Microsoft Office Publisher is to create a desktop publishing software that enables the user to print publications, websites, e -mail headlines and product presentations. Publisher is included in addition to programs such as Word, PowerPoint or Excel in the Office suite from Microsoft. He does not reach the complexity of layout programs like Scribus, Adobe InDesign or QuarkXPress.
By templates to content in WYSIWYG methods can publish quickly and easily. Design Sets are available and it can be greeting cards and invitations edited and created. With the publisher websites can be created, but no html files are opened. Only created with Publisher Websites can be opened with him again, but also get the usual HTML extension. The functions for creating web pages were removed with version 2010.