It always becomes a headache for any blog writers while publishing any article with a rich formatting like a word document, with lots of pictures added inside the blog post.
For all the bloggers like me who have faced problem of rich formatting while posting an article in blog, so guys here is the easiest way to publish your well formatted articles from MS word 2007 itself , even without going to your Blog's dashboard J
Microsoft word 2007 is providing a great functionality of publishing your fully formatted word document direct to your blog from word 2007 itself. And it's even easier from the traditional way.
Here are the few steps you have to follow and you are DONE!!
Creating Blog article in word
Step 1: CREATING A NEW WORD BLOG POST
Open MS word 2007, go to menu and select NEW,
You will get the screen as shown below. Now choose "New blog post" as the RED arrow indicates below.
Step 2: WRITING A BLOG POST
Once you choose new blog post you will find the screen as shown below.
Now just like we prepare a word document prepare your full article here, with all formatting and pictures added.
Step 3: SETTING BLOG POST TITLE
As shown in below screen shot set your article title at marked place.
Publishing Blog article to your wordpress blog
Step 1: REGISTER YOUR BLOG ACCOUNT IN WORD 2007
As show in above picture, clicking on PUBLISH will ask you to register your existing blog account by using Blog URL and username/password.
CHOOSE YOUR BLOG PROVIDER as shown below. – I have configured with my wordpress Blog
Fill out all your blog details as shown below.
After submitting above form MS word will validate the details, after verification it will pop up a success message as given in below screen.
With above step now your Blog account got registered in MS word 2007.
Next to this step it will again ask for your blog's admin username/password to publish the blog on your original blog account.
Finally you will get your article posted onto your blog and will get the message as shown below.
Managing blog accounts and setting article categories in wordpress article
Later on whenever you use word for publishing your blog articles, you will get your account registered and you can manage all your blog accounts as shown below. And also can mark any blog as default.
INSERT ARTICLE CATEGORIES IN BLOG POST
Again setting categories for your blog post is been very easy, all you have to do is just click on "insert category" button as shown below
It will show a full list of all your wordpress blog existing categories in a drop down.
You can also type any new category over here if not in list of existing.
For this article I have given example of WORD PRESS blog, but we can also configure for other blog providers like blogger etc...
!!! ENJOY BLOGGING!!! J