Typical Basic Website Setup

While SpicyPress.com hosted websites have a number of services running in the background for security, performance and search engine optimization, there are some recommended plugins to activate and WordPress default settings to change.

For starters it is recommended that you discourage search engines from crawling and indexing your website until it is ready to publicly launch.  You only make a ‘first impression once’ and you don’t really want to be judged by incomplete or inaccurate content and site organization.