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Meetup: Installing WordPress from Scratch

Did you miss the Meetup today on installing WordPress from scratch? Our test live broadcast for Periscope was a success! If you missed the Meetup, you can watch the recording here:

Tools / Themes / Plugins mentioned:

  • Filezilla: free FTP solution
  • Genesis Theme: WordPress parent theme
  • Genesis simple edits: a plugin that allows changes to commonly modified areas within the Genesis framework.
  • Genesis simple hooks: This plugin creates a new Genesis settings page that allows you to insert code (HTML, Shortcodes, and PHP), and attach it to any of the 50+ action hooks throughout the Genesis Theme Framework, from StudioPress.
  • Genesis simple sidebars: This plugin allows you to assign widget areas to sidebar locations within the Genesis Framework on a per post, per page, or per tag/category archive basis.
  • GM block bots: This plugin blocks, and others with a 403 Forbidden message so that they no longer show up in your Google Analytics stats.
  • iThemes Security: A security plugin to secure websites from external attacks.
  • Infinite WP: InfiniteWP is a free, self-hosted multiple WordPress management platform that simplifies your WordPress management tasks into a simple click of a button.
  • JetPack: Jetpack adds powerful features previously only available to users including customization, traffic, mobile, content, and performance tools.
  • Ultimate Coming Soon Page: The Ultimate Coming Soon Page plugin allows you quick and easily set up a coming soon or launch page for your website.
  • WordPress SEO by Yoast:  Improve your WordPress SEO: Write better content and have a fully optimized WordPress site using Yoast’s WordPress SEO plugin.
  • Simple Social Icons: This plugin allows you to insert social icons in any widget area.
  • Relevanssi: Relevanssi replaces the default search with a partial-match search that sorts results by relevance. It also indexes comments and shortcode content.

If you have any questions, please leave a comment below or feel free to post in any of our online WordPress groups.

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