How to Set Up and Install WordPress
Once you decide to use WordPress to manage your website, you may wonder about your next steps. For example, you’ll need to consider how to install and set up the platform, tweak the settings, and finally design your site.
To achieve this, all you need is a straightforward plan of attack. To help you implement WordPress like a pro, we’ll walk you through the setup and installation process, before discussing how to choose a suitable theme. There's a lot to cover so let's get started!
How to Install WordPress with One Click
WordPress is famous for its one-click installation process and with good reason. In this post, we’ll show you just how easy it is to install the platform with a single click of the mouse.
How to Manually Install WordPress
If you find you need more control over WordPress’ installation, you can carry out the process manually. In this piece, we’ll show you what tools you need to get started and walk you through the process step-by-step.
How to Set Up a Local WordPress Install
Having a local WordPress installation enables you to test changes and debug issues before pushing them live. This post will discuss why it’s important to have a local setup, and how to add one using DesktopServer.
How to Configure Your WordPress Settings
Once you’ve installed WordPress successfully, you’ll need to configure its settings before using the platform. In this article, we’ll discuss how to access WordPress’ settings, describe what they do, and show you how to customize them for your needs.
How to Choose the Right Permalink Structure for Your Site
Permalinks are the individual links to your blog posts and pages, and are easily optimized for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) purposes. In this post, we will discuss how permalinks work and explain how to create a suitable (and optimized) structure that fits your site’s goals.
How to Find and Install the Perfect Theme
Finding the perfect theme for your site is crucial to your overall brand, but doing so can often be a timesink for many users. In this article, we will walk you through the best places to find themes, talk about how to consider their features and options, and show you how to install one.
Building a WordPress site can seem daunting — or even impossible if you’ve never done it before! The rewards are worth it, though, once you understand how simple the process really is. Most importantly, by creating a self-hosted WordPress site, you will have full control of your content and brand.