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5 Things You Should be Doing on Your WordPress Website (& You Probably Aren’t) Beauty and Her Biz Podcast

    • Entrepreneurship

In today’s episode, I am sharing the 5 things you should be doing on your WordPress website that you probably aren’t. By ensuring you have all of these things done, you will have a clean, optimized and secure site and you can feel confident that you are set up for success!
 
In This Episode:
[0:44] Where I’ve been and a free virtual summit [2:44] The difference between a theme and a child theme [4:07] Many premium WordPress themes include a child theme and the parent theme in it’s files [4:33] How to easily create a child theme [5:17] How to check if you are using a child theme [5:38] An important note about using child themes [6:22] Why you need to change your login URL when using WordPress [7:40] My favorite plugin to change the login URL is WPS Hide Login [8:10] Tips for changing your login URL [8:21] You need to change your permalink structure [8:51] My favorite permalink structure [9:49] What to look out for when changing your permalink structure [10:34] My favorite plugin for redirects [11:11] The one thing you need to be doing on your website no matter where it is hosted [13:09] Install a security plugin [13:57] A reminder to back up your site before you make any changes  
Links Mentioned:
The Success-Driven Solopreneur Summit: https://thesuccessdrivensolopreneur.com/ Siteground: https://lindseyaleson.com/siteground WPS Hide Login: https://wordpress.org/plugins/wps-hide-login/ Redirection: https://wordpress.org/plugins/redirection/ The Contract Shop: https://thecontractshop.com/ Wordfence: https://www.wordfence.com/ WordPress Success Free Guide: https://www.lindseyaleson.com/wpsuccess   
Connect with Me on Social Media:
Facebook Group: The Lovely Entrepreneur Society Instagram: @lindseyaleson

In today’s episode, I am sharing the 5 things you should be doing on your WordPress website that you probably aren’t. By ensuring you have all of these things done, you will have a clean, optimized and secure site and you can feel confident that you are set up for success!
 
In This Episode:
[0:44] Where I’ve been and a free virtual summit [2:44] The difference between a theme and a child theme [4:07] Many premium WordPress themes include a child theme and the parent theme in it’s files [4:33] How to easily create a child theme [5:17] How to check if you are using a child theme [5:38] An important note about using child themes [6:22] Why you need to change your login URL when using WordPress [7:40] My favorite plugin to change the login URL is WPS Hide Login [8:10] Tips for changing your login URL [8:21] You need to change your permalink structure [8:51] My favorite permalink structure [9:49] What to look out for when changing your permalink structure [10:34] My favorite plugin for redirects [11:11] The one thing you need to be doing on your website no matter where it is hosted [13:09] Install a security plugin [13:57] A reminder to back up your site before you make any changes  
Links Mentioned:
The Success-Driven Solopreneur Summit: https://thesuccessdrivensolopreneur.com/ Siteground: https://lindseyaleson.com/siteground WPS Hide Login: https://wordpress.org/plugins/wps-hide-login/ Redirection: https://wordpress.org/plugins/redirection/ The Contract Shop: https://thecontractshop.com/ Wordfence: https://www.wordfence.com/ WordPress Success Free Guide: https://www.lindseyaleson.com/wpsuccess   
Connect with Me on Social Media:
Facebook Group: The Lovely Entrepreneur Society Instagram: @lindseyaleson

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