Did you know that if you compose your blog entries in Word, then cut & paste them directly to your WordPress blog, you can completely bork your blog??? It can do weird little things like move your sidebar completely to the bottom of the page – that’s one of the more minor things it can do. It can also make your whole blog disappear after the header!
Fortunately there is a button in the “Add New Post” screen that will allow you to paste from Word without borking your blog.
First you click on the button to show/hide kitchen sink:
Next you click on the “Paste From Word” button:
Finally, just hit CTRL V to paste into the box that comes up and click on “Insert”:
Voila! All Word code is now neutralized, and you can publish your post without borking your blog!