WordPress Settings Guide

Go to your WordPress dashboard > Settings > General.

  • Site Title – The name of your website. If you are not using a header/logo image on your site, this is what will display as your header. This is also what is shown as your site title in Google search results.
  • Site Tagline – The tagline of your site, typically used as a short descriptor for what your site is about.
  • WordPress Address (URL) – The URL of the WordPress directory where your core files are located (do not change).
  • Site Address (URL) – The URL of your website (do not change).
  • Email Address – Enter your email address here to receive notifications and allow you to reset your password.
  • Membership – If you check this box, anyone can register an account on your site. Check this if you are selling e-commerce products or run a membership site.
  • New User Default Role – The default role that is set when a new member is registered or created.
  • Timezone – Sets local timezone for your site.
  • Date Format – Changes how the date is displayed on your website.
  • Time Format – Changes how the time is displayed on your website.
  • Week Starts On – Select the weekday on which you want the WordPress calendar to start. The default is Monday.
  • Site Language – Sets the language in your WordPress dashboard.

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