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August 12th, 2015

Deleting WordPress Hello World post

When WordPress first makes your website, it automatically makes a Hello World post.

Unless you want the world to know just how much of a total newb you truly are, you probably want to delete this post immediately.

Actually, you can either delete it or change it into your very first post.

We’ll start with deleting the Hello World post as that’s the simplest method.

On your dashboard, look Posts => All Posts

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Unless you have already

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August 11th, 2015

How to change your permalinks and why

After you change your tagline, the next step that you need to take is to change your permalinks.

Settings => Permalinks

I always set my permalinks to Custom Structure and type /%postname% in the box.

Your permalinks should always be your post name for search engine optimization purposes but also for the readability of the user.

The date is a hindrance because:

It looks neat and organized, It makes it easier if you ever want to recycle a post (say, if wordpress changes the way to

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August 10th, 2015

How to change your WordPress tagline

Whether you have already wrote and published your first post or you decided to concentrate on the ascetics, here are the first things you should do to your WordPress blog.

Update your WordPress Tagline:

Under Settings => General

Your tagline appears underneath the name of your blog.

It should represent exactly what your blog is about.

Amablogger’s tagline is Diary of An Amateur Blogger.

Don’t worry if your purpose of your blog evolves in the future as your tagline can be easily changed.

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