How to Convert Microsoft Word Documents to HTML

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Microsoft Word allows you to convert Word documents to HTML, adding tags and formatting as needed.

Step 1

Open the document in Microsoft Word by selecting Open from the File menu. Locate the file and select Open.

Step 2

Use buttons in the toolbar to make any changes, such as increasing the font size or using italics. (The formatting tags for the resulting document will be generated automatically.)

Step 3

Click on the Tools menu and select Spelling and Grammar to check your spelling. Save any changes.

Step 4

Click the File menu and select Save As HTML (or Save As Web Page).

Step 5

Click Yes or Save in the dialog box that appears.

Step 6

Open a Web browser.

Step 7

Select Open from the File menu and locate the file you just saved.

Click Open or OK to view the file in the Web browser.


  • You can also edit HTML documents in Word.
  • To save HTML documents as Word documents, select Save As Word Document from the File menu.

Items you will need

  • Microsoft Word

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