When I installed WordPress for the first time, I just about had a panic attack. The dashboard was full of terms I didn’t understand and it was extremely intimidating. What I didn’t understand at the time was that I needed only what I understood at that point.
Install a theme—it’s not that difficult—and write a post. Tag it, pick a category, and publish. Easy, right? That was just enough to focus on for the first few months. Only after creating some real quality content did the other stuff matter. There are amazing websites with mediocre designs that effectively spread their message, but I don’t know of any beautiful sites with garbage content that anyone pays attention to.
After a few months ...
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