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Status Functionality already exists
Created by Guest
Created on Sep 5, 2018

Remove or Strip HTML tags during ingestion

Affects both ingestion and document conversion / segmentation.


Benefits usage of the ingested content making it consumable in a more basic format.   Original customer use case was to not only remove / strip HTML but also segment based on HTML header level.  So this content:



My content for first document.


Is this and I really am not sure if or how to handle <b>stylistic markup</b>




And here is my second document.



Ingested content resulting in two JSON documents.   


Follow up investigation on this idea:

  • how to handle imbedded stylistic markup
  • if the documents are split, should there be some relationship kept between them and the source
  • Guest
    Jan 23, 2021

    When connecting to Watson Assistant you can't customize the configruation meaning you can't remove the html tags. Its a major pain.

  • Guest
    Jan 31, 2019

    Hi Randy, doesn't this already exist?  We give options to remove specific tags and also create a pure text field.

  • Guest
    Sep 5, 2018

    Created cross reference at: with proper login.

  • Guest
    Sep 5, 2018

    Adding another comment to register origin of this idea. (I may not have logged in properly when entering the original idea)