Invalid XML and BOM characters
This document describes how to check if your XML are valid before importing them in the CWCM.
Get an XML editor
In order to check if your XML documents are valid, we recommend you to use Notepad++ and its XML plugin.
Install the "XML Tools" plugin
Please copy the DLL of the "XML Tools" plugin in the folder "\Notepad++\plugins".
Install the external libraries
Please copy the DLLs of the external libraries in "\Notepad++".
Check the encoding of your XML document
Thanks to Notepad++, you will be able to convert the encoding of your XML documents.
Check if your XML syntax is valid
Using the XSD schemas available from our portal, you will be able to check if the XML syntax is valid.
Download the schemas from our portal
- Open the XML document in Notepad++.
- Click "Plugins > XML Tools > Validate now".
- Browse your computer and select the XSD schema corresponding to the type of your document (short_content, event, etc.).
- Click "Open".
- Click "OK".
If there are any errors, please correct them and then check the document again untill your XML is valid.