Episode 6 | 5 Things You Should be Doing on Your WordPress Website (& You Probably Aren’t)

Episode 6 | 5 Things You Should be Doing on Your WordPress Website (& You Probably Aren’t)

In today’s episode, I am sharing the 5 things you should be doing on your WordPress website that you probably aren’t. By ensuring you have all of these things done, you will have a clean, optimized and secure site and you can feel confident that you are set up for success!

In This Episode:

  • [0:44] Where I’ve been and a free virtual summit
  • [2:44] The difference between a theme and a child theme
  • [4:07] Many premium WordPress themes include a child theme and the parent theme in it’s files
  • [4:33] How to easily create a child theme
  • [5:17] How to check if you are using a child theme
  • [5:38] An important note about using child themes
  • [6:22] Why you need to change your login URL when using WordPress
  • [7:40] My favorite plugin to change the login URL is WPS Hide Login
  • [8:10] Tips for changing your login URL
  • [8:21] You need to change your permalink structure
  • [8:51] My favorite permalink structure
  • [9:49] What to look out for when changing your permalink structure
  • [10:34] My favorite plugin for redirects
  • [11:11] The one thing you need to be doing on your website no matter where it is hosted
  • [13:09] Install a security plugin
  • [13:57] A reminder to back up your site before you make any changes

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