Checklist for a WordPress Website

Name of your website

Check for availability at Namecheap

A Hosting company

– Namecheap, GreenGeeks, GoDaddy. Domain is activated, pointed to servers.


Ideas to ponder…….

What is your main purpose for your website? Or blog?

What Themes do you like?
For WordPress themes go to
What colors do you like?

What do you want to say? Text
Content, content, content
If you type you can copy & paste in

Images – 4 Plus
I like 150 dpi to start with

MENU – What links/tabs do you want?
Home – has main info
About Me – short (or long) bio (resume?)
Links & Resources – who inspires you?
Contact Me – possibly form or just email

Are you going to Blog – article/updated info. Will this be main page? – at least weekly.
You can also link to an existing blog.

What links/resources do you want to add?


– we load WP to your server – the software is stored on your server not on your computer, and is very easy install through host CPanel. Will need Host account login information.

Create website

– with content typed and ready for copy and paste, and photos easily available, creating your website is easy.

How to maintain, update and change your website.