Once you have your Linux hosting login details, you may logged into your cPanel and begin with installing WordPress onto your domain name. You may search in YouTube on how to install WordPress or watch the following video as reference.
There are several WordPress Plugins that you will need to install and activate in your WordPress account.
1) Akismet > Activate > Register to get API key (drag to left to $0.00 to register for free) > Paste the API key & use the key
2) 404 Redirection Plugin > Search & Install
404 – page not found
403 – authentication failed
500 – server cannot display your website
3) All In One Schema.org Rich Snippets
Google can put picture on the left of your website link only if applicable
4) Default Featured Image (remember to add a default image)
5) Google XML Sitemaps
It gives Google to index your site easier of all your pages. It will generate a list of all your URLS & we have to submit to Google on monthly basis
Settings > XML SiteMap > to get the links
6) Limit Login Attempts
Already set when installed WP
7) WP Login reCaptcha
Register to get key
***Don’t register using the same gmail account
Site key & Secret key – copy and paste in WP Settings
8) Nextscripts Auto-Poster
May need to purchase a paid version. This is a powerful plugin/software and publish to all social media. It does re-posting or tweet for you round the clock.
9) Netscripts Pro Upgrade
11) Jetpack by WordPress.com
12) Google Adsense (optional)
NOTE: DO NOT click on your own ads. Once they (Google) ban you, they will ban you for life and all your sites.
13) WPtouch – optional
Convert your website to mobile friendly
You MUST get your website to be mobile friendly
Depends on theme (responsive themes) – shrink the site to be mobile friendly
14) Canvakala – optional
Search and insert nice image or picture for your article.
You may want to beautify your website by changing the WordPress theme. There’s a number of WordPress theme for you to choose; some are free and some are paid-version. You may choose your theme depending on your topic of your website.
Then, you will have to start writing contents for your site. Your content will be put up as “Post” in WordPress. If there’s no content, nothing works. Your content MUST be unique, not be copied from other websites and passes Copyscape. Copyscape is a platform where you will verify your content for plagiarism. You will need to purchase some credit at copyscape.com in order to have your content link verified accurately. You MUST have about 20-30 posts of content, with that you can proceed to apply to become Amazon Affiliate. As for Google Adsense, you will need to have more than 50 posts of content then only can apply. You will get to earn commission from Amazon as an affiliate when you refer a product and someone buys after reviewing it. However, Google Adsense will allow to earn money by putting ads onto your website.