Using WordPress

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Lesson Takeaways:

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Lesson Takeaways:

  1. The default WordPress admin log in is your domain name forward slash /wp-admin, but remember for those websites with hardened security this log in url might be different.
  2. Always use strong passwords
  3. Never use admin as your admin username
  4. Change passwords often

Lesson Takeaways:

  1. Posts is where you create and edit your blog posts, and pages is your website pages.
  2. Remember after creating a new page you have to manually add that page to your menu in order for it to show up on the menu, this is done in appearance > menus.

Lesson Takeaways:

  1. Set up your account at www.statcounter.com
  2. Remember, add the plugin, and configure settings to add the security code and project id

Lesson Takeaways:

  1. Remember to download your backup onto your computer!

Lesson Takeaways:

  1. Remember to save the form
  2. Admin Email should match your url
  3. Dont forget to use tracking

Lesson Takeaways:

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