Karen McGrane

Separating content from presentation


Given that content must live on a variety of devices and platforms, we say “the page is dead” and we must “separate content from form.”

But what does separating content from presentation actually mean? Is it a conceptual model to inform the content creation and design process? Using style sheets? Decoupling content from templates in the CMS? Using APIs? All that and more?

What say you, internet commmenter? Thoughts, examples, stories to tell about what separating content from presentation means in your world? Leave a comment from the link (it’s in the sidebar or at the top, I don’t know your device!)