With WordPress you can create amazing blogs and websites. Managed WordPress by 1&1 makes installation and finding the best themes and plugins as easy as possible. Spend your time designing your page and creating great content instead of managing your installation. This is how you set up your website with Managed WordPress:
Setting up your website with the 1&1 wizard
After logging in for the first time, start the wizard to set up the design and plugins for your website.
Connect your domain
Your website is using a free, temporary domain, after you complete the installation. With a real domain, your website will get found better in search engines. You can connect your domain from your WordPress admin panel.
Activate SSL protection
The 1&1 SSL certificate from Symantec, providing your website with the best possible protection, is included and free for your Managed WordPress website.
You can activate SSL conveniently from the 1&1 App Center.
Managed WordPress offers you a range of preinstalled plugins that have been compiled for you by our experts and tested for performance and security. These plugins let you display images, engage in social networking and much more.
Themes not only define the look of your website, they also provide the features that help you present and organize your content.
Things like custom headers, featured posts and image sliders help you customize your website, making it truly unique.
A well crafted contact form is much more than just a way for your visitors to make contact with you!
It is a valuable tool that helps you to control inquiries and understand the needs and wishes of your visitors using surveys with predefined answers.
With Managed WordPress and NextGEN Gallery, you can present photos in interactive image galleries with responsive design on your website. The plugin optimizes the size of your images automatically and offers various layouts, slideshows and lightbox effects for your galleries.
Transfering content to Managed WordPress
You can easily transfer content from another WordPress website to your Managed WordPress website. The transfer takes three steps.
- Exporting the data in your old WordPress website
- Preparing your Managed WordPress website
- Importing the data to your Managed WordPress website
Essential WordPress Tutorials
Exciting, interesting and clearly legible content is the heart and soul of your website. These articles will help you to find, plan and create the right content for your target group. If you want to find out more about content strategies, success monitoring and search engine optimization, we have assembled all the relevant information in this article.
These tutorials will make you the true master of the WordPress backend.
Create, manage and edit WordPress pages
Pages are comparable to posts, but offer the possibility to assign a fixed structure. You can specify main pages and subpages – as you might be used to from regular websites
Create your first post
This tutorials shows you how to create and edit posts with the WordPress visual editor.
Assign categories and tags
Categories and tags help you organize content and help readers find content easily.
Insert links in WordPress
Links (hyperlinks) are an important part of your website’s content strategy and user experience.
The WordPress dashboard
The WordPress Dashboard is made up of Widgets containing important information for you.
How to manage the users of your WordPress account
Learn how to create, delete, edit and search users, as well as change their role on your website.
Great content will make your website successful. This is everything you need to get started with interesting content.
Content Marketing depends on good and well-matched content. In order to be effective, content has to be published at just the right time and needs to complement other content in the best possible way. The following tools and techniques help you to keep track of the topic and deadline planning.
As you go about setting up your website, you may realize there is a very important component you might not be prepared with – page content! You know you want to fill it with compelling copy that engages your users and convinces them to buy your products and services, but how do you do this?
Mark Twain said: Writing is easy. All you have to do is cross out the wrong words. This is especially true for web copy. When readers only spent a few seconds categorizing and discarding your text, every word counts.
Search Engine Optimization
Search Engine Optimization (abbreviated SEO) describes all techniques that will help your website or a document reach as good a place as possible in the results of a search engine.
SEO helps improve the quality of the web pages thus creating added value especially for the visitors of the pages. This post presents you the basis and sections of Search Engine Optimization. This basic understanding is important if you want to implement the techniques presented in the later articles.
You can experience Managed WordPress with our optimized Managed WordPress packages or add it to an existing contract.
The Managed WordPress packages provide an extremly powerful platform for your WordPress websites – featuring webspace and databases on SSD, PHP 7, mod_deflate, DDoS protection, NGINX and much more.