How to use Microsoft Word as blog editor

Microsoft Office can be used a blog editor and for publishing blog posts. Some of the blog providers supported by Microsoft Word 2013, Word 2010 and Word 2007 are Windows Live Spaces, WordPress, Blogger, SharePoint blog, Community Server, Typepad and others.Microsoft Word can also be used as a tool for publishing your blog post that is as a blog editor.

Word 2013 and Word 2010 as blog publishing tool

To start publishing, navigate to New menu –> select Blog post

New blog post in Word 2013 and Word 2010

If you have not already registered your blog with Word 2010 then you need register by following below steps

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Click on on Register now button and select the your blog provider, in this example we are going for WordPress and the provider

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Enter your blog post URL and the account information of your blog.

Register blog account in Word 2013 and Word 2010

It also provides option to specify your image server, this can be done by using the Picture options.

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We are going with the default value as My blog provider. Click Ok to continue with the blog registration. The following warning dialog box would be displayed, Click Yes to continue.

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Account registration confirmation would be displayed as shown below. Click Ok to Continue

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Enter your blog post title and the content to be published.

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To specify the category for your blog post, Click on the Insert Category button. This should display Category field as shown below, select the required category for the post.

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Click Publish button to publish the blog post. If you want to publish the post as a draft, then you can select Publish as draft option using the drop down

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After successful publishing, the following confirmation message would be displayed

Publish blog post in Word 2013 and Word 2010

Word 2007 as blog publishing tool

The steps to be followed to make Microsoft Office 2007 as blog editor for a WordPress blog are listed below.

Click on the office button and select publish option followed by Blog option.

New blog post in Word 2013 and Word 2007

Now Register the blog

RegisterNow

And provide the Account information of your blog.

New Blog Account

After selecting the blog provider and clicking next, another dialog box should appear requesting for Account Information.

Register WordPress blog in Word 2007

Now provide the Blog Post URL information, and the required user credentials.

After clicking OK, the blog account gets registered and any new blog post now written would be posted to this new blog account.

Also See: How to add blog to Windows 8 start screen



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