Build a site in 20 minutes

Build a site in 20 minutes

This talk is aimed to empower you to launch your WordPress site. Stop letting unimportant things delay your website and jump in!

6c3841b9afcb4477898d4396a74024c1?s=128

Kristen Symonds

July 23, 2017
Tweet

Transcript

  1. 3.

    KRISTARELLA.blog WHAT IS THE TOPIC OF YOUR WEBSITE? Art Craft

    Entertainment Education Fashion Beauty
 Health Travel Food and drink Sports News Politics
  2. 4.

    KRISTARELLA.blog WHAT IS THE GOAL OF YOUR WEBSITE? Sell physical

    goods digital goods content Generate leads
 Advertising/affiliate income Donations Portfolio/resume Share interests Journal
  3. 5.

    KRISTARELLA.blog WHAT PAGES DO YOU NEED? Home About Contact Blog

    Topics
 Portfolio Services Team members Shop/Products Cart Checkout FAQ Resources T&Cs Donate
  4. 6.

    KRISTARELLA.blog WHAT OTHER ITEMS DO YOU NEED? Subscription form Links

    to social profiles Instagram feed Facebook feed Twitter feed
 _________________ _________________ _________________ _________________ _________________
  5. 7.

    KRISTARELLA.blog HOSTING - WordPress.com - Managed - WP Engine -

    Pressable - Flywheel - Shared - Siteground - Conetix - VentraIP DOMAINS - Hover - Namecheap - radix.website - WordPress.com
  6. 8.

    KRISTARELLA.blog INSTALL SOME PLUGINS - Backup
 UpdraftPlus, BackWPUp, XCloner, Duplicator,

    Jetpack (paid, formerly VaultPress) - Caching
 WP Super Cache, W3 Total Cache, WP Rocket (paid) - Security
 Securi, iThemes Security, Wordfence, Jetpack
 - Jetpack - Widgets - Social links - Facebook page - Twitter feed - Sharing - Publicize - Subscriptions - Backup (paid) - Security (free brute force prevention, paid security scans) - Image speed - Instagram Feed - Mailchimp, Campaign Monitor, etc
  7. 12.

    KRISTARELLA.blog 20 MINUTE SITE STEPS 1. Install WordPress 2. General

    Settings 3. Install plugins (if needed) 4. Create pages 5. Choose theme 6. Configure theme a. Theme settings b. Menu c. Widgets 7. Write Blog posts (optional) 8. Add domain (if you didn’t at step 1) 9. Party
  8. 22.

    KRISTARELLA.blog TEXT PHOTO CREDITS - Christopher Bowley
 https://www.flickr.com/photos/dampowls/5173165907 - grover_net


    https://www.flickr.com/photos/9246159@N06/599820538 - Michael Arrighi
 https://www.flickr.com/photos/arrighi/8562416557 - other images by me