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WordPress 4.0 Site Blueprints - Second Edition by Rachel McCollin

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Configuring privacy and discussions

As this site is just for your team to use, you'll want to make it private so that only logged in users can access it. You'll also need to make some changes to the discussion settings so that logged in members can add comments.

Hiding the site from search engines

First, let's make sure that the site doesn't get picked up by search engines:

  1. Go to Settings | Reading.
  2. Check the Search Engine Visibility box, as shown in the following screenshot:
    Hiding the site from search engines

    Fig 8.10: The Reading Settings screen

  3. Click on the Save Changes button.

Now search engines will be discouraged from finding your site; this makes it less likely that people who shouldn't ...

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