- Delete defaults. Delete Default Post, Page, and Comment from Pages
- Set time zone. Settings General
- Set user registration. Enable/Disable User Registration – Settings General
- Thread comments. Set WordPress Discussion/Comments Settings – Settings Discussion
- Populate WordPress ping list. Settings Writing
- Set WordPress media settings. Settings Media (Set all to 0)
- Set up WordPress permalink structure. Settings > Permalink and select “Post name”. Settings > Permalink and select “Post name”.
- Disable Directory Browsing. For this setting, you will need to edit your WordPress .htaccess file.
Add this line of code to your .htaccess file (at the bottom):
Options All -Indexes