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Content Mapper Integration

Heretto CCMS can be integrated with Content Mapper.

Simply XML provides simple solutions for creating and publishing DITA content from Microsoft® Word. Content Mapper enables anyone who uses Microsoft® Word to contribute content to the DITA publishing effort and enables any organization to take full advantage of XML.


This functionality may not be available by default in Heretto CCMS. For more information, contact your Customer Success Manager.

Important: Content Mapper is compatible only with Windows operating systems.

Connect Content Mapper with Heretto CCMS

Connecting your Content Mapper desktop application with Heretto CCMS enables you to open Heretto CCMS resources in Content Mapper.

  • Ensure that you have Microsoft Word 2010, Word 2013, Word 2016, or Word 2019 installed on your Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10 workstation.
  • Install the current version of Java run time.
  • Download, install, and activate Content Mapper.
  • If you use a Single-Sign On (SSO) solution to log on to your Heretto CCMS instance, generate a token for use in the password field. See Generate and Invalidate a Token.
  1. Open the Manifest Configuration Utility desktop application.
  2. In the left pane, click easyDITA Repository.
  3. Under easyDITA Settings, fill in the Base URI field with the following:
    Where your-organization is the name of your CCMS organization, as it appears in your Heretto CCMS URL.
    Note: If your Heretto URL uses the old domain, for example,, use
  4. Click Close and then Save.
Close and reopen Content Mapper and Microsoft Word applications.

Open a Heretto CCMS Resource in Content Mapper

You can easily open files from your Heretto CCMS Content Library in Content Mapper.

Note: Files that you open in Content Mapper are locked and not editable in Heretto CCMS. For more information, see File Locks.
  1. In the Content Library, right-click a resource.
    Right-click a concept topic.
  2. Select Open in Content Mapper.
  3. If prompted, enable Content Mapper to open links.
  4. If prompted, enter your credentials.
    The resource opens in Content Mapper.