Check out an example website

If you’re wondering what WordPress looks like you can view a Kindergarten website created in
WordPress; https://kitpwp.kindergarten.vic.gov.au/

Download Easy WP Guide WordPress Manual; http://easywpguide.com/download/

Install Updates

Ensure your website is up-to-date. When you are logged in as Admin available updates will be
shown on the dashboard, e.g.; WordPress 4.2 is available! Please update now.

Choose a theme

You can download themes from the WordPress Themes Directory;
Appearance > Themes > + Add new theme > Install

Add your own home page

A default Home page will appear when you go to the website. To make this your own, create a
Home page then set it as the static display page; Dashboard > Pages > New > ‘Home’
Settings > Reading > Front page displays > Static Page > Front Page > ‘Home’

Remove Comments on Articles

WordPress is set up like a blog and has comment sections by default, here’s how to remove these;
Settings > Discussion > uncheck “Allow people to post comments on new articles”

Remove ‘Leave a Reply’ Comments on Pages

Once you have created your pages you can remove the comments boxes from all pages, go to;
Pages > Tick Title > Select Bulk Actions – Edit > Apply > Comments – Do not allow.

Administrator Authorisation on Comments

If you do want visitors to add comments, set up Administrator authorisation for all comment
posting: Settings > Discussion > Before a comment appears > Comment must be manually
approved

Embed a Google Map

Locate the address In Google Maps, click the Settings cog bottom right > ‘Share or Embed map’>
click ‘Embed map’ > copy the code > paste into the ‘text’ tab of your webpage.

Install the Sun smart Widget

Free UV Alert Widget; http://www.sunsmart.com.au/uv-sun-protection/uv/uv-widget

Add a widget

Add something extra to your website such as a calendar, search field, custom menu or tag cloud;
Dashboard > Appearance > Widgets

Install a plugin

Add something extra to your website such as a Slideshow or Contact Form;
Dashboard > Plugins > Add new

Security Plugins

To enhance Security, we have installed 2 plugins ‘Wordfence’ & ‘WP Security’. Wordfence
notifications email address can be updated in Wordfence >> Where to email alerts.