Suppose you’d rather just have all your posts attributed to “Staff” instead of the actual author names, which could be for internal use only.
You can do this with a bit of code in your own swiss-army-knife plugin or simply in the theme functions.php file. Here’s the code:
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If your server is configured so that people can access your site using both http and https, then you may want to force them all to use https. There’s really no reason not to. Plus, for users logging on to your site (including you) they should definitely be using https for security. You can get a plugin for this, but it is easy to add a few lines of code to your .htaccess file that covers users, non-users, and even people going to non-WordPress pages you may have on other parts of your site.
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The default permalink settings in WordPress make each page look like a directory. A better way may be to have pages end with .html. You can use categories so it doesn’t look like each one of those pages is at the top level of your site.
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A normal thing to have at the bottom of your WordPress site is a copyright message. This is usually something like “Copyright Mark Davidson 2016-2018.” It kind of covers you from the year you started the site, to the current year.
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