After Installing WordPress
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There are a ton of tips out there on the web about what to do after installing WordPress. Some imply you can’t survive without doing these things. Others just suggest it’s a way to increase your visitor friendliness. All that is hooey.Well, not hooey, but an incomplete answer.
Here are the things I do after installing WordPress to make it easier to manage, get found by the search engines, improve the visitor experience and cut down on the time I spend taking care of business.
More of a checklist kinda webmaster? I have an article I wrote with all 22 things documented in one long list. You can see that article on my primary blog. It’s called 22 Things You Should Do After Installing WordPress
I mentioned a list of ping servers in the video that are in the 22 Things Article on my other blog, but I thought I would republish it here.Just copy and paste this in the Update Services area.
I know, I know… this post was a little longer than I had planned, but these are the things I do to every new WordPress blog I create (90+ and counting). I have found these tweaks to be the absolute minimum required to get a blog that is easy to maintain, and gets found by the search engines. And though I mentioned some very important plugins, there are many more you should consider using.