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.

Example 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