Things to do After Installing WordPress (Part 2)

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In our last post, we talked about things you need to do right after installing WordPress on your host. In this post, we are going to continue the same subject and tell you the rest of them.

3. Install a Theme

Now that you have done the other two steps, you need to take care of your website’s theme. The theme you’ll see right after installing WP is a default one and it’s much better that you change it to a theme that’s more compatible with your content and preferences. There are some free themes you can choose from or there are some customized ones that may not be free.

Choosing a good theme is really important. Because your theme is the first thing that anyone that visits your website sees. So choose the best theme considering your content and your budget.

4. Install Plugins

As we have also mentioned before, plugins can be super helpful in customizing your WP website. However, they can also be harmful so be careful to choose the best ones. We have a post about the best plugins you can have on your website and you can see it using the link below:

5. Securing your WordPress

The safety of your website always comes first. Having a secured log-in password and updating your WP and the plugins can help you a lot. there are some plugins that can help you with website security. One of these plugins is Two-factor authentication.

Another thing that helps a lot is SSL. When you have SSL all your links will turn from HTTP to https which is secured.

6. Add Website to Google Analytics

In order to analyze your website and see your views and other related stuff, you need to add it to Google analytics. So after installing WordPress and doing all the other steps, make sure to add it to Google analytics.

7. Always have a Backup

We always say having a backup is not an option, it’s a necessity! No matter what problem you’ll have, a backup can always help. So make sure to frequently create a full backup from your WP website.

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