Publishing Blog Post from Microsoft Office Word 2013 – Simple Tutorial

Microsoft Office Word 2013 is the best word processor that you can get. What more if you can configure your word 2013 so that you can easily draft a Blog post in Word not on your Blogging platform? It will be great to format your Blog posts in word 2013 as it will be more convenient rather to compose in editor provided by Blogging platform. One more reason of using Word 2013 as Blogging editor tool is the familiarity with the features and habit of using it day in day out. Moreover Word 2013 offers extra features like grammar check, spelling check etc. Me as a blogger writes a single post many times with changes in every version. In Microsoft office Word 2013 you can easily compare two documents for changes.

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Publishing Blog Post from Microsoft Office Word 2013

Publishing Blog Post from Microsoft Office Word 2013

Publishing Blog post from Word 2013 is very simple and just like creating and formatting a normal doc file. To start with, Click File -> New and select ‘Blog Post’ option.

Blog Post

Blog Post

Now click on create button to download the Blog Post template from Microsoft office 2013 store.

download blog post from office 2013

download blog post from office 2013

As it will be first time you are going to publish a post from Word 2013, office ask to register your Blog. There will be option to Register Later if you don’t want to post from word 2013 now. Click on ‘Register Now’ option

Register Blog with Word 2013

Register Blog with Word 2013

Word 2013 will show you list of different Blogging platforms supported such as WordPress, BlogSpot, TypePad and other. Select the one that you are using. For this tutorial I have selected WordPress as my Blogging platform. And after selecting click on Next button

Select Blogging Platform

Select Blogging Platform

Enter login details with Blog Post URL. In the screenshot below replace the domain name with your Blog URL address.

Enter WordPress Account Details

Enter WordPress Account Details

 Next screen allow you to select the image upload settings, select the option and let Word 2013 to do connection test with your Blog. Once the connection is successful create your post and publish it using the button given in Word 2013. You can either directly publish the post or can save it as a draft. I would recommend you to go for ‘Publish as Draft’ option as it will allow you to check how your post will look in your Blog.

Publish blog post from Word 2013

Publish blog post from Word 2013

Conclusion: Publishing Blog Post from Word 2013 is very simple and it save a lot of time in formatting and other things. If you like Publishing Blog Post from Microsoft Office Word 2013, let us know by commenting below.

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