WEBFI-WordPress-Top 10 Most Important Things To Do After Installing WordPress

Once you have installed WordPress it can sometimes feel daunting not knowing the next step. In this video, we will show you the top ten most important things to do after installing WordPress.

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Summary of this Tutorial:

1) Change the title, tagline, time zone, and favicon to personalize your site.

2) Change your permalink structure under Settings, Permalinks.

3) Configure your reading section under Settings, Reading if you want your posts on their own page instead of on the home page.

4) Delete any themes you do not use to reduce the chance of vulnarabilities.

5) Install a cache plugin to speed up your site to reduce the load on your server.

6) Look in to a security plugin like Sucuri.

7) Install a anti-spam plugin like Akismet that comes with the default WordPress install.

8) Install a SEO plugin, we would recommend SEO by Yoast.

9) Have a sharing plugin on your site.

10) Schedule backups on your site to protect your work.

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  • EmanuelRavelli on December 24, 2014

    Please slow down the narration on your videos. 

  • Christopher Mooney on January 18, 2015

    #9 is optimize for social media sharing via sharing plugins. Is the plugin named Sharing Plugins?

  • Pamela Richards on January 30, 2015

    Thank you for the video. I have to ask you to speak much more slowly .It is not easy to keep up with what you are saying and following along on the page.

  • Fortnite on December 11, 2015

    your short and down to point video clips are just amazing. thank you so much!

  • Laura Tucker on February 16, 2017

    Please slow down. I'm new. I don't know the language and had rewind so many times. Good info, just too fast.

  • MixMate22 on March 11, 2017


  • MixMate22 on March 11, 2017

    really nice videooooooo

  • Elwyn Johnson on May 27, 2017

    Great fast,concise, info!

  • DeLane Catlett on October 8, 2017

    These are good first steps for a beginner… some things I wouldn't even know to think about. Thanks!

  • Azan Muhammad on July 3, 2020

    I have downloaded the WP software on my laptop from the sites "get wordpress" button but I dont know how to launch the software

  • Aditya Das on July 3, 2020

    Very helpful

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