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Content audit template

Use the template to organise your content audit.

An audit helps you understand how old a piece of content is, who owns it and what the quality is like. After an audit you’ll be able to judge what needs to change or be removed.

Use a template to complete the audit

Content audit template (XLS 42KB) — see the notes tab for descriptions of each column.

Or you can search online for a content audit template to suit your needs.


You may be able to extract the information you need from your content management system.

Analyse the data

For guidance on how to turn your data into something useful, see:

Content inventory on

How to perform a content audit and extract meaningful insights (webinar)

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