Substance is an open platform for digital publishing
built on top of a web-first document format.
We ensure strict separation of content and layout.
This allows building simple user interfaces for structured editing.
We want to make it easier to write together, review and discuss content in the open.
We use 100% web-technology, so we don't depend on any server infrastructure.
Our system consists of independent modules that can be customized easily.
We release all building blocks as open source.
Substance provides an extensive, customizable content creation and annotation framework that enables user-centric interfaces and automatic data processing via your web-browser. Thanks to its modular nature it creates an ideal environment for many integration scenarios.
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As the initiator of Substance, Michael coordinates the project and leads UI/UX development.
Find him on Github.
As experts in the fields of academic publishing, online journalism and Open Government, we are offering custom integrations of the Substance platform. These can either be scoped prototyping projects or long-term contracts including a fixed monthly time-budget for custom development. Don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.