Self-Hosting and Wordpress. Tutorial 3 Margaret Vass ICT Curriculum Support Officer Falkirk Council Education Services
Activating Plugins Some plugins are already installed. Click on the ‘installed’ section to view these
The Akismet Plugin <ul><li>To help prevent spam comments, it is useful to activate the Akismet plugin </li></ul><ul><li>Tick the box and activate it </li></ul>
Obtaining an API Key In order to operate, the Akismet plugin requires you to have an API key. You can get your own key by signing up for a free Wordpress.com blog.
Your Avatar <ul><li>http://en.gravatar.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Signing up for a gravatar.com account is FREE, and all that's required is your email address. Once you've signed up you can upload your avatar image and soon after you'll start seeing it on gravatar enabled blogs. </li></ul>Go to the following website:
Even More Advice! http://www.problogdesign.com/wordpress/10-things-to-do-after-installing-wordpress/
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