First of all, we’re going to be taking a look at how to WordPress settings or configure the settings in your new WordPress installation. When you first install WordPress it looks pretty generic like as bellow image. If you look at the left side of your screen then, you will see the options panel of WordPress. You can start working on it. We do have to take care of a few settings. Let’s log in to the dashboard by typing in your domain name followed by a forward slash and the word similarly “www.example.com/wp-admin”, and hit enter.
WordPress Settings :
When you’re ready to continue to WordPress settings, on the login screen type in your WordPress username and the password, that’s are you created when you set up your WordPress installation. If you installed WordPress using quick install by using softacul0us app installer, there will be a couple of plugins that may have already been installed for you.
Plugins Section :
Let’s go to the plugins section, here you can see all of the plugins that are already available. You may want to deactivate or completely uninstall. WP super cache makes your site run a little bit faster by caching all the data. So it doesn’t have to be queried from the database every time your website is accessed. If once you have completed setting up your website you may want to come back and reactivate the plugin.
Settings > General-Site Title- Tagline-WordPress Address – Site Address – Email Address – Membership – New User Role – Site Language – Timezone – Date Formate – Time Formate – Week Start On :
Now let’s go to the settings section. When you click on the Settings section you will also have additional options such as general, writing, reading, discussion, media, and permalinks. Let’s begin by tweaking the general settings. Here we will confirm our site title, we can change it to whatever we want.
Next to a tagline, next you’ll need to confirm that the URL to your WordPress installation is correct and if it’s not making sure you apply the appropriate changes also make sure you have a valid email. If you will be allowing people to register on your site be sure to apply a checkmark on this box.
While you are developing your website, I highly recommend keeping it turned off, also if you will be allowing people to register on your site be sure to setup which role you want them to have when they first subscribe. So, I recommend leaving in a subscriber. You can also modify the time code based on your location using this pull-down menu. I’m on central time so I will choose UTC positive 6. You can choose the date format to control the way. Dates are displayed on your website and also, the time format and lastly you can select which day of the week your personal calendar starts on we’ll leave this one it’s Saturday.
Once you are ready to continue to press the Save Change button.
For more read about WordPress General Settings, go to https://codex.wordpress.org/Settings_General_Screen
Settings > Writing :
Now let’s move on to the writing section here you can set up a couple of formatting rules. For example, You can enable the conversion of emoticons such as the smiley faces to be converted into graphics in your pages and articles. If you’re having display issues with the way XHTML displays on your site. You may come back and enable this option. I recommend leaving this off for now.
Settings > Writing > Default Post Category :
When you create posts you can also enable the default category since we haven’t created any categories we’ll leave all posts set up to be uncharacterized but after you have created different categories for your posts you will have that option available under this pulldown menu.
Settings > Writing > Default Post Category :
Depending on the theme you are using you may have different options for the default post format. Likewise, you may select your options from this pulldown menu press this allows you to create a button on your browser that will allow you to immediately early create a post based on what you are browsing on the Internet. This is a time-saving feature for people who like to post links to different articles.
Settings > Writing > Post via Email :
If we want to configure WordPress to allow posts to submit via email, we may provide an email address in this series of fields and one more thing if we want to notify specific pinging service, we provide that services URL here. In most cases, this is not necessary.
Let’s press the Save Changes button to continue.
For more about WordPress writing settings go to https://codex.wordpress.org/Settings_Writing_Screen
Settings > Reading :
Now we can take a look at the reading section. The reading section controls the settings for how your website is view. If you’re using WordPress to set up a blog you may leave the latest post option enabled. This will display the latest posts that you create in the front of your website. If you are creating a conventional website using WordPress you may enable a static page option and you can select any pages inside of you.
Settings > Discussion :
These are the area for the settings that are showing how do you control the visitors of your site. Read carefully this section because it is more important in WordPress settings. You can check or uncheck the default setting according to your need. As a result, taking best advantage of this settings.
Finally, we are at the end of this post.