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WordPress 4.0 Site Blueprints - Second Edition by Rachel McCollin

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Adjusting your site's settings

Before adding content, you'll need to adjust some site settings for comments, reading, and permalinks. Follow these steps:

  1. Go to Settings | Discussion. Make adjustments to the discussion settings according to your site's needs. You may or may not want to allow comments. If you do this now, it will apply to all the new posts and pages you add, and that is why it's a good idea to do it early.
  2. Click on the Save Changes button.
  3. Go to Settings | Permalinks. The default setting for Permalinks gives your site the URLs, which aren't very friendly to search engines or human beings. Select another option depending on how your site will be structured. For a site consisting of mainly static pages, I would use the Post name option ...

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