What is a DITA Topic?

DITA topics are pieces of componentized content that can be written and understood as a single subject. 

Topics are the building blocks of DITA, and are organized into DITA maps

Use cases 

  • Reuse content across multiple documents 
  • Systematically build complex documentation
Key benefits
  • Makes content reuse quick and easy 
  • Eliminates duplication of effort 
  • Content becomes more easily digestible to the reader 
  • More efficient translation