WordPress Initial Set Up

Things to do when setting up a new WordPress site:

  1. Add/Configure Plugins
    1. Akismet Anti-Spam
    2. All In One SEO Pack
    3. BackWPup – Configure and save to S3
    4. Broken Link Checker
    5. Email Encoder Bundle
    6. Enlighter
    7. Google Analytics for WordPress by MonsterInsights – Configure
    8. Jetpack y WordPress.com
    9. Smush
    10. Wordfence Security – Configure
    11. WP Mail SMTP – Configure w/Google Mail API
    12. WP reCaptcha Integration – Configure w/Google API
  2. Disable WordPress Cron in favor of OS cron
  3. Install SSL Cert using Let’s Encrypt
  4. Customize theme, create child theme
  5. Git init theme directory

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