There are many settings which affect how WordPress works and at some point you should go through them all and configure them to suit your preferences.
Some settings depend on the type of website you want or your personal likes and dislikes, so there isn’t a right way or wrong way to set them. It is up to you.
Some settings are specific to wordpress.com and they are not in self-hosted versions of WordPress. They are not covered here because our website is just a stepping stone to a more powerful self-hosted setup.
Plugins can add items to settings and the section expands as they are installed. However, plugins are not available on wordpress.com, it is one of the limitations, so the settings are simpler.
Here are a few settings common to all WordPress installations.
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