Before we tell you how you can use Microsoft WordPress to publish your content directly to your WordPress website, here are some of the important points to know.
When you attempt to publish post from MS Word to WordPress the following warning will appear, “When Word sends information to the blog service provider and it may be possible for other people to see that information. This includes your user name and password. Do you want to continue?”
So, as an honest blogger I would not recommend you this way to publish content, it may risky for you to catch by hackers. Because after researching on the internet about this issue we would unable to find any helping metrical.
Step 1. (Remote Publishing)
First of all set up your blog to accept posts from your MS Word document. For this go to Settings >> Writing >> Remote Publishing. Here you will need to check the XML-RPC and click on the “Save Changes” button.
Step 2. (Open the Word Document)
Top open the word document go to File >> New >> Blog Post.
Step 3. (Set Up Connection with WordPress Blog)
For the very first time when you open the word blogging template, a dialog box will appear with “Register Now” and “Register Later” buttons. It’s up to you, you want to do it now or later. However, if you want to add multiple sites in your MS Word document you have to repeat it again on each new website.
Step 4. (Start Post Publishing)
To do this task bring your mouse curser to the publish button on the upper left corner of your document and click on “Publish as draft”. Once you click on “Register an Account” button select “WordPress” as your new blog account.
Choose WordPress as your blogging platform.
Step 5. (Enter Site URL)
Now it’s time to add your website URL that should be end with “xmlrpc.php” because this is the name that help your Word document to attach with WordPress.
- Enter your website URL
- Enter WP-admin user name
- Enter Wp-admin user password
For the time being you may leave the option to “upload a picture” and go to the next step.
Step 6. (Start Writing a Blog Post)
Write a complete blog post that would include your title, sub headings, formatting, internet or external links and images. Once your post ready to publish go to the next step.
Step 7. (Insert Category)
Click on the “Insert Category” button and choose the relevant category form your blog.
Step 8. (Publish Post)
It’s time to publish your post on WordPress using Microsoft Word blogging document. We would recommend you to “Publish as Draft” because if you want to do some SEO setting like meta title, meta description and meta tags you can do it before you make your post live.