WordPress Tutorial Series is a series of WordPress guide for the beginners. In this WordPress Tutorial, we will step in to the final steps to make it ready. For those who are reading this WordPress Tutorial part for the first time, might be interested to read our previously published article on WordPress Tutorial Series :
What is WordPress and How it Works
Finding a Suitable Web Host or Server
Installing WordPress on your Server
Post Installation Works For WordPress
WordPress Tutorial Series : Must Have WordPress Plugins
Basic ideas about what we will do in this WordPress Tutorial
You need a free or premium Theme / Theme Framework. You need to connect your WordPress site with the social networks. You need some basic SEO settings. This are what we will tell you how to do in this?WordPress Tutorial. This?WordPress Tutorial is intended for the readers who read the previous?WordPress Tutorial (we have listed at the beginning of this WordPress Tutorial), otherwise it will be difficult for you to understand.
Step by Step?WordPress Tutorial for finalizing the settings
Changing the WordPress default settings from Admin Panel : We need to change some settings of what WordPress sets up for us. Go to your WordPress Admin control panel and go to Settings menu. We will mention one by one in this WordPress Tutorial :
General : Change the site title and tagline. Copy paste these to any text Editor, we will need them later.
Writing : Tick the option saying “WordPress should correct invalidly nested XHTML automatically”
Reading Settings : Nothing to change if you do not need a special kind of website.
Discussion Settings : Tick all (Enable) except –
-Users must be registered and logged in to comment …
-Automatically close comments on articles older than…
-Break comments into pages with…
Now, set the Avatars as you like.
In our WordPress Tutorial Series, we wrote about some must Have WordPress Plugins. The Plugins are very easy to configure and we already have written about setup of WP Supercache.
WordPress Tutorial to connect with social networks
Header and Footer Plugin can insert almost anything you need to add on your WordPress header. First, you need to verify your website from Google Webmaster Tools and need to add Google Analytics code. You can read our basic tutorial on Google Analytics and Google Webmaster Tools. You can use the Header and Footer Plugin to add the webmaster tools verification code and Google Analytics plugin to add the Analytics code.
Now, go to FeedBurner and burn your feed. It is nothing but changing the way of access to your feeds. Like our feed is :?http://feeds.feedburner.com/TheCustomizeWindows ? ; in order to redirect it from WordPress, after you have done with feedburner, use FeedBurner Feedsmith plugin to redirect it. We have written about the perfect use of Feedburner too. also, you can change the look of FeedBurner e-mail subcription form reading this?WordPress Tutorial.
Nowadays, Google Plus for website is important, so you must open a corresponding named G+ Page and verify it. We have written how to verify your authorship too.
The final part is to use the Feed to publish where ever possible. ?We have a WordPress Tutorial to automatically syndicate your RSS feed. We must mention, always create a FaceBook page, a Twitter (your own will work), a delicious account, Digg and a StumbleUpon account. You can use your Twitter?s tweet as RSS feed and show in the sidebar without any plugin – here is the required WordPress Tutorial.
So, we gave you lot of works. ?Stay tuned for our next bout of article of?WordPress Tutorial Series.