Follow the given steps after installing WordPress on your site, these will help you to start a new blog in a secure and professional way.
Install a Theme
After installing WordPress on your website hosting to install a user friendly theme is one of your initial tasks to do. You may use a free or premium theme for this purpose, we always recommend a premium theme because of its easy to use and SEO features. Your blog should look professional according to your niche so try to select a theme related to your future work on your website.
Protect from Spammers
The spammers who always try to make fake comments on your site and have an important role to degrade a website. First of all you should have to install a WordPress plugin to protect your site from spam. Or you can delete spam comments manually each day.
See More: Useful Anti-Spam WordPress Plugins
Optimize for Search Engines
To index a WordPress website is one of the major aims of each blogger. For this purpose you need to do some SEO settings after installing WordPress on your site. You should have to establish your brand while optimizing your website.
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Install Backup Plugin
To protect and save your data there are several WordPress plugins are available on WordPress.org. For this purpose you can use WP to Dropbox that will create an automatic backup of your WordPress blog posts.
See More: 8 useful WordPress Backup Plugins
Add Social Media Links
Social media is one of the best ways to promote your site on the web. Some website templates have built-in social media buttons you just need to add your social links and they will appear on your site. In case your theme has not social links you can add them by using a reliable social plugin.
See More: Best Social Media Plugins