So you are new to WordPress? WordPress is a very flexible and powerful system, and it can be very overwhelming for beginners. Where to start? Well, there are many great WordPress video and tutorial websites, for example: wp101.com and wpbeginner.com. We’ve also compiled this list of top WordPress beginner resources. The WordPress community is very open and people love to help. Make sure you join a local Meetup and attend your local WordCamp. There are also many wonderful Facebook, and Google+ community pages.
After many years of working with and supporting WordPress we’ve come up with the following 5 top tips:
Tip #1 – Don’t use Admin as a user: See this post if you use Admin and don’t know how to correct this.
Tip #3 – Keep WordPress updated: WordPress frequently releases new updates. Make sure you keep your WordPress version up-to-date.
Tip #4 – Keep plugins updated: As WordPress is updated, so are plugins to keep up with the new versions. Plugins are also updated to prevent security issues. It is very easy to update plugins. In your plugin area, just click on the update link next to the plugin that you want to update.
Tip #5 – Install a security plugin: There are many great security plugins and we recommend you install at least one. All ClickHOST customers have free access to the premium Sucuri WordPress plugin. We also recommend iThemes Security Pro plugin.
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