This may create a problem for you. If you do not do WordPress Important Settings from the first day. If you are new and don’t know what you really need to do after installation of WordPress.
here I will be showing you some essential setting of WordPress website, Which is the very important setting for any WordPress website.
1. Change WordPress Login Page URL
By default, WordPress Login page isn’t that much secure (Default URL). by default, if we want to login to your WordPress account we just write our domain name and then WP-ADMIN.
After that, we will be taken to our Dashboard. Not only us, anybody can do that and try to guess our username and password to login to your WP account.
You should change it from the first day to make our WordPress secure. after changing the login page URL it will reduce other people will try to guess our username and password randomly.
2. Delete Unused pages, post, and Comments
We do not need any of WordPress default Post or pages for our website. These are just WordPress dummy pages and post. You must get rid of it from the first day of your website.
Simply log in to your WordPress account and delete every post, page or comment you find it on your WordPress.
3. Change your website Permalinks
Permalinks appear after your domain name in Address bar. By default, WordPress permalinks is not that much SEO friendly.
There will be showing Day and Name after publishing the post. If you want to make it SEO friendly then change it. To change it click on Setting and then Permalinks.
Select the Post name and save changes.
4. Setup Time Zone
Setting up a time zone is one of the most important things for your website. Whenever you schedule your post then they will be posting based on your time zone.
To change and set up your time click on SETTING, choose your local time zone. Plus you can also change your TIME and DATE format from here.
5. Change WordPress Default Discussion Setting
If you are not aware of these setting just follow screenshot and keep changing your WordPress discussion settings. To change your default discussion setting just click on SETTING and then on DISCUSSION. Rest follow the screenshot.
6. Extend WordPress Ping list
By default, you will be seeing only one ping list on your WordPress website. These pings list can help your website to index on search engine quickly.
From the first day, you should update and add more pings to your website. To add more ping click on Setting and then WRITING. paste all-new ping list under update services.
7. Enable/disable user Registration
If you are using multi-author blog then it’s OK to keep it enabled. It simply allows guest to post article on your blog.
If you are using single author blog then this will be great to keep it disabled. There is a high chance of that you can get a lot of spam registration and comments.
To change the setting of users registration Click on SETTING and then click on GENERAL.
If you want to allow a user to register on your website then check the box (anyone can register). Or if you do not want anyone to register on your website then do not check.
8. Install anti-spam Plugin
The anti-spam plugin helps you to remove spam comments from your WordPress Website. From the creation of your website, you must install any of best Anti-spam comment.
which WordPress Important Settings do you find helpful? And What other settings do you recommend to WordPress User?