in Content types.

February 2022

January 2022

  • Updated the Video page (MPC video process, general edits). KT/MPC experts, please send feedback to Blake.

December 2021

November 2021

  • You can now easily rename the Git default branch (archived: rename-git-branch.md) from master to main.
  • Run a quick job to remove all unused assets from your repo.
  • Added Gender and inclusive terminology as dedicated page to the topic.
  • Updates to Heading names and page titles. Added examples of all types of headings for tutorials and product docs, defined types of headings (overview, introduction, fundamentals of…, get started with…)

October 2021

September 2021

  • Updated guidance in Cleanup Tasks article. Please take a look at that article.
  • Updated documentation to explain that !UICONTROL and !DNL syntax can be added to HTML tables and code blocks. The pipeline strips out these UICONTROL/DNL tags during packaging for publication.
  • Can’t find what you’re looking for in this guide? We still can’t search within this guide, but the home page now has a list of articles and description/keywords. Press Cmd+F on that page to search for the term you’re looking for. Still not ideal, but maybe this helps. Feel free to edit that page with more keywords.
  • Documentation about creating contextual help popovers in product pages.

August 2021

July 2021

June 2021

May 2021

April 2021

  • New review branch is currently being tested for repos that are using the new version of Jenkins.
  • Art of the TOC - Rewrote guidance on tables of contents.
  • Metadata - Full rewrite to metadata, tagging, yaml locations, and more.

March 2021

February 2021

January 2021

  • Updated metadata guidance for title and description to improve SEO. We’re also rolling out new feature, topic, role, and level metadata (in-progress). See Metadata.
  • Added info about manually installing the Adobe VSC extension.
  • Added additional values for product metadata.

December 2020

November 2020

  • The activate-exl job now pushes content live immediately. The 2-hour pickup schedule applies only to auto-activated repos. See Publish content.

October 2020

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