Admin Responsibilities

Users | Menus | Taxonomies: Categories, Tags... | Comments

Users

General WordPress Users

Be mindful of user capability settings. Choose the minimum access level needed for each user. This will help avoid spam and malicious attacks on your website. Reset all website user passwords every year, if possible.

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Menus

Your site uses multiple WordPress menus. To edit go to: Appearance > Menus > then on the main page use the dropdown option to select the menu of choice to edit.

You can edit the items in each menu by:

  1. Choose items from the left (or create a custom url).
  2. Drag & Drop to 'add' them to the menu area.
  3. Edit 'Navigation Title' or menu item 'ULR' if needed.
  4. *Save your work to see the change on your live website.
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Taxonomies: Categories, Tags...

Keep your taxonomies organized! This means keep your categories, tags and any other custom fields organized. Follow the taxonomies outlined in your sitemap. Also try to limit the categories or tags applied to a post - this will keep your content relevant to the viewer.

Edit A Taxonomie Name (Category, Tag or Custom Field)

To edit or add a taxonomies go to: Posts > Categories (tags, or custom taxonomy title)

Click ‘edit’ on the title you would like to edit. Edit the ‘Name’ or ‘Parent’. If you would like to change the ‘Slug’, note that the old url will no longer work. You should create a redirect or avoid editing the ‘Slug’.

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Comments

If you have comments enabled on your website be sure to manage them. Not only do you want to avoid spam or negative comments but this is also a high risk area for malicious attacks on your website.

Even if you do not have comments on your site, you should check the comments tab monthly to delete any spam or unwanted items. Be sure to empty your trash.

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