Do you know how WordPress works? Do you know how to work with the best plugins? Is security something that concerns you? It’s important to make a site that people will want to keep coming back to. Here are some of the basics to get you started.
If your blog post includes a long title, adjust your permalink. For example, “Ten Ways for Smart Parents to Tame Their Kids” would appear as a long, cumbersome URL. Rather, seek out keywords in the long URL and create a shorter permalink for it.
Get familiar with the tools on WordPress to help you blog. For example, “KITCHEN SINK” gives you more format options on posts. Your admin pages will also have a “SCREEN OPTIONS” tab. It is possible to control a number of formatting elements with this.
Before installing WordPress, take some time for education. The more you’re able to do in advance, the more you’ll be better prepared when you start. Research SEO, WordPress and content generation before starting to develop your site.
Review your content for irrelevant material and remove it. That way, the site stays suitable for the interested folks who read it. Trying using a plugin like Akismet to filter out spam.
Your post will automatically appear chronologically, unless you stipulate otherwise. To change it, modify the date. In order to do that, open one of your posts and you will be able to see the date at the top right hand corner. Click and change the date, then save the post. This changes where its position will be.
Now you have a guideline on how to use WordPress successfully. There is much to learn aside from just plugins and security. Begin with the suggestions you just read. Keep this article on hand in case you need to refresh your memory.