Basic WordPress Settings for first time

As you have installed WordPress on your domain & selected right theme for it. Now its time to setup basic WordPress Settings for first time after installation. In this guide, we are going to setup General, Writing, Reading, Discussion & Permalinks settings. This essential settings are necessary for all kind of WordPress blog/site.

Basic WordPress Settings for first time

Basic WordPress Settings for first time

Go to Settings > General

Go to Settings > General

Settings > General
    • Site Title – Add title to your WordPress blog/site
    • Tagline – Describe your WordPress blog/site in few words
    • E-mail Address – Your gmail account for blog/business
    • Membership – You have to decide whether you want to enable user registration on your WordPress site/blog ( Personally you should enable )
    • Timezone – Depending upon your location, select timezone of your city. This enables your blog timing based on location

Settings > Writing

Download below list & copy all links to Update Services for faster indexing of your newly published post by search engines & rss feeds.


Settings > Reading

Set Blog pages & Syndication feeds to 6

Settings > Discussion

Set all options as per screenshot

Settings > Permalinks

To show article name in link select Post name & save it.

See how it looksThrought this WordPress Guide series remains our DEMO WordPress blog in which we are going to perform all actions learnt from our Guide.

This Guide is a part of WordPress Guide series
Next Step

WordPress Site design, Layout & Color Guide

If you find above post is useful

Don’t forget to give 5-star rating

Dhaval Bhatti

Dhaval Bhatti

Social by nature – Helps people for Android related stuff & to start their own blog based on WordPress by easy to follow guide.

You may also like...

2 Responses

Leave a Reply