58 Tasks in Creating a New WordPress Site

58 Tasks in Creating a New WordPress Site

In a country, at a time when it is imperative for small businesses to reduce their costs, do-it-yourself sites are in vogue.

And no site-building platform is more fashionable than WordPress which, as of the date of this article, and according to statistics, is at the base of 29% of all sites worldwide.

However, while making the website itself saves some money, it should not be taken lightly, as it gives work, costs time (which is also money) and requires knowledge that goes beyond writing texts, namely, knowledge security and performance that greatly affect the life of a website.

For those who, weighing these factors, still prefer to put on their shoulders all the work and responsibility of creating your own website, here are 58 tasks that is important (not to say essential) to carry out on your new WordPress site.

1 – 10

  • 1 – Change the Installation Password
  • 2 – Set up the WordPress Home Panel
  • 3 – Set Site Title
  • 4 – Setting the Site Sub-Title
  • 5 – Setting the Preferred Location of the Site
  • 6 – Disable the possibility of free registrations on the site
  • 7 – Setting the date and time format
  • 8 – Set the main language of the Site
  • 9 – Update the WordPress Version
  • 10 – Delete WordPress demo content

11-20

  • 11 – Create content pages
  • 12 – Create the Menus (top and bottom) of the Site
  • 13 – Delete themes and plugins that are not in use
  • 14 – Update the plugins
  • 15 – Define the format of permanent connections
  • 16 – Define a list of update services
  • 17 – Add or remove sidebar widgets
  • 18 – Create article categories
  • 19 – Linking the Site to Google Analytics
  • 20 – Link Site to Google Search Console

21-30

  • 21 – Disable comments on pages and / or articles
  • 22 – Set up a contact form
  • 23 – Update author profile in WordPress
  • 24 – Add other users to WordPress
  • 25 – Adding a Logo and a Favicon
  • 26 – Setting the Home Page
  • 27 – Change the Admin user name
  • 28 – Defining a Gravatar
  • 29 – Schedule Site Backups
  • 30 – Installing and configuring a Caching plugin

31-40

  • 31 – Install and configure a Security plugin
  • 32 – Installing and configuring an Anti-Spam plugin
  • 33 – Installing and configuring an SEO plugin
  • 34 – Install and configure the WooCommerce plugin (if you want to sell through the site)
  • 35 – Install and configure a comment management plugin
  • 36 – Installing and configuring an SMTP mailing plugin
  • 37 – Installing and configuring a database optimization plugin
  • 38 – Installing and configuring a Sitemaps creation plugin
  • 39 – Define the site as private during the development process
  • 40 – Define Discussion settings

41-50

  • 41 – Install a Premium Theme (or a free theme that provides updates and support)
  • 42 – Set All Theme Options
  • 43 – Set up a maintenance page during the development process
  • 44 – Configuring the Multimedia System
  • 45 – Clean publications revisions regularly
  • 46 – Block access to WordPress folders
  • 47 – Prevent Google from indexing your own WordPress files
  • 48 – Disable html in WordPress comments
  • 49 – Integrate with external newsletters
  • 50 – Set up shares for social networks

51-58

  • 51 – Set up multi-lingual support
  • 52 – Customize various advanced options that affect Site performance
  • 53 – Create terms and conditions and privacy page
  • 54 – Install cookie warning plugin
  • 55 – Placing mandatory notices to consumers
  • 56 – Meeting the RGPD
  • 57 – Install and configure multiple plugins that bring added functionality to the Site
  • 58 – Keep WordPress updated (base platform, Themes, Plugins)

And many more tasks emerge over time as developing and maintaining a website is a continuous job!

If you prefer to focus on your business and trust iFlexi to develop and maintain your site, take a look at our plans. Maybe it costs a lot less than you’d expect! More information here: https://www.iflexi.pt/en/iflexi-opensite/

 

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