Things To Do After Installing WordPress
Browsing on Digital Inspiration I came across an interesting post mentioning some basic things that you can/should do after installing WordPress. The tips include:
- How to change the default image upload folder
- How to remove the WordPress version generator on the header
- How to prevent people from browsing your WP folders
- How to disable Windows Live Writer Templates
- How to turn off post revisions
- How to disable HTML in comments
- How to change the location of WP plugins and themes
- How to change the building mode of XML sitemaps
- How to turn off image tumbnails
Pretty cool huh? Just check out the article to discover how to do all those things.
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20 Responses to “Things To Do After Installing WordPress”
what do you think of using blogger as a platform? should I move to self-hosted wordpress ASAP?
it’s not a huge deal with losing subscribers… I use my own domain, subscriptions are through feedburner, etc. So I’m not gonna be totally dead if I switch (except for SEO, but I only have about 40 posts so far)
I guess if I DO need to switch I should do it sooner rather than later.
Maybe I could use analytics to set up 301 redirects for my old pages?
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all of these are great tips.
wow, definetely a good guide. I’ll redevelop my site using some these tips. Thank you
Great post, as soon as I get back from holiday in Canada, I’ll try some of these useful tips.
Thanks a lot!
Thanks for reffering that page from your website. The page contains great information regarding how and what to do after installing wordpress.
This is definitely a great list of WP tips for me, as I am already going crazy with my two-week old blog. My other blogs are courtesy of blogspot and I feel at ease with them.
But have to have dirt my hand if I want to dig some gold, right?
Thanks for sharing this. I owe you one.
Thank you for these tips..
Thanks for the link!
Would certainly take a look at it…
I am installing WP on a new site mine. These tips will help 🙂
yesterday i already read it .this is basic tip for wordpress
Always good to know this stuff… No mention of choosing a permalink style though. I thought it would be one of the first things to change when setting up wordpress…Maybe it’s not an issue anymore.
i never knew much of these
Thanks a lot. I’ve been using WordPress for just one week; this is exactly what I’ve been looking for.
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Thanx for the lead. I was looking around that feature to turn off post revisions.
Thanks for the post it has some very good tips in it.
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