More than 70% of the website powered by WordPress CMS. After Installing WordPress on any hosting, you need to change the some WordPress setting for improving the SEO and blog Speed. WordPress is a most popular CMS for blogger. So you can setup WordPress correctly to get the full benefit of WordPress. Some setting available after installing Jetpack.
The first thing is to do after installing WordPress, you can write your Site Title and describe you site in one strong headline in Tagline box. After that, you can write your complete site address in WordPress Address and Site Address URL Box.
If you do not allow guest posting on your site then you can disable membership registration. If your site like TechShiny that accepted the guest, you can enable it for your contributor. But Stop Registration is the pain, so you can install WangGuard WordPress Plugin to stop spam registration.
Timezone and Time format
You can configure time as per requirement and your country. For Indian time zone, you can select Kolkata under Asia. Other option such as Delhi, Mumbai not available in time zone box.
You can write the post in the email and publish directly to WordPress. You can find these option in writing section under setting tab.
You will find some default ping list in update service. The ping list is used to faster indexing your blog in search engine. You can find some fastest ping list and paste here.
In this section, you can configure your front page (homepage display setting) according to your blog. You can setup related post setting, follower setting, comment follows the text in this section. Here is my blog reading setting.
Default Article Setting: – This is the most important setting for your blog. You can configure these according to you. I configure these setting according to my blog. Here is the screenshot.
Other Comment Setting: Avtar :- These setting also depended on according to your blog. Here is a recommended setting for every WordPressAvtar: WordPress avatar icon show on your author box profile icon and it can be configured on Gravatar. You can register at gravatar and upload your profile photo to make is visible on author box.
By default, WordPress save your upload image in multiple formats such as thumbnail, medium and large size. Every premium theme has the special feature for media setting. So you need to stop to make one photo in multiple formats.
A good permalink structure improves search engine ranking. So you need to setup best structure for the permalink. According to me and many professional suggest that post link structure is good for SEO.
After installed WordPress, two or three WordPress theme have installed. So you can delete the theme and upload an SEO Optimized theme. Go to appurtenance > theme , after that delete previously installed theme and upload a new theme for your blog
Remove Unused Plugin and Install New Plugin
Some WordPress plugin is also installed by default Like hello dolly that is useless. So you can remove these WordPress plugins and install some recommended WP Plugin. Here is Handpicked article to choose the right WordPress Plugin for your blog.
So, these setting are best for WordPress SEO and speed. Mostly new bee blogger to forget these setting. You can share your thought in a comment section.
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