Publishing

Document Publishing

How to

Publish documents

You can publish documents inside or outside your organization from Writer. When you publish a document, a link will be generated which you can use to share your document and embed it in websites or blogs.

To publish a document

  1. Click the Distribute button at the top-right corner of the screen and click the Publish drop-down in the top menu bar that appears.
    Alternatively, click File > Publish.
  2. Select whether you want to publish the document within the organization or on the web from the drop-down.

Publish within organization

Publishing documents within organization lets anyone in the organization to view the document.

To publish documents within organization,

  1. Choose Within Organization option from the Publish drop-down.
  2. In the Publish pop-up, Click Publish. Now this will open a Publish Settings dialog. Click here for steps.

Publish to the web

Publishing documents to the web lets anyone with the publish link to view the document.

To publish documents to the web,

  1. Choose Publish to the web option from the Publish drop-down.
  2. In the Publish popup, Click Publish. Now this will open a Publish Settings dialog. Click here for steps.

Publish settings

Once you publish the document (either within organization or to public), you can do the following:

  • Web URL: This tab will give you a shareable link of the document.
  • Embed: This tab will give you a link to embed your document in a website or a blog.
  • Email: You can send the document link via email.
  • Enable automatic republishing, so that the document is published automatically for every edit you do. Also, share your published links via LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.
  • Click Done.

Embed document in a website/blog

You can embed your Writer document on your website/blog without having to fiddle too much with its source code. You can just copy its HTML code and paste it into your website/blog.

To embed a document,

  1. Click on the Distribute button at the top-right corner of the screen.
  2. Under Publish select Publish to the web. A pop-up window will appear with an alert message. Go through the message and click Publish to continue publishing.
  3. Now, another pop-up window will appear with three options.
  4. Select Embed and click Copy to copy the embed code.
  5. Click Done.

Post to WordPress

Writer is integrated with WordPress's blogging platform. You can publish your content on WordPress directly from Writer.

Connect your WordPress Site

To publish content on WordPress, you need to connect the required Site from your WordPress account where your blog will be published.

  1. Click More >Automate >Publishing > Post to Blog. Alternatively, click on the Distribute button at the top-right corner of the screen.
  2. In the Post To Blog panel, select WordPress.
  3. In the pop-up window that appears, enter your WordPress login credentials and click Approve.
  4. Your WordPress sites will be linked with your Writer account.

Post to WordPress: Publishing options

  1. Once your WordPress account is linked with your Writer account, choose the required WordPress site under the Site header to post the content in your WordPress account.
  2. Under Properties header, you can update the blog title, add category and add tags to your blog. Writer's writing assistant Zia automatically detects the tags that best match your blog content. You can choose the relevant suggestions and add tags to your blog.
  3. Publishing options:
    • Choose topost the blog immediately or schedule a time to post your blog.
    • Choose to post the blog with inline styles or without any style applied. Posting without styles lets publishing your blog as a basic HTML file.You can later make changes with respect to your WordPress theme. The heading tags, basic formatting and hyperlinks will be retained. On the other hand, posting your blog with inline styles lets you retain the font color, size and other styles applied in your document.
  4. Click Publish.

Post to Blogger

Writer is also integrated with Blogger for you to post your content directly to your Blogger account right from inside Writer.

Connect your Blogger Site

To publish your document on Blogger

  1. Click More >Automate > Publishing > Post to Blog.
    Alternatively, click on the Distribute button at the top-right corner of the screen.
  2. In the Post To Blog panel, select Blogger.
  3. Click on Add an account to add your blogger site to Writer. In the pop-up window that appears, enter your Google login credentials and click Allow.

    Once done, the Post to Blogger panel will open. You can update the blog name, add labels and schedule the posting time from this panel.

Post to Blogger: Publishing options

  1. Choose a Blogger site associated with your Blogger account under the Accounts Header of the Post to Blogger panel.
  2. Now under Blogs header, choose a blog to publish this post.
  3. Under Properties header, update the blog title and add labels.
  4. Publishing options:
    • Scheduling: Choose to post the blog immediately or schedule the required time to publish your blog.
    • Choose to post the blog with inline styles or without any style applied. Posting without styles lets publishing your blog as a basic HTML file. You can later make changes with respect to your Blogger theme. The heading tags, basic formatting and hyperlinks will be retained. On the other hand, posting your blog with inline styles lets you retain the font color, size and other styles applied in your document.
  5. Click Publish.

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