In this article, I am traveling to allocution about how to body a WordPress website from scratch. To be honest, WordPress is not my admired if I aboriginal started out online in 2008. Blogger is.
However in the deathwatch of Google changes and alert to added accustomed marketers be it their videos, webinars and courses, I accustomed I was amiss and absitively to apprentice how to body WordPress sites admitting the actuality that it took me 3 years from 2010 – 2013 back I was a apathetic abecedarian and non-technical being if it comes to web design.
With that said, actuality are my 17 accomplish on not just how to body a website but the one that Google and a lot of searches wish to see.
1. Upon installing the WordPress into my area I affiliated to my hosting, the aboriginal affair I will do is to yield agenda and save my login data to the admin dashboard afore in fact logging in.
2. Next, I will attending for General Settings. Beneath it, I will annul the words Just Another WordPress Blog from it.
3. The third affair I will do is to go to permalinks and blazon in the characters /%postname%. This is so that my page and column will attending like domainname.com/topic-of-whatever-you-want-to-write rather than domainname.com/?=id=1234 which looks like spam hotlink in Google eyes.
4. I will change the absence Uncategorized into Articles beneath Categories.
5. I will catechumen Hello World into a Welcome To Site column in which I will add the bulletin on affable my web visitors afore cogent them what my website is all about and what they can apprentice from them.
6. I will transform Sample Page into About Page. Actuality I will allotment briefly about myself as in my background, what I do and why I body this accurate site.
7. Once that is done, I will advance to Plugins. Except for Akismet which I will actuate to anticipate visitors from spamming, I will annul the blow afore the abacus my replacements as in All-In-One SEO Pack, CKEditor For WordPress, Contact Form 7, Pretty Hotlink Lite and WP Super Cache.
8. Upon activating those, I will arch down to All-In-One SEO Pack to add heading, abrupt description and keywords. This will be apparent in Google after-effects if anyone blazon in those keywords to attending for answers.
9. CKEditor For WordPress is alternative but I accept this back I do not like the absence editor which does not accommodate the advantage for you to change chantry admeasurement and style.
10. Contact Form 7 is for me to actualize the box for visitors to blazon in their name, email and any acknowledgment or questions they may accept about my associates course
11. Pretty Hotlink Lite is for cloaking my associate links so that it looks added presentable like mydomainname.com/name-of-product-or-service-I-recommend instead of the continued animal one you see in a lot of marketplaces such as ClickBank.
But if I am creating and advising my own products, that will not be necessary.
12. WP Super Cache is to accredit the website to amount faster.
13. Once I got the plugins done, I will advance to Themes beneath Appearances. The blazon of affair I accept in apperception is the one with angel sliders and three columns apery one sub-topic aural the capital affair site.
In the past, I could accept gone for chargeless affected capacity but now I adopt Ink Capacity as they are added affordable and I apperceive the buyer able-bodied back I am his approved chump as compared to say Affair Forest.
14. After installing the theme, I will apprentice to do the all-important configurations to enhance my website look.
15. I will again go to Widgets and annul the accidental ones. They are what will be displayed on my sidebar. The ones I wish and accept in apperception are HTML argument for inputting banderole codes and contempo posts.
16. Finally I will actualize the top and basal card while at the aforementioned time abacus new categories. I do not apperceive about you but my accepted website aeronautics card consists of Home, About, Topics, Articles, Products and Contact Us pages.
17. Once I got this accomplished anatomy set up and ready, I am accessible to add in added posts and pages.