WordPress for Beginners: Easy as 1-2-3
• Comment blacklist: In this ﬁeld you can ﬁll in words. Fill in one word or ip per line. When a comment contains those words,
it will be marked as spam.
• Avatars: An avatar is an image that follows you from weblog to weblog appearing beside your name when you comment
on avatar enabled sites. Here you can enable the display of avatars for people who comment on your site.
You’ll ﬁnd the Media Settings page through “Settings” > “Media” in the left menu. Here you can conﬁgure some default
settings for media (especially images) you upload. For most of you, the basic settings are just ﬁne.
You’ll ﬁnd the Privacy Settings page through “Settings” > “Media” in the left menu. Unless you don’t want your blog to show
up in search engine search results, you select the ﬁrst option:
You’ll ﬁnd the Permalinks Settings page through “Settings” > “Permalinks” in the left menu. Here you can choose how the url
of your blog or website will look like.
I advise you to change this because this is important for Search Engine Optimization (SEO).
Out of the box WordPress generates urls like:
If you turn on Permalinks, it’s possible to generate urls like this:
As you can see, in the url of the second example we can read what the page is about. This is also very important for search
engines because they also index page urls. Words in the page url are considered as important, which is good for SEO.
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