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ePublishing with InDesign CS6: Design and produce digital publications for tablets, ereaders, smartphones, and more by Pariah Burke

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Finalizing the Publication

Before distributing your publication to the world, there are few finishing touches you might want to add.

Adding Metadata

I’ve talked about adding metadata throughout the book, so I’ll be brief here. First a reminder: metadata makes the world go round. Actually, love does that, but metadata makes a smile...no, wait, that’s Coca-Cola. Forget it. Look, metadata is important. It helps your publication get properly indexed and attributed, it communicates copyright and ownership, and it spells out exactly who to sue for infringement.

Fill in as much metadata as is relevant before publishing the PDF. You can furnish all the metadata within the PDF itself by going to File > Properties in Acrobat, but it’s much better to supply ...

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