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The following tutorial will assist you with publishing your website using Microsoft Publisher.

  1. Open Microsoft Publisher, and then open the website you have developed.
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    Click, "File", "Publish to the Web..."


    If you receive a generic message regarding, "To publish your Web site, you need to subscribe to a Web Hosting provider." Click OK to continue.

  3. mp_3You will see a window asking you to save the file as index.htm. Change index.htm to (replace with your actual domain name) and click Save.
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    In the, "FTP Log On" window:
    - Select, "User"
    - Enter your cPanel username as the User
    - Enter your cPanel password as the Password
    - click OK


    If you receive a dialog box from Windows asking, "Do you want to keep blocking this program?" click Unblock.

  5. mp_6Your website files need to be uploaded to your public_html folder. Double click, "public_html" to open this folder. If your website is going to be directly in the document root then you don't need to do anything further. If your website will be in a separate folder, then you need to look for the folder where your files will be saved and click it. For example, if you are publishing your website into a folder called "blog", then the website path may look like
  6. mp_7Click, "Save"

    Important! Make sure to click on the folder where your website files will be located before saving.

  7. If you receive a warning regarding, "Publisher has created a filtered HTML version..." click OK to continue.

    You will see a ,"Publishing HTML file(s)..." message. When this has completed, your website has been uploaded!

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2015-06-16 3:04 pm

Appreciate the article,

Especially since I did not think it was possible to post from MS Publisher. However, I do use WordPress and can post a newsletter from MS Word. I noticed in the artcle it is for html site, so how could I post to a WordPress site?

Thank you,

5,755 Points
2015-06-17 12:05 am
Hello Rodwell Smith,

You should be able to export the HTML like normal and put that HTML code in a post or page.

Best Regards,
TJ Edens

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