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Help on specific questions – How to get individual answers at Hotline level from ST4-FAQs

You may have already discovered this in ST4 2017. The Help menu now lets you go straight to FAQs – a new information service for ST4 users. Today’s post is about where this link takes you and what help can be found there. Continue reading


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Deep-frozen content – how releases in ST4 aid your authoring process

It is fitting, during this chilly winter period, that today’s post is about deep-freezing content. This is how we like to describe SCHEMA ST4’s release function in our training courses. But what is behind it? And above all, what do you get out of it? This hot topic (to stay with the metaphor) is what I would like to reveal a little bit about today. Continue reading


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The ST4 project configurator – retrieving and publishing content automatically

On Tuesday of next week, the tekom annual conference will get underway in Stuttgart. At the conference we will be presenting the latest version of our component content management system – ST4 2017.

Today I want to tell you about one of the most exciting new features: the project configurator. In general terms, it reduces the workload involved in manually compiling nodes in projects.

What sounds easy (and it really is easy), will open up completely new vistas for you in terms of organising your authoring processes. Not only can you automate the cooperation between ST4 and other systems, but you can also automate tasks directly in the system. Continue reading


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The new CDS: more integration, easier administration, ready for Information 4.0

In our most recent posts we have written a lot about our ST4 component content management system and the new possibilities that the 2017 version offers you as a user.

Today I want to turn my attention to the SCHEMA Content Delivery Server (CDS for short), our solution for securely distributing relevant information to target groups. What can you expect from the next version? What new features can we show you when you visit our stand at the tekom annual conference in Stuttgart?

So much has changed and I want to briefly introduce you to the highlights here. Continue reading


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Catalog Content Integration – Electronic Parts Catalogues with added value from ST4, CDS and CATALOGcreator

If you regularly read our blog, you’ve probably already noticed that the topic of automation takes centre stage for us, as developers of component content management systems. Simply managing and creating clean content is no longer a feat for a modern CMS. One big challenge is integrating into environments with diverse expert systems and interacting with these systems as efficiently as possible. Continue reading


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Tables in ST4 – Why Not Manage Them in Their Own Nodes?

Do you work a lot with tables in ST4? I hardly dare ask this question. Whoever uses an content management system such as ST4, needs tables in many contexts. In user guides at every turn – and equally often in data sheets, spare parts catalogs, and service manuals.

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ST4 Online Media Designer: Online Layouts made easy

You are familiar with this scenario: The agent delivered the prototypes and now the only thing that is left is to transfer the design into the CMS. Or: Your clients want their product datasheets “exactly” in the design of their homepage – however in HTML5. And you know: A whole lot of work is waiting for you. However this is now going to end. Continue reading