#3 - Things To Consider After Installing Wordpress » WPTechie

If you are going to launch your website, it is highly recommended that you check the things needs to be considered after installing WordPress.

Auto Backup

The first and the foremost thing that you need to activate is an auto backup right after installing WordPress. This will ensure that even if worst comes to worst, you won’t have to lose all of your precious data on your website.

Change Username

Once you have installed WordPress, make sure that you are removing the admin username and are making use of a more secure one. Delete the admin username since it happens to be the target for the hackers to sneak into your website.

Delete Unused Themes And Plugins

There is no argument over the fact that old plugins and themes which may be free of cost have certain security vulnerabilities which may be exploited by the hackers to get into your website. Therefore, it is required after the installation of WordPress to delete all such themes and plugins.

Install Essential Plugins

Once you have gotten rid of the useless plugins, you can then install the essential premium plugins like the security plugin, Yoast plugin, caching plugin, sitemap plugin etc.

Get A Premium Theme
No wonder a premium theme is going to cost you a bit of money, however, considering the advanced features and fool proof security that these have to offer, it won’t be wrong to consider it a worthwhile investment, to say the least.
Check the great article I wrote on choosing a right theme for your wordpress website.

Site Title

Once you have installed WordPress, make sure that you are putting up a suitable title for your website which should be self-explanatory. It lets Google find your website easier and increase your chances of getting more traffic.

Time Zone

For the convenience of your potential visitors, it is of prime importance to make sure that you have updated the time zone on your WordPress website. It’ll make all of your posts more user-friendly for your visitors.

Use A Favicon

If you are specifically making use of a WordPress website for business, it would be a commendable idea to make use of a favicon since all major websites do so. It gives a professional edge to your website.

Google Analytics

Installing the Google Analytics along with the web master tools enable you have a look at how well your prominent keywords are performing. The web master tool enables you to have detailed information regarding the impressions and clicks that your content is generating.

Change The Permanent Link

Last but not the least, make sure that you are getting rid of the ugly link structure that WordPress has to offer by default and are replacing it with the name of your post that happens to be more user friendly as well as search engine friendly.

In the light of the information mentioned above, it can almost be taken for granted that there are a number of things which are to be taken into consideration once you have installed WordPress. Now that you are aware of such tips and trick, you are in a much better position to give your website a professional touch while keeping it completely secure against all sorts of thefts. All you have to do is apply the above-mentioned tips in an appropriate fashion and you are good to go.

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