Initial WordPress Setup

By: Hershey Morgan

November 29, 2021


Course Overview
Last Updated / Reviewed: July 8th, 2021
Execution Time: 5-10 minutes

Goal: To perform an initial setup of your new self-hosted WordPress site, after downloading it from WordPress.org, making sure that your new website is SEO-friendly.

Ideal Outcome: Your website will be optimized for better indexing and Yoast plugin is correctly installed and working on the website.

Prerequisites or Requirements: This exact process only applies to self-hosted WordPress sites.

Why this is important: Having an SEO-friendly website set up from the beginning will ensure that pages are correctly indexed, understood, and displayed on search engines.

Where this is done: In your WordPress admin panel.

When this is done: When setting up a WordPress website for the first time.

Who does this: The person responsible for website management or SEO.

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