1. start with A rock solid foundation to build on

  • Buy a domain
  • Find a suitable host
  • Install WordPress

2. add features with high quality plugins

  • Autoptimize
  • Central Color Palette
  • Duplicator
  • Elementor (+Pro, optional)
  • Ocean Extras

(that are regularly updated!)

  • Regenerate Thumbnails
  • Replace Media
  • SVG Support
  • SEO Framework
  • WordFence

3. Customize your design with elementor and a free theme

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

4. add content and optimize for 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

  • Make regular backups with Duplicator
  • Regularly update WP Core, Plugins, & Themes
  • 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 the upcoming Weekend WordPress.