Topic outline

  • CAP Issuing badgeIn the prerequisite course, CAP Basics, you were introduced to the Common Alerting Protocol: the benefits for using it; the technology behind it; examples of tools for issuing CAP alerts; and examples of CAP-based alert hubs. In this short course, you will further explore the structure of CAP alert messages and an online tool for authoring CAP alert messages.

    • Course Overview

    • Anatomy of a CAP Alert Message

      The first lesson in this course reviews the details about the structure of CAP alert messages, its elements, and the XML that defines them. 

    • Explore the CAP AlertEditor

      The second lesson in this course is a further exploration of the elements of a CAP alert while learning how to use an online CAP alert authoring tool.