- Considering the emerging trends, the XML will serve as a link between different platforms and applications. As for the use of XML in business, experts says that the best area for this is B2B (business-to-business). Many companies are already specializing in e-commerce, actively using Extensible Markup Language to improve cooperation with partners.
XML is a universal platform-independent markup language that can be used for hierarchical data representation and unification of the transmitted information.
To open for viewing or editing a file with an XML extension is possible with the help of plain text editor such as notepad, notepad +, AkelPad. You can also use the Internet browser, such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer.
- Any online store has marketable feed - file in XML format, where the data for all products is stored in hierarchical order. The description of each contains the characteristics and the links to the product page. This file is useful for marketing automation because it can be updated mechanically, and the data from it is easy to "read" for automation services.
- Competera recommends all users to use XML files to work with the service. This file eliminates the need to update and delete items manually. You can always adjust the range in the monitoring of prices and availability of products, put labels, as well as links to your site.
The file itself is composed of a tree of parent categories and subcategories with all the goods that need to monitor. You pass the link to the XML file, and we're already start syncing with a dashboard.