Publish to Web

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Presenter ’09 provides simple, 1-click publishing for generating your Flash-based presentation or elearning course. If you’re creating a presentation or elearning course to view on your computer or share on a Web site, use the Publish for Web option.

To Publish for Web:

  1. Select Articulate --> Publish to launch the Publish dialog.
  2. Select the Web publish tab.
  3. Specify a Publish location for your presentation. The default location is in this directory: My Documents\My Articulate Projects. Click the ellipsis button (...) or type a directory path if you want to pick a different location on your computer.
  4. Modify the Properties as necessary:
    • If you wish to modify the Published title, type a new title.
    • If you wish to modify the Player template, select from the drop-down menu the template you’d like to use, or click the ellipsis button (...) to manage player templates. See the section Customizing the Player Template: Overview for more details.
    • If you wish to modify the Logo, select from the drop-down menu the logo you’d like to use, or click the ellipsis button (...) to manage logos. See the section Managing Presentation Options: Logos for more details.
    • If you wish to modify the Presenter, select from the drop-down menu the presenter you’d like to use, or click the ellipsis button (...) to manage presenters. See the section Managing Presentation Options: Presenters for more details.
  5. Click Publish.
  6. When the Publish process is complete, you will receive the following Publish Successful dialog box to choose the next step:
    • View Presentation: Allows you to see the published output in your Web browser.
    • Email: Automatically generates a message with the zipped output attached to send content via e-mail.
    • FTP: To publish directly to your server via FTP.
      • Provide the following information for FTP Upload (example credentials shown in italics):
        • Server: yourserver.com
        • Port: default is 21
        • Username: your login
        • Password: secure password
        • Directory: /users/jsmith/public_html/quizzes/newhire***
            ***Path is relative to starting point when logging in via FTP
        • Click Test Connection to confirm FTP access.
        • Select Save username and password as necessary.
    • Zip: To create and save a zipped version of the output.
    • Open Folder: Opens the published output folder.
    • Choose Close when you are done or to exit without selecting one of the above options.