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 wp-guide.xyz 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
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