WP Blueprint Cheatsheet

Decades of website building experience in

1. start with a solid foundation to build on

  • Buy a domain
  • Find a suitable host and change your domain nameservers (DNS) to your new host
  • Install WordPress

2. Customize your design using elementor and a free theme

  • Install the OceanWP parent theme
  • Use a blank child theme to protect your changes
  • Use the theme customizer to design your website
    Use Elementor Pro to drag and drop from scratch

3. Add features using high quality plugins

(that are regularly updated and maintained)

  • Autoptimize
  • Central Color Palette
  • Duplicator
  • Elementor (+Pro, optional)
  • Ocean Extras
  • Regenerate Thumbnails
  • Replace Media
  • SVG Support
  • SEO Framework
  • WordFence

4. Add content and optimize for being found on search engines

  • Configure SEO options
  • Add pages based on your content
  • Add posts + categories
  • Use content upgrades to build your mailing list

5. keep it secure and maintained

  • Regularly update WP Core, Plugins, & Themes
  • Make regular backups with Duplicator
  • Use a staging site to make changes and when upgrading
need a hand?

Follow along step by step with me as I show you how to create your own easy-to-update website with my upcoming course.‚Äč

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